Bulls' Butler seriously wants to play in NFL

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Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler stands 6-foot-7 and he really wants to play in the NFL.

Butler has made it no secret that he thinks he could play pro football. The Denver Broncos uploaded an Instagram post featuring wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. Thomas and Butler are good friends. Butler has even lined up at cornerback to face off against Thomas.

Butler attended the Broncos’ opening game last season, and Thomas has been spotted at Bulls games at the United Center as Butler’s guest. Butler is clearly very serious about the idea, as he even made a plea directly to Broncos executive John Elway.

"Please have John Elway contact my agent,” Butler’s post said. “I will be sending my highlight tape in soon. Thanks in advance!”

Butler has made the NBA All-Star Game in each of the last three seasons, averaging 23.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game last season, both career highs. Butler has danced with the idea of playing in the NFL before. Can you imagine seeing Jimmy Butler playing in the NFL?