LeBron James says Cowboys and Seahawks offered him contracts to play tight end in the NFL

LeBron James hasn’t played football for a very long time, however that didn’t stop 2 NFL groups from providing him agreements to leave the basketball court and play tight end at the expert level. The Lakers super star signed up with Peyton and Eli Manning on ESPN2’s “Monday Night Football” broadcast, and he stated that the Cowboys and Seahawks extended him the chance to strike the arena throughout the NBA’s 2011 lockout. James, naturally, wound up sticking with basketball, however he stated Monday the overtures of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had him seriously contemplating a relocation.

“I definitely thought about it,” James informed the Mannings. “I still got the jersey they sent me … I wanted to be a red-zone specialist, like Gronk.”

LeBron formerly exposed that he had actually tryout deals from both Dallas and Seattle however had not verified how far those discussions with NFL groups went. Just 26 at the time of the NBA’s lockout, which postponed the start of the 2011-12 season, James likewise informed NFL.com previously this year that he’s positive he would’ve taken a function in the NFL had he taken the Cowboys or Seahawks up on their deal.

“I would have made the team,” he stated. “I would have tried out, but I would have made the team. One thing about it, I don’t mind working for something, so if I would have had to try out for the Cowboys or the Seahawks, or if I’d have stayed home and went back home to Cleveland, I’d have tried (out), but I would have made the team. I just know what I’m capable of doing on the football field. Especially at that age.”



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