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Old 02-04-2014, 04:23 PM   #1
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Default Alan Faneca, from All-Pro Guard, to All-Day Runner

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-sh...6323--nfl.html

Holy smokes! Big Red looks like Big Bird now.
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Glad to read he lost the weight before he is dead of a cardiac at 50 but dropping those kind of pounds involves more than passing on dessert

If the NFL wants to make the game less deadly get a serious agreements with the NFLPA on testing for PEDs
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Default Re: Alan Faneca, from All-Pro Guard, to All-Day Runner

Not quite as impressive as Matt Birk's transformation, but wow!

Also, this is surely no indication of rampant PED use in the NFL.

***Nothing to see here folks! People naturally become 300 pound monsters playing a game with high cardiovascular activity and then lose 70+ pounds once they stop playing it! Move along!***

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Glad to read he lost the weight before he is dead of a cardiac at 50 but dropping those kind of pounds involves more than passing on dessert

If the NFL wants to make the game less deadly get a serious agreements with the NFLPA on testing for PEDs
I can't agree more.

Congratulations to Faneca! That's awesome.
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I think Alan was all natural, and so was everyone else in the league.

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That's an amazing transformation to say the least.
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If the NFL wants to make the game less deadly get a serious agreements with the NFLPA on testing for PEDs
PED's don't happen on the field, so sir rog do good$$$ could give a shit less.
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Congrats to Mr. Faneca for losing all that weight! I will never forget his contribution of being a beast on the O-Line. I will also never forget his key block in Super Bowl XL that sprung Willie Parker free past the LB's and Safety. Memories

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Bloody hell Parker was fast...

Anyways, I thought that that was a photoshop special when I seen that pic of Faneca then.

Again on a separate note, what a O-Line that was.
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I thought the refs threw that block.

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