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'Game of Thrones' strongman could have played for NFL

Tuesday - 5/20/2014, 11:21am  ET

WASHINGTON -- "Game of Thrones" fans know him as Glegor "The Mountain" Glegane, a towering, killing machine that does the king's bidding no matter how gruesome or violent.

But did you know the 6-foot-9 Icelander could have been an American football player?

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay once flirted with the idea of signing 419-pound Hafthor Bjornsson, NFL.com reports.

Nothing ever came of it, but just imagine the Colts with this guy on their side:

At least Cersei now feels safe:

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