Jerry Jones on Sam: 'In a good place

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    Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Michael Sam "has got a long way to go" but mentioned Baltimore Ravens star Terrell Suggs and five-time Super Bowl champion Charles Haley when discussing the high-profile practice-squad defensive end's knack for rushing the quarterback.

    The Cowboys signed Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, on Wednesday, days after the seventh-round pick was released by the St. Louis Rams.

    "He's a pass-rusher," Jones said Friday on 105.3 The Fan. "He has a lot to go when he comes to working in space or a lot to go when it comes to special teams. It's hard to be just a situational pass-rusher if you can't be a special-teams player, so he's got a long way to go. He's in a good place.

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