There is no season for Canadian universities, no career days, no East and West god games to show off, but there is no problem! Pier-Olivier Lestage’s efforts to prevent him from reaching the NFL are not a pandemic. This is an opportunity he got through a free agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks.
“I feel great. It’s just a big weight on my shoulders. It’s a relief, I can continue to realize my dream of the NFL now,” the player from Saint-Eustache responded via a video conference.
“Of course, many times I doubt it. He admitted that every time a pandemic causes trouble for me, I will not be discouraged by sticking to my dreams, but there are always difficult times.
Nevertheless, Lestage is the third player in the history of the Carabins plan to enter the NFL.
Last season, defensive guard Marc-Antoine Dequoy signed a free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers and was released early in training camp. In 2014, blocker David Foucault served with the Carolina Panthers until August 2016.
“For everyone, this is the positive news of a very difficult year. PO has been working hard to give itself this opportunity. Carabins coach Marco Iadeluca said that he has proven that there is It is possible to play all football in Quebec and have the opportunity to participate in the best football league in the world.
“After playing football in Quebec, I am honored to be able to sign with the NFL. Lestage added that this proves that the guys here do not have to go into exile in the United States.
Throughout the process, about 15 teams will show interest in him. At the end of the draft, seven of them contacted their agent Sasha Ghavami (Sasha Ghavami).
“I feel good about the Seahawks. So far, this is the team that interests you the most. It fits right from the beginning. They started from scratch. I was able to have discussions with their recruiters and some coaches. Even Pete Card. Pete Carroll called me.
The latter will go to Seattle on May 12 for a routine medical examination, and then should start the rookie training camp.
“I have a great opportunity to enter my position. I’m going to tell them what kind of person I am, a football player and a worker.”
In the past few years, the Seahawks have been in trouble on the offensive line, quarterback quarterback Russell Wilson (Russell Wilson) publicly complained during the offseason. Therefore, Lestage will have a great opportunity to secure a position.