LA Rams Become 1st Team in NFL History to Hire Male Cheerleaders

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistMarch 28, 2018

Los Angeles Rams cheerleaders perform during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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The Los Angeles Rams are making history in 2018—and it has nothing to do with acquiring Aqib Talib or Ndamukong Suh this offseason.

The Rams have become the first NFL team to include men on their official spirit cheerleading squad, as reported by USA Today. After going through grueling tryouts, Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies earned spots in L.A.

Rams Cheerleaders @LARamsCheer

Congratulations to our 2018 Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders! https://t.co/gYlXtC0BOd

Rams Cheerleaders @LARamsCheer

Check out your 2018 Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders! 📸 ➡️ https://t.co/a49q0OTmns https://t.co/P4LttuKmWx

On Wednesday, the two trailblazers sat down with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America and talked about their accomplishment:

Good Morning America @GMA

For the first time ever, male cheerleaders will be on the sidelines at @NFL games. We're talking live with the newest recruits and trailblazers from the @RamsNFL cheerleading squad! https://t.co/t8DKzohFuX

It won't be long before they are on an NFL sideline cheering their team on.