Former NRL star and NFL player Jarryd Hayne is believed to have consumed a sandwich today as part of a meal, most probably lunch.
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Experts say it’s the clearest sign yet that Hayne will be playing NFL again next year.
“Every NFL player consumes food and this just shows Jarryd is continuing with the training habits he learnt at the 49ers,” said San Fransisco Chronicle reporter Chad Chase.
“Former Niners legend Jerry Rice often ate sandwiches and it’s something he and Jarryd share in common.”
Onlookers said the 49er consumed the sandwich through multiple ‘bites’ and used his tongue and teeth to chew the sandwich until it could be successfully swallowed. It’s believed he only fumbled the sandwich once.
“It was possibly a ham sandwich or maybe pastrami,” said Janet Smorsen, who was eating in the restaurant at the time.
“There was certainly mayonnaise involved, of this I’m sure.
“It was definitely on whole grain bread which makes me think he’s finally learnt the blocking schemes you need to play in an NFL offence.”
It’s believed Hayne also consumed some sort of ‘beverage’ as part the of his meal and paid using ‘money’.
Australian NFL expert Jeff Kellerman said in all his weeks of following NFL, this was the surest sign Hayne would make it in the NFL.
“This is just further proof Jarryd is one step closer to being the NFL MVP.”