Dallas Cowboys Cut Michael Sam

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The Dallas Cowboys have cut Michael Sam from their practice squad. Sam would be the first openly gay player in NFL history, but has yet to make a regular-season roster.

According to the Cowboys website, Sam's practice squad spot will be taken by "linebacker Troy Davis, a second-year pro from Central Florida who worked out with the team on Monday." Sam is a defensive end.

Before joining Dallas in early September, Sam was drafted and cut by the St. Louis Rams.


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