Half-dozen teams have contacted Michael Sam

AP

AP


Michael Sam was waived by the Dallas Cowboys three weeks ago but thus far has not signed with any NFL team.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter it is not for a lack of interest in the defensive lineman citing sources that say as many as six teams have been in contact with the 2013 SEC Defensive player of the year who is aiming to become the first openly gay player to play in the NFL.

Given that Sam has yet to sign a deal we can only assume that all of the interest is of the practice squad variety.

Sam was a seventh round pick of the St. Louis Rams this year but failed to make the roster. He later latched on with the Cowboys prior to the start of the season but never earned a promotion to the 53-man roter. In four preseason games the 6-foot-2 pass rusher had three sacks.