Elmore signed with the Bengals as an undrafted free agent out of East Carolina. He signed a three-year, $1.71 million contract.
He began his career at the University of Minnesota before transferring to East Carolina.
But traveling fans aren’t the Chargers’ only problem—finding and growing the team’s own fan base remains an issue. There are around 24 million people in Southern California, including many transplants who may have brought fandom with them, and with no team in town from 1995–2015, many Angelenos have adopted one of the NFL’s 30 non-LA teams as their own.
Allowing players to profit from their names and likenesses is an increasingly popular proposal, but the NCAA hasn’t come around to it. Rosen will keep trying to get the NCAA to listen.
At the press conference, Rosa described her time with the Texans as a hostile work environment and said that she developed unhealthy eating habits. She tried to only eat popcorn and drink water at one point in an attempt to lose weight.
Gloria Allred, the attorney of the six cheerleaders, read a statement at the press conference that she wrote to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about the allegations.
The NFL should stand for more than just greed, Allred said. Mr. Goodell, you dropped the ball. Instead of scoring a goal for women’s rights, you retreated back to the locker room with your head down.
Amy Palcic, the Texans’ vice president of communications, said the team had no additional comment on Friday.