Like a baseball player, the Colts long-snapper Matt Overton toiled for years in the football minors before making it to the NFL.
From becoming a personal participant to finding a new rooting interest, our writers weigh in on their sports goals for the coming year.
During the offseason, 49ers long-snapper Brian Jennings moves from the football field to the yoga mat, which he credits for his long, healthy career.
This week's 53rd man, 49ers rookie Garrett Celek, earned a surprising place in the NFL by emulating his big brother Brent of the Eagles.
Oakland Raiders running back Marcel Reece is as comfortable in the kitchen as on the football field. Cooking has become his passion.
Dan Le Batard cites the way Tom Brady resembles Joe Montana. Jeremy Schaap touts the merits of Johnny Lynn. And Mike Tirico explains why we're back to a two-week Super Bowl break.