Michael Sam remains on Rams' roster at this time

The St. Louis Rams haven't cut rookie defensive end Michael Sam, at least not yet.

The Rams cut 17 players on Friday.

That includes quarterback Garrett Gilbert and offensive tackle Mitchell Van Dyk

Sam had six tackles against the Miami Dolphins.

Sam is competing with fellow rookie Ethan Westbrooks.

"You know what, it's not going to be like the draft," Sam said. "I'm very confident that I'm going to sleep really well tonight, and I'm very confident I'm going to be on a team, the Rams or any other team in the NFL."

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Information from ESPN.com Rams reporter Nick Wagoner was used in this report.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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