According to Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report, he has spoken to at least one GM in the NFL who will admit – anonymously, of course – that teams want Michael Sam, but are afraid of the media attention:
GM tells me: “Teams want to sign Michael Sam but fear the media attention.” To me, that’s cowardice. But that’s just me.
— mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) September 1, 2014
Meanwhile, Adam Schefter of ESPN breaks down Michael Sams stats against similar players and their status:
12 players had 2.5 or more sacks this preseason. 10 are on 53-man rosters. One on practice squad. And last, Michael Sam, hasn’t found work.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 1, 2014
UPDATE: Ian Rapoport of NFL.com thinks Michael Sam could be headed to the Canadian Football League: