As soon as the opportunity opened up and I knew I was getting a shot, I was jumping on it. The opportunity to be competing for a job in the NFL without an established veteran being in front of you, you can't ask for more.
"James Robert Douglas Bironas" was an American football placekicker. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football for Auburn Tigers football/Auburn University and Georgia Southern Eagles football/Georgia Southern University. Bironas was an All-Pro and Pro Bowl selection in 2007. He was a member of the Charleston Swamp Foxes, Carolina Cobras, New York Dragons and the Tennessee Titans. Bironas was killed in a car accident in 2014.More Rob Bironas on Wikipedia.
We're here all day, so I just need somewhere to lay down and maybe catch an hour of TV, then go to sleep. I'll be back in here in the morning, so it's not that big of a deal right now.
That's obviously a plus, and guys appreciate that, knowing they don't have to cover the whole kick.
It was awkward. I didn't get the full ball; I got under it just a bit.