MIAMI GARDENS, FL - AUGUST 28: Defensive end Michael Sam #96 of the St. Louis Rams warms up prior to action against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on August 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images) By Marc Serota
ST LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 16: Michael Sam #96 of the St. Louis Rams warms up prior to the preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Edward Jones Dome on August 16, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) By Jamie Squire
(FootballStL) - ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted Tuesday afternoon that former Rams draft pick Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay player in league history, is on his way to Dallas for a physical.
If all goes well, Schefter reported, the former Mizzou defensive end will be signed to the Cowboys practice squad.
Sam was drafted by the Rams in the 7th round this year and had a very good preseason, registering a couple sacks, but was released on the final day of cuts.