Oh, that LeBron James. First, he playfully nudges ESPN's John Clayton about finding him an NFL gig, and now he's got Seahawks coach Pete Carroll "jokingly" courting him. From the Sporting News:
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Tuesday tweeted James: “are you aware of what the league’s rookie minimum is?”
And like that a recruiting pitch was on.
The locked-out James responded Wednesday: “Yeah, more than what I’m making now Coach.”
Carroll them moved on to discuss where James would play on the field, tweeting that he thought of LeBron “as a touchdown maker but is it true that you think of yourself as a pass rusher?”
“TD maker for sure” was LeBron’s response.
Carroll then sent LeBron a twitpic mockup of a his name on a Seahawks jersey. BARF. Perhaps no athlete in the world right now lives to be adored quite like LeBron. In fact, turning his attention to the NFL allows LeBron to think of himself as a desired commodity once more, unlike in the basket...