NFL WR Hogan declares for Premier Lacrosse League draft

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2020, file photo, New York Jets wide receiver Chris Hogan warms up before an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in East Rutherford, N.J. Hogan is trading touchdowns for goals and returning to his athletic roots. The NFL wide receiver, who most recently played with the Jets, announced Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, he has signed with the Premier Lacrosse League and declared his eligibility to be selected in the league’s draft next month. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

By Dennis Waszak Jr. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Chris Hogan is trading touchdowns for goals and returning to his athletic roots. The NFL wide receiver, who most recently played with the New York Jets, announced Saturday he has signed with the Premier Lacrosse League and declared his eligibility to be selected in the league’s draft next month. “As many of you know, my roots are in lacrosse,’’ Hogan wrote on Twitter, “and I’m excited to fight for a roster spot with the best in the world!’’ The 33-year-old Hogan was a lacrosse star at Penn State, playing on athletic scholarship with the Nittany Lions from 2007-10. He had 57 goals and 14 assists in 43 career games, and was a team captain as a senior. Hogan was hurt most of his…

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