After the NFL draft, Bruno Labelle was very proud to sign a free agent contract with the Arizona Cardinals. However, despite the difficult timing, the finishing touches are still firmly on the ground.
“I am excited about this opportunity, but I see it as the first step in a long career. He continued, very aware of the grim reality of the NFL.
Before the draft, Labelle had discussions with 20 teams that were testing the ground. At the end of the practice, the person wearing Cincinnati than Panda University colors in recent years said that his offer was “five or six.”
The cardinal’s advice is definitely the best advice for Montrealers.
“One month before the draft, I was interviewed by their tight-fitting coach (Steve Heiden). We have a good connection. A few days before the draft, I also had an interview with head coach Kliff Kingsbury (Kliff Kingsbury). ) Had a conversation and felt the interest of the Cardinals.
“They want to bring in someone who is strong on offense and can help on offense. This is what they expect of me. Labelle said: “It is too early to know exactly what role I will play, but I Knowing that they want someone with good physical fitness to help build a role on the ground. “
For someone who has won 20 tickets in Cincinnati, in addition to participating in special team games, one of his main criteria for selection is to maintain close contact with the Cardinals.
Before hiring Labelle and Cary Angeline (North Carolina State University) on Saturday, the team had only three tight contracts (Maxx Williams, Darrell Daniels and Ian Bunting).
“I think I am very suitable for this team. There is no personal information there, and there really is no nepotism. He said: “There is nothing in life that can be guaranteed, but I am very confident in my position. “
Labelle will join his new team on May 12. He is also very happy to see him and two other Quebecers playing in the NFL, namely Benjamin St. Just (Washington) and Pierre Olivier. · Lester (Seattle).
“It’s great to see that Quebecers have the opportunity to realize their dream of playing in the NFL. This proves that you can develop excellent football players. I am very happy for the Quebec football community.”