Who knew Texans' new starting MLB is also a Vail SnowBoard Instructor ?

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  1. IDEXAN

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    What is a professional football player doing on a snowboard? That was the question we had after stumbling upon a recent photo of Houston Texans linebacker Kevin Bentley decked out in full on-snow regalia in ESPN The Magazine (Aug. 9 issue 13.16). The article in reference details the "side hustles" of mainstream pro athletes, from wine making to cattle breeding. Bentley's hustle? Teaching snowboarding.

    Turns out, Bentley is a Cert II-level instructor who has been teaching snowboarding during the NFL offseason in Vail, Colo. -- for $14 an hour! -- since 2004. How is it that a guy who needs every muscle, ligament and joint in his body to be in peak condition every day of the football season is even allowed to look at a snowboard, much less step foot on one? We had to find out.
    http://espn.go.com/action/snowboarding/news/story?page=kevin-bentley-snowboard
     
  2. JB

    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    Big Lou Stop Clowning

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    Hey man you got a Pro Bowl Line Backer (Kubiaks words not mine) playing for league minimum on a seventh round deal, $14 an hour is good money!!!!!!
     
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    People are really excited to post this article :jumpbanan
     
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    I read about this a while back. Snowboarding looks like fun to me, and a nice individual sport. I hope he has a blast!
     
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    wear a helmet and be careful -like in the NFL:kitten:
     
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    Showtime100 Got JJ?

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    I guess that means if he clunks into a tree we could call him Pro Bono. [​IMG] :thankyou:

    Hold your facepalms, I know. :D
     
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    Can this guy play? That's what I want to know. I don't remember him ever seeing a snap in the regular season, & he wasn't a focus of mine during the preseason.

    So I don't know. Can he play?
     


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    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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    where's a good throwing rock when you need one.
     
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    He played pretty well a couple of years ago. He was a starter for the last 5-6 games of the 2008 season. He was an upgrade from Greenwood. Which isn't saying much.
     

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