An NFL Team Has Offered USWNT's Carli Lloyd A Chance To Kick In Preseason Game
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After seeing USWNT's Carli Lloyd kick a 55-yard field goal during Eagles practice last week, an NFL Team has reportedly offered her a chance to kick in preseason game. Per Lloyd’s longtime trainer James Galanis...
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“Today, she got another call from another NFL team,” Galanis told me in a telephone conversation on Monday. “The one that called today, I don’t want to say who it is, was willing to put her on the roster for their next (game). They were willing to put her on the roster.”

Galanis continued: “She was told (she could) play on Thursday, the NFL game, but she is playing Thursday with the national team, so that was the conflict.”
I wonder who the team was.


(The Spun)
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14 Comments
If the NFL wants a stupid "woman in the NFL" stunt atleast get a 21yr old.
Reply18 months
This stuff is a stupid publicity stunt. No care.
Reply18 months
Of course they would. It's the 4th pre-season game, aka the least attended, least watched, least interesting game of the entire season. They just want to get a couple thousand more people into the stadium.
Reply18 months
Stupid...NFL just trying to be politically correct...
Reply18 months
On the 55-yard practice kick she needed a 5-step running start. Would take a helluva lot of practice to get the timing down for real game conditions.
Reply18 months
this smells like a PR stunt, but if she has a legit leg to kick 55 yarders consistently, I'm fine with giving her a tryout. But I doubt that's the case.
Reply18 months
*yawn* Let me know when there's a woman who has a legit chance to play a position other than kicker. Otherwise, it's just a gimmick.
Reply18 months
They can't. So, it will always be a freaking PR stunt.
18 months
if you are tapping into the soccer market at least go get a guy who can kick it 30 yards past her. This woman might be good but she isn't the best kicker in the world of both sexes.
Reply18 months
See above.......this wouldn't be an adequate PR stunt.
18 months
sure she was
Reply18 months
Cue Gary Barnett in 3,2,1...
Reply18 months
I don't care what they say. This is nothing but an attempted publicity stunt.
Reply18 months
All fun and games until she gets run over after a botched/fake FG attempt.
Reply18 months
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