Chad Ochocinco begins tryout with Sporting Kansas City on March 23, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Keeping busy during the lockout
Players have been keeping themselves busy during the drab days of the lockout. Find out which players are making the most of their time during the offseason.
Dhani Jones — Bow Tie Cause
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Dhani Jones' organization Bow Tie Cause partnered with MLB on FOX's Ken Rosenthal, who is wearing a bow tie every Saturday on the MLB on FOX Game of the Week. Watch Jones interview.
Hines Ward — Dancing with the Stars
Ward spent the lockout appearing on Season 12 of "DWTS." Despite an injury to his partner Kym Johnson (who was previously paired with Warren Sapp and Mark Cuban) Ward ended up winning the competition.
Ray Edwards — Boxing debut
Vikings defensive end made his boxing debut and scored a unaminous decision over Duluth's T.J. Gibson in a four-round bout.
Jeremy Shockey — 100-mile outdoor race
Tight end Jeremy Shockey competed in the 2011 Drambuie Pursuit in the Scottish Highlands. Shockey led Team USA in a race that simulates the journey of Bonnie Prince Charlie across Scotland as he escaped from British Government Forces over two-and-a-half centuries ago. The race included events like white-water rafting, kayaking and mountain climbing.
Tom Zbikowski — Boxing
Current Baltimore Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski extended his winning streak to 4-0 inside the boxing ing. Zbikowski has had three fights since the lockout began and has won them all without difficulty — including two first-round knockouts.
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Dallas Clark — Made acting debut
The All-Pro tight end suffered a wrist injury last season that required surgery. Dallas Clark made his acting debut on the CBS drama series "Criminal Minds," in a cameo as San Diego Police Department Detective Austin Kent.
Michael Vick — Commencement speaker
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was chosen to speak with Philadelphia students who have struggled with behavior or academic problems. Vick's past off-the-field troubles have been well documented, and he provided insight to guide these budding minds.
Chad Ochocinco — Bull riding, soccer
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco lasted only 1.5 seconds riding a bull named Deja Blu during the Professional Bull Riders' Lucas Oil Invitational. The star receiver's decision to participate was heavily criticized, as seven percent of people who ride bulls competitively require a trip to the emergency room. Ochocinco also tried out for an MLS team and was made an honorary member of Sporting Kansas City.
Troy Polamalu — Obtain degree from USC
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was drafted his senior year in 2003 from the University of Southern California, but didn't have time to finish his degree. The two-time All American for the Trojans was awarded his bachelor's degree in history during the offseason.
Tony Romo — Attempt to qualify for U.S. Open
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had aspirations to play in the U.S. Open, but missed the cut in a sectional qualifier. Romo shot a 9-over 81 at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club in McKinney, Texas.