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Rams' Michael Sam becomes first openly gay player in NFL game
Rams' Michael Sam becomes first openly gay player in NFL game

Michael Sam became the first openly gay player to appear in an NFL game on Friday when ran onto the field for the St. Louis Rams. The Rams selected Sam with a seventh-round pick out of Missouri in the 2014 draft and put him to work with just over five minutes left in the first quarter of St. Louis' 26-24 exhibition loss to the New Orleans Saints. Sam pressured and nearly wrapped up Saints third-string quarterback Ryan Griffin and got a hold of New Orleans running back Khiry Robinson at the line of scrimmage for his first NFL tackle. A cheer rose up from the crowd of 54,850 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis when his name was announced after the play.  "I make...

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