Russell Wilson likes to dabble in baseball Chuck Foreman Jersey , but is transitioning from trying to play to trying to own.
According to Maury Brown of Forbes.com, the Seahawks quarterback has signed on as an owner/investor in a group trying to bring baseball to Portland.
The Portland Diamond Group is having a press conference this afternoon to announce plans, and Wilson and his wife Ciara are part of the group.
He won’t be the first quarterback to get involved in another sport this offseason Casey Hayward Jersey , as Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers bought a stake in the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.
Wilson was drafted twice by Major League Baseball, and played in college. In two minor league seasons, the diminutive second baseman hit .229. He has also made frequent appearances in spring training camps. including with the Yankees this year.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have removed defensive end Dante Fowler from the physically unable to perform list.
Fowler missed the first two weeks of training camp while recovering from a shoulder injury sustained late last season.
Coach Doug Marrone says "we will work him back in there. I am excited to see him. He's put in a lot of work and (we get to) see him on the field Desmond King Jersey , see what he can do."
It's a big year for Fowler, the third overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft. The former Florida standout is entering the final year of his rookie contract. He has 12 sacks in the last two seasons, plus two more in the AFC championship game at New England.
Also Saturday Takkarist McKinley Jersey , the Jaguars signed fifth-year cornerback Kenneth Acker and undrafted rookie cornerback Bryce Canady. The team parted ways with cornerbacks Dexter McDougle and Charlie Miller.
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