NFL’s first male cheerleaders to make debut during preseason games

Three historic rookies will step out onto the field during NFL preseason action this Thursday, but they won’t be donning helmets or pads.

For the first time in league history, two teams — the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams — will feature male cheerleaders on the sidelines during games.

While several other NFL teams employ male stuntmen, the men on the Rams and Saints’ squads will perform the same dance moves as their female counterparts.

“Still can’t [believe] I’m one of the first males in history to be a pro NFL cheerleader!” Napoleon Jinnies tweeted after he made the Rams squad.

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