New Zealander, Paul Lasike, always dreamed of playing American football. This 5’11”, 232 lb. Auckland native came to the United States on a scholarship to Brigham Young University, where he played rugby, but his heart was on the gridiron. Though unselected in the 2015 NFL draft, Lasike joined the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent. Unfortunately, he failed to make the Cardinals’ 53 man roster and was let go by the Arizona team. The Kiwi was given another chance to pursue his NFL dream when the Chicago Bears signed him earlier this week for their practice squad. However, just as Lasike was preparing for his grand welcome to the Windy City, U.S. immigration law forced the Bears to punt on their newest practice squader because Lasike’s visa does not authorize him to play for the Chicago team. (Read more.)