Michael Sam, who served as one of the biggest storylines during the preseason due to being the first openly gay player in league history, was released by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday.
Selected by the Rams in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft as a defensive end, Sam’s presence caused controversy throughout the league including with former Bucs and Colts head coach turned NFL analyst Tony Dungy.
Sam attempted to make by the Rams despite playing on one of the league’s richest teams along the defensive front.
Despite by released by the Rams, Sam could still be a part of the organization by making the practice squad should he clear waivers.
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