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Michael Sam cut: Eric Wood blames ESPN
Michael Sam cut: Eric Wood blames ESPN

Michael Sam, trying to make the St. Louis Rams and possibly become the first openly gay player to play in an NFL regular-season game, was cut by the team on Saturday despite having a solid preseason. The Rams did not add him to their practice squad, and no other team has signed him yet. Why? Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Eric Wood has a theory. Responding to a tweet wondering why Sam has not been signed by anyone despite having 11 tackles and 2½ sacks during the preseason and playing much better than expected, Wood tweeted: "Blame that on ESPN. No one wants the distraction." Are ESPN and the media circus that surrounded Sam throughout the preseason to blame for him...

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