Either Valentine Holmes tells some high tales in New York, or Ty Montgomery got carried away watching the accents of Cronula Sharks before comparing the Aussie to LeBron James.
In the trailer for a new episode of the New Jets' training camp documentary One Jets Drive, Montgomery, an interviewee, calls Holmes LeBron James of Rugby. "
Broadcast live coverage of the 2019 NFL preseason with ESPN on KAYO SPORTS on your TV, mobile phone, tablet or laptop. Take your 14-day free trial and start streaming immediately
The rugby league and American sports fans can probably agree on this one: It's not quite right.
Anyway, it looks like the former NRL star has continued to do his thing in New York; according to reports, the Aussie another touchdown reception in practice by backup quarterback Luke Folk.
It comes just days after Holmes made a solid NFL debut in a small fourth-quarter cameo against the New York Giants.
Holmes carried three yards for six yards and had three receptions for 30 as he staked his claim for a better opportunity in the other three preseason games.
His chances of surviving in the middle and making the final list of 53 people remain slim to none, but that has not stopped him from making an impact where possible.
In their second preseason game, the Jets travel to Atlanta to face the Falcons on Friday at 9.30am (AEST).