Heath Shuler

Matt Leinart, Heath Shuler, JaMarcus Russell and Brian Bosworth cook out in new Dish Network commercial.

Heath Shuler Cooks Out with JaMarcus Russell in New Dish Network Ad (Video)

Heath Shuler is back reliving the glory days of college in another Dish Network commercial, this time alongside NFL busts Matt Leinart, Brian Bosworth and JaMarcus Russell.


U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) (right) speaks about immigration reform with Rep. Peter King (R-NY) during a news conference at the US Capitol May 8, 2007. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

5 Local Sports Figures Who Went On To Have Completely Different Careers

Playing a sport professionally is obviously a demanding job — no one can handle it forever. And TV networks only need so many commentators. So what do all those retirees who don’t end up on ESPN or on the sidelines as a coach end up? Here’s a list of five local athletes who went on to have completely different careers later in life.


MINNEAPOLIS, UNITED STATES: Quarterback Randall Cunningham (R) of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates his touchdown with teammate David Dixon in the second quarter of their NFC Championship game with the Atlanta Falcons 17 January at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, MN. The winner will play in Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami 31 January.

Top 5 Strangest Post-NFL Careers

Some ex-NFL players become broadcasters. These guys took their careers another way.


Cowboys V Redskins

Elfin: It’s Not The Same Situation Here In Washington As ’94

While Redskins fans seem to have unanimously agreed that Robert Griffin was worth his hefty price tag, there is still a creeping fear in the back of their minds when reminded that Heath Schuler was the last time the franchise took a quarterback so high in the draft.


Buffalo Sabres v Washington Capitals

Elfin: “Loserville” Would Be Putting It Lightly

Six weeks ago, David Elfin wrote a column in which he dubbed Washington “Loserville” compared to the 10 other metropolitan areas that compete in the NFL, MLB, NBA and the NHL. Well, somehow it’s gotten worse since.

106.7 The Fan–03/28/2012