Rams drafted First Black Player to NFL, Now the First Openly Gay Player

The Rams franchise in Los Angeles signed Kenny Washington in 1946 and the St. Louis franchise continues the tradition.

The Rams franchise in the NFL likes to make social history. Yesterday, the St. Louis Rams drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in league history.

What few people know is that in 1946, the Los Angeles Rams signed Kenny Washington, the first African Amer