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Nate Robinson has a tryout for the Seattle Seahawks

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The NFL is often a starting point for many WWE superstars and can also be the main aim of sports stars who have found their fame elsewhere first.

It is not unlikely to hear of a sports star choosing to move to the NFL and now it seems like we may have a new one.

From NBA to NFL

11 year NBA veteran Nate Robinson however has had a try-out with the Seattle Seahawks as he attempts to earn himself a place in the league.


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Despite being 32 years old, Robinson believes that he can have a place within the NFL and now it looks like he has his chance.

Trying out as a cornerback, the former basketball star who has played for no less than eight different NBA teams, is trying to find a home within the Legion of Boom.

Robinson had a try-out with the Seahawks on Monday and was optimistic about the challenge ahead - although he realised just how difficult it can get.

"Basic stuff. I catch on pretty fast. Just learn some of the drills they'd have me do and start practicing and get ready for it." - Robinson on a new NFL challenge

The three time dunk champion could now be set to line up alongside Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor in one of the best defensive units in the NFL.

It won't be easy for the former NBA star with competition for defensive places arguably tougher in Seattle than most other places.

Robinson has been playing his basketball in Israel for Hapoel Tel-Aviv since March but he is already looking to secure a move back to America.

Time to start again

NFL teams have just started their summer preparations for the 2016 season and for the Seahawks, they will be looking for somewhat of a comeback year.

After making consecutive Super Bowls in 2013 and 2014, the Seahawks had to watch last year's big game from home as they were beaten to the NFC title by the Carolina Panthers.

However with the Arizona Cardinals looking primed to take the NFC West division title once again, Seattle certainly have the odds stacked against them.

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