Michael Sam believes he should’ve been taken sooner in the draft.
In St. Louis, Michael Sam might have found the perfect spot to pursue an NFL career and try to become the league’s first openly gay player.
Michael Sam waited and waited. Hours passed, rounds came and went, and eventually, there were only eight more picks left on the third and final day of the NFL draft.
All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.
It could be a very long weekend for Michael Sam.
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GM Les Snead confirms several teams have inquired about trading up.
The ESPN survey of 51 anonymous players – about the sample size of a full team roster – were asked four questions regarding sexual orientation matters in the National Football League. Eighty-six percent said they are okay with a gay teammate, with 44 of the players agreeing that a player’s sexual orientation does not matter to them.
The St. Louis Rams have signed each of the team’s seven draft picks, the team announced Thursday. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. The Rams’ 2013 draft class includes WR Tavon Austin (1st round, […]
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