Sam tweeted his thanks to his latest team on Twitter, and vows to continue to fight for a spot on the NFL.
Michael Sam, defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys, was waived from the practice squad on Tuesday.
Sam, a Hitchcock, TX native, made national headlines earlier this year as he became the first openly gay player in NFL history. Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh-round of the NFL draft, playing with the squad in the offseason before he was released. Sam was then signed by the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, but after seven weeks into the NFL season never made it onto the team’s roster.
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