The Dallas Cowboys have signed defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the National Football League, to their practice squad.
It’s official. Michael Sam has been signed to the Cowboys practice squad and will be at practice this morning
— Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) September 3, 2014
Sam had been cut last week by the St. Louis Rams, the team that drafted him in the seventh round of this year’s NFL draft.