Jason Taumalolo and Valentine Holmes say they are after a new challenge by playing in the NFL.
The NRL pair are currently in Los Angeles trying out in front of the NFL. The pair were head-hunted by NFL scouts who contacted their managers.
Taumalolo told reporters they want to “test themselves as athletes”.
“We want to step out of our comfort zone,” Holmes said.
Holmes and Taumalolo were tested for speed, strength, agility and other traits in front of 15 NFL teams.
Australian fullbacl Holmes is contracted to Cronulla for 2017 and Kiwi forard Taumalolo to North Queensland.
.<a href="https://twitter.com/NRL“>@NRL stars Jason Taumalolo & @val_holmes1 explain how @NFL scouts approached their managers. “We got a bit lucky with that.” 7 News at 6pm. pic.twitter.com/JjLu84Gfd8
— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) November 27, 2016