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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:06 am    Post subject: Alan Faneca losing 100 pounds, runs first marathon Reply with quote

pretty cool story, not every nfl player is hindered by injuries. Some live healthy lives after football.

http://msn.foxsports.com/buzzer/story/alan-faneca-looks-different-after-losing-100-pounds-runs-first-marathon-020414



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

His head and face look off for some reason. Good for him though.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What an NFL player is doing after his playing days are over does not qualify as NFL News.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Its odd, but he looks more normal with the 100 pounds. Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good for him for doing it, but he looks sick now. 100lbs might have been too much to lose.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Matt Birk did something similar


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MrDrew wrote:
Good for him for doing it, but he looks sick now. 100lbs might have been too much to lose.


Yeah no kidding, liiiittle too much skin. Needs to bulk up about 20-30 pounds or so.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 5:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The amount of calories these guys eat a day while playing is

nuts.. Not shocking at all, linemen eat pizzas like tacos...

The weight loss is just natural due to the calorie deficit..

Awesome though, The NFL has taken a massive PR hit for retired

players, Glad to see many that we don't hear about live a healthy lifestyle...

Putting this out there, Has there been a bigger bust OG signing?

Dude didn't make the Cardinals line better at all , and actually regressed..

I remember him not wanting to give the steelers a home discount, and

at the time he was arguable the best G.
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He was bitter Tomlin got hired over Russ Grimm. He wasn't giving a home town discount.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

El ramster wrote:
The amount of calories these guys eat a day while playing is

nuts.. Not shocking at all, linemen eat pizzas like tacos...

The weight loss is just natural due to the calorie deficit..

A lot of linemen don't stop eating though. So they don't lose the weight.

Good for Faneca. His knees will appreciate this in the next 10-15 years.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 10:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good for him. But he looks like he's in his 50s
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like he could still strap it up tomorrow if he decided to.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hear O-Linemen in general lose weight and are healthier after they leave the NFL while D-Linemen generally get in worse shape...
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He looks exactly like a vet tech I know Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dont think we should really judge how his face looks in that photo, dude just ran 26.2 miles he might look a little old and weary.

Mad props to him though, I saw Rodney Hampton at a Giants game this year ( he is a former giants runningback in the 90's) dude was pushing 300 easy, I would have never guess he played RB without the help of google lol.
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