Michael Sam Cut by Rams: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

August 30, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Sam's dream of becoming the first openly gay player to make an NFL roster may happen somewhere; it just won't be with the St. Louis Rams. Sam was among the Rams players cut on Saturday, as the team pared down its roster to the 53-man limit required by Aug. 30.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the news:
Sam spoke about the move on Twitter:
The Rams also released a video announcing the roster cuts, which can be viewed on the team's official site. Bleacher Report's Chris Simms gave his thoughts on what could be ahead for Sam in the video below:
Sam, whom the Rams drafted in the seventh round (No. 249 overall) amid controversy, emerged in camp as a situational pass-rusher and special teams contributor. He made 11 tackles and three sacks while working mostly with the second and third units during the preseason. 
Following the Rams' final preseason game, ESPN.com, via The Associated Press, provided a statement from Sam discussing hi...

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