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America's Got Talent: NFL player Jon Dorenbos performs card tricks

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Here’s a man who can be a successful pro football player andan amazing magician.

On Tuesday night’s America’s Got Talent, Philadelphia Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos revealed his phenomenal card trick skills for the judges. “As much as we can achieve, there’s always new beginnings, and there’s always new things to do,” he said. “So in the off-season, I tour around and do magic and comedy.”

Judge Simon Cowell asked Dorenbos if he’d give up his 14-year football career if he won America’s Got Talent. The long snapperĀ joked, “Well, let’s be honest. The NFL stands for ‘not for long,’ so I’ve been lucky here. You’ve always got to have a back-up plan, and this is a pretty good one.”

Dorenbos then performed a card trick for the judges that must be seen to be believed. Check it out above.

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