Former New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride, who was formally introduced as head coach of the Jousters over the weekend, shouldn’t be the one acquainted face becoming a member of The Spring League in 2021.
In addition to Gilbride, former Giants quarterback Eric Dungey may even participate within the eight-team developmental league. He will play for the Blues out of Houston.
“I cannot wait,” Dungey instructed The Juice. “The last year and a half has been incredibly hard for everybody, and especially for free agent athletes. I can’t wait to get out there and play some football and have an opportunity.”
Dungey was initially signed by the Giants as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Syracuse following the 2019 NFL draft. He was listed on their roster as each a quarterback and tight finish, however by no means managed to seem in a regular-season recreation after being launched in July of that yr.
After his transient stint with the Giants, Dungey signed with the Cleveland Browns and remained on their follow squad till simply previous to Christmas.
In 2020, Dungey was assigned to the Dallas Renegades of the XFL. He remained with the membership till the league suspended operations in April.
“I just want to show the NFL scouts that I’m still ready to play,” Dungey stated. “I’m extra assured and keen than ever.
“It’s incredibly frustrating to watch the NFL because I feel like I belonged out there. I saw guys that I played against and I compared myself to them. I can be there. I have to show that in The Spring League.”
During his school profession, Dungey handed for 9,340 yards and 58 touchdowns whereas including 1,993 yards and 35 touchdowns on the bottom.