Almost two months after being cut from the St. Louis Rams, Michael Sam has been dropped again, this time from the practice squad of the Dallas Cowboys.
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Sam, the first openly gay man drafted into the NFL, spent seven weeks on the 10-man squad in Dallas, and the team announced Tuesday it waived him when he didn't make the 53-man roster.
Sam practicing with Dallas didn't make nearly as big of a media splash as when the Rams drafted him in the seventh round, especially when Sam celebrated by smooching his boyfriend. At Sunday's game against the New York Giants, a USA Today reporter asked fans how they felt about having a gay man on the practice squad; more than half of fans didn't even know Sam was on the team.More »