Tyreek Hill, Lamar Jackson Eyed as Top Picks For Olympic Flag Football by Pro Bowlers


Miami Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson are garnering considerable backing from fellow players for potential participation in flag football when it becomes part of the Olympic program in 2028. Pro Bowl attendees, including Hill’s Dolphins teammates Jalen Ramsey and Tua Tagovailoa, expressed support, highlighting Hill’s speed and elusiveness. Jackson, a dynamic quarterback likely to secure his second NFL MVP Award, is seen as an excellent fit for flag football, with peers like Jessie Bates and Baker Mayfield citing his mobility as a crucial asset.

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While NFL players’ participation in the Olympics remains uncertain, the league and the NFL Players’ Association are exploring the possibility. Pro Bowlers, introduced to flag football basics this week, may need additional preparation, but their exceptional skills could give them a competitive edge on the Olympic stage.

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