Ground-breaking: LA Rams will have 2 male cheerleaders dancing, kicking with female squad

Ground-breaking: LA Rams will have 2 male cheerleaders dancing, kicking with female squad
The newest Ram Girls. (Image via Twitter, USA Today)

[Ed. – And you thought you wouldn’t have a reason to watch NFL football this fall.]

For the first time, an NFL team will have men as part of its official spirit squad.

Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies, named to the Los Angeles Rams squad this week, will be the first ones to perform the same routine as the female dancers. The Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts have men who perform stunts with female cheerleaders, but don’t dance.

Peron and Jinnies are both classically trained dancers and have been performing their entire lives. …

“I thought, ‘Why not me? Why can’t I do this?’ ” Peron said in an interview Wednesday on ABC-TV’s Good Morning America.

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