Leman has a two pronged career path. He is working as a financial planner for Northwestern Mutual Life. And he is pursuing a broadcasting career. Chris Polk, RB, Houston Texans: Arian Foster is getting closer and closer to game action, but admits a Week 3 return still looks like a long shot. At least one more start is likely up for grabs, and Polk is the best bet to get it after seemingly unseating Alfred Blue in the Texans’ pecking order for carries. With a starter’s workload and a friendly matchup, which comes at home against the Buccaneers, Polk brings intrigue to fantasy leagues as a physical runner and goal line threat.
Most hitting and physical contact in football happens on the line of scrimmage. There are three offensive line positions: the center, the two guards and the two tackles. Each position faces a different type of player on the defensive line, but linemen generally need to be large, strong and agile.
CNN reports that ESPN will cut “television, radio and online personalities and a limited number of additional off air jobs.” The job cuts are effective immediately.ESPN UPDATE: I have multiple sources at ESPN telling me they expect the number of layoffs to be closer to 100 people than 70. Awful news. Yahoo reports ESPN was going to make the cuts in May, but moved up the schedule due to tension among employees on the media reports of the impending layoffs.After 17 years reporting on NFL, I’ve been informed that I’m being laid off by ESPN effective immediately.The network has spent billions of dollars in recent years on rights deals with major sports leagues like the NFL and NBA and college conferences like the ACC, Big Ten and SEC.In a note to employees, ESPN president John Skipper mentioned the changing habits of viewers.”A necessary component of managing change involves constantly evaluating how we best utilize all of our resources, and that sometimes involves difficult decisions.