“In the NFL, it’s been a little different, because you go against bigger guys with more moves,” Fournette said. “The funniest thing is when I had to go against Calais Campbell one time. It was like fighting Goliath.”
While Fournette is looking to stand all against all the defenses he’ll encounter as a rookie, he sees all the other talented backs in the 2017 draft class more as inspiration than competition as he tries to stand out with his own powerful style.
“You look at Dalvin Cook as a great talent who can do everything. Christian McCaffrey is a little different in what makes him special.,” Fournette said. “it will be interesting to see how we all do.”
As for his personal goals in the future, Fournette is — as expected — thinking very big as a rookie.
“The only things I want to do are win the rushing title and the Super Bowl,” Fournette said. “That’s it.”
For what it’s worth, the trade-off the NFL wanted last time the labor agreement was up for grabs in 2011 — an 18-game regular season — is not being pushed this time. Or so Goodell has said. At the Super Bowl in February, at another fan forum, he answered a question about adding two games with: “Will it get discussed? Possibly. I don’t see a big movement that way, though.’’
According to CNN, he then acknowledged three players joining him at the forum — Eli Manning, Larry Fitzgerald and Greg Olson — and said, “Certainly, I’ve got three ‘No’ votes here.” All three NHL Cheap Jerseys had, to NFL Jerseys Free Shipping put it mildly, expressed their disinterest in playing two more games.