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Michael Sam‘s NFL journey is temporarily on hold.
The St. Louis Rams released the seventh-round draft pick on Saturday, the team announced. The defensive end was one of the front office’s final cuts as the Rams trimmed their roster down to the 53-man limit ahead of Saturday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline.
“I want to thank the entire Rams organization and the city of St. Louis for giving me this tremendous opportunity and allowing me to show I can play at this level,” Sam tweeted Saturday. “I look forward to continuing to build on the progress I made here toward a long and successful career.”
We expect Sam to clear waivers and join the team’s practice squad after putting together a preseason body of work that saw him make a consistent impact in the box score.
“He said, ‘Yes, sir,’ and he said, ‘I understand,'” Fisher told reporters. “He said, ‘Thanks for the opportunity,’ and I said, ‘Michael, I’m looking forward to visiting with you tomorrow.’ He goes, ‘I am, too.’ That’s really all that was said.”
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