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Could anyone cover LeBron?
If he chose to play football, LeBron James could be the greatest non-quarterback in NFL history. He would be simply unstoppable.
At 6'8'' and 250 pounds, tackling LeBron would be like trying to stop a truck. That is, if they could catch him. As well as being one of the strongest players in the NBA, LeBron is also one of the fastest.
If anyone could cover him, his leaping ability would give him an incredible advantage on jump balls. If you gave him six weeks to learn the position, I honestly believe that LeBron would be the best tight end in football.
The defensive possibilities are just as incredible. Can you imagine LeBron lining up as a pass-rushing linebacker? He's practically the size of the left tackles he'd be beating, and twice as fast.
No quarterback is strong enough (well, maybe Ben Roethlisberger) to escape a LeBron tackle. He'd rack up sacks faster than he racks up dunks.
He'd even be a special-teams star. Who could block more kicks than LeBron? His long arms and jumping ability would scare even the best lines in football.
You could line LeBron up anywhere and he'd be a star. There is no better athlete in sports. If he put his mind to it, he'd be an NFL Hall of Famer.