NFL Hall of Famer and former VP of player personnel Gil Brandt indicated that the Bears must contact Lloyd.
“Honestly, I don’t think it will be long before we see that a woman burst through this NFL barrier. I’d give her an honest tryout when I had been, say, the Bears.”
The Bears have tried out nine kickers because this 2018 season’s end. 10 field objectives were missed by cody Parkey, their kicker last season, including a in their 16-15 reduction in the NFC Wild Card round against the Eagles along with the group now has Eddy Pineiro as their kicker.
“So many men and women are starting to believe’will there ever be a female [player] from the NFL?’ I think we are kind of as far empowerment.
I’ve definitely got some enquiries, I’ve definitely got folks talking. Anything’s possible but right now I’m strictly a football player and we’re going to find out what the future holds,” Lloyd told Sports Illustrated.
While the Eagles see the overburdened in MetLife Stadium the US Women’s National Team perform a friendly against Portugal in Philadelphia on Thursday. Can a girl kick in the NFL? Yes, even Lloyd clearly has the leg power and many others do but sadly it will not occur within this preseason.
Will Carli Lloyd Kick at a 2019 NFL Preseason Game? (Courtesy of Bovada )