The XFL has a commissioner, and he’s a recognizable name for football fans.
Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck will serve as commissioner and CEO of the XFL, the league announced today.
Shazier, who reportedly has regained feeling in his legs and is walking with assistance, was released last week from a Pittsburgh-area rehab center.
I’m taking it one step at a time, but I know the Lord, Shazier said, per CBS Pittsburgh. He has a plan for me, and I definitely feel like I’ll be back out there.
Most of Shazier’s time since suffering the injury has been spent in a wheelchair, but that hasn’t stopped him from making public appearances around Pittsburgh at various sporting events.
The Steelers linebacker even posted a video of himself working out during his recovery.
Both sides have incentive to do a deal with Johnson entering the final year of his contract.
Johnson, 26, led the league with 2,118 yards from scrimmage and 20 total touchdowns in 2016.
He missed practice time this week with an undisclosed injury that isn’t serious.
Freeman has some miles on the football odometer with 947 carries in four years. He had three seasons with at least 244 carries. He has shown quality vision, has potential to start and should have impact as a receiver.
Some teams have graded him deeper into Day 3 because of inconsistent play and an incident his freshman season when he fought with a teammate. He started playing football late and has room to improve. He also has the coverage skills to get on the field early.
Hosmer had a career year in 2017 by many measures, with 4.0 WAR, a.318 batting average,.882 OPS and 25 home runs — all of which were career highs. Then, in the offseason, the Padres gave him an eight-year, $144 million deal, the most money they’ve ever committed to a free agent. — Langs, ESPN Stats & Information