Leonard Fournette says the NFL is “really easy”
Fournette told NFL Network after his first preseason game that the step up in competition didn’t faze him at all. In fact, while many players say the speed of the game is difficult to get used to in the NFL, Fournette thought the opposite was true after he carried nine times for 31 yards and a touchdown in a preseason win over the Patriots.
“It’s a lot slower than I really thought,” Fournette said. “That’s how I’ve been since I first got into the NFL. A lot of people were like, ‘It’s going to be fast.’ But by me playing in the SEC that kind of helped me a lot. I think to me it was really easy.”
“I’ve had pressure my whole life,” Fournette said. “I’m built for it. No matter what the circumstances, I’ve never let the game get bigger than me and I’ve always stayed humble. That’s number one.”
Fournette isn’t lacking for confidence, but comments like that from a rookie may motivate some veteran defenders on other teams to make sure he doesn’t have a “really easy” day against them.https://www.myfantasysportstalk.com/leonard-fournette-says-the-nfl-is-really-easy/https://i1.wp.com/www.myfantasysportstalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/fournette-main-jaguars.jpg?fit=895%2C503&ssl=1https://i1.wp.com/www.myfantasysportstalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/fournette-main-jaguars.jpg?resize=150%2C150&ssl=1AFC SouthJacksonville JaguarsNFLRecent PostsJacksonville Jaguars,Leonard Fournette,NFLBeing in the NFL doesn't phase Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette. Fournette told NFL Network after his first preseason game that the step up in competition didn’t faze him at all. In fact, while many players say the speed of the game is difficult to get used to in...Dan SchalkDan Schalkmyfantasysportstalk@gmail.comAdministratorDan Schalk is a sports enthusiast with degrees in Sports Coaching and Sports Management. He founded MyFantasySportsTalk in July of 2014 to bring a new platform to the sports media industry and allow various sports fans across the country have their voices be heard. Hailing from Buffalo, NY the land of the real chicken wing, you can stay up-to-date with Dan on Twitter @ffsportstalk You can also check some of Dan's work at Fantasypros.com, as he covers the Houston Astros as a team correspondent.MyFantasySportsTalk