Scott Hartnell is no stranger to the cameras. He played a prominent role in HBO's remarkable series 24/7 detailing the road to the Winter Classic last December and is well known for his comedic humor in his infamous "Hartnell Down" episodes.
So it's no surprise he'll be making a cameo on the big screen in Judd Apatow's next movie, "This Is 40." Hartsy will be joined by former teammate Ian Laperriere, who actually is quite visible for a second in the below trailer. Lappy has shown on DNL that he can charm a camera as well.
"I will award myself the title of worst dancer," said Lapperriere. "JVR
and Hartsy had some moves. Matty Carle is a little more my type; a
stiffer dancer just like me. But we were all sportsmen and had a lot of
About a year ago, while in Indianapolis for the combine, the Eagles cut veteran linebacker DeMeco Ryans.
Ryans has finally found his next job ... as a coach.
The 32-year-old former linebacker has been named a defensive quality control coach on Kyle Shanahan's staff in San Francisco. Shanahan was on the Texans' staff for the first four years of Ryans' pro career. Niners defensive coordinator Robert Saleh was also on that Houston staff.
After the Eagles cut him last Feb. 24, Ryans was out of the league in 2016 after 10 NFL seasons. He played the first six years of his career in Houston, where he was a two-time Pro Bowler, before joining the Eagles through a trade in 2012.
While the Eagles cut Ryans after the 2015 season to save $3.5 million in cap space, they made a point to go out of their way to praise him on his way out. He was very well thought of in the locker room and throughout the building.
While Ryans played one season under Andy Reid, he quickly became a favorite of Chip Kelly, who frequently called Ryans the "Mufasa" of the Eagles' defense.
Kelly didn't forget about Ryans when he went to San Francisco to coach the 49ers for the 2016 season. In fact, in Kelly's questionnaire in the NFL's 2016 information guide, Kelly listed Ryans as a player who'd make a great head coach.
In the 2016 NFL Info guide, Chip Kelly named DeMeco Ryans as a player who would make a great HC. Now, he's on the next 49ers staff. pic.twitter.com/TGx0cfDr3c