go to MSN.com
Found April 29, 2013 on The Victory Formation:

Via The Victory Formation:

Entering into the mythology of athlete food and drink consumption, and along the lines of drinking 64 beers on a cross-country flight, is none other than Philadelphia Eagles first-round draft pick Lane Johnson.

Johnson, a former high school quarterback who has gained over 100 pounds since, is being presented to fans of the Eagles as some kind of folk legend. Johnson is even playing into it by joking around about wrestling bears back home.

The story that caught most folks' attention is that of the appetite attached to Johnson. After all, the dude gained 100 pounds. His stepfather relayed the story to PhillyMag.com, and it is as amazing as it is gross:

“He came home two weekends ago,” Evans said. “I bought 36 eggs on Thursday afternoon. He was coming home Friday. And I bought about 10, 15 pounds of hamburger meat. Well that Thursday, I cooked 20 burgers. The next Friday night, I come out to eat one, they’re all gone. I said, ‘Lane, where’s all the hamburgers?’ ‘I ate ‘em.’ Well Saturday morning comes around, I was going to cook breakfast. I looked down, I said, ‘Lane, where’s the eggs?’ ‘I ate ‘em.’”

See, amazingly gross. I’ve never had more than two half-pound burgers in one sitting, and maybe six in a week. I have smashed 10 sliders.

Johnson claims he wants to gain an additional 10-15 pounds prior to the start of training camp. As long as he keeps making trips home, he may very well exceed that.

We wanted to use a Bill Brasky video, but USA Today already beat us to the idea.

1 Comment:
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Chip Kelly completes first NFL Draft with eight selections

Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly added eight selections with his first NFL Draft.  Kelly’s debut draft class features three offensive players and five defensive players, all who fit specifically under Kelly’s vision for the future of the organization. 

Philadelphia Eagles: Rounding out the draft

The Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Draft Class. Image via the Philadelphia Eagles Facebook page. While the news of the Philadelphia Eagles’ selection of Matt Barkley was still setting in, the Eagles were still busy making their remaining picks in the 2013 NFL Draft. The four picks following Barkley for the Birds were all on defense. To round out their selections, the Eagles drafted S...

What Matt Barkley Means For the Future of the Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles drafted USC QB Matt Barkley with the first pick in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.  Apparently they feared that the Chiefs may take him so they worked out a deal with the Jaguars to move up to the first pick (only gave up a seventh-rounder). And we thought we knew Chip Kelly, huh? Photo courtesy of keepinitrealsports.com I figured that the Eagles...

A Review of the 2013 Philadelphia Eagles Draft Class

The 2013 Philadelphia Eagles draft class has Chip Kelly’s fingerprints all over it.  The team has stated the entire time that the decision-making would be a collaborative effort.  But, make no mistake, these are all Kelly-type players. Much more-so than in recent years, I found myself having a dizzying array of feelings during this draft.  I was excited, frustrated, surprised...

Chip Kelly on the Eagles QB competition: ‘if they can’t handle not being named the guy in April, then what are they going to do when things go wrong in September’

It’s all about competition now for Eagles coach Chip Kelly and his quarterbacks, but at some point someone has to take the lead. While that process has been going on for a month, the competition level was raised when the team drafted USC QB Matt Barkley. However, Kelly want his starting quarterback to earn the role, even if that means a starter won’t be named until preseason...

Follow the 2013 Philadelphia Eagles draft class on Twitter

David King proudly wears his new Eagles green. Photo via King’s Instagram. The 2013 Philadelphia Eagles draft class is set, and now one formality remains–following the rookies on Twitter, of course! Here are the details you need, along with a sampling of tweets from these young men s as they found out their new home in the ranks of professional football. They are listed in alphabetical...

2013 NFL Draft Team Grades: Philadelphia Eagles

First Round: Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma Philly must have been pretty scared when Miami traded up ahead of them, but they got their man anyways. Johnson is the third best OT in the draft, but I think he has the most potential out of the three. I think Chip Kelly can get a lot out of him. He will be a staple on that line for years to come. I think Johnson was one of the top...

What Does The Drafting Of Matt Barkley Mean?

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles News QuarterbacksEverybody is trying to figure out why Chip Kelly and the Eagles decided to trade up and draft USC quarterback Matt Barkley in the fourth round. I was shocked at the move myself, until I stepped back and considered the obvious.  Kelly and his staff aren’t sure about any of the Eagles quarterbacks.  Are any of [...](Read more...)

It's official---Don Pardo wins Eagles MACH 10 Challenge--- and we handicap the Eagles QB lottery...

The final tally of the Eagles 2013 MACH 10 Draft Challenge has been recounted and verified--- and veteran poster and Bored member Don Pardo wins the trophy in a photo finish.           Don Pardo gets the news he is a MACH 10 Champion from Lupes..           Don Pardo (center) consoles runners-up Boner (left) and Kenny...

Everything You Need To Know About The Eagles Draft

(via Philadelphia Eagles) The Philadelphia Eagles had very high expectations in the 2013 NFL Draft. With the 4th overall pick, the team and the new Chip Kelly era, was ready to rock. The draft was held on Thursday night, Friday night, and Saturday afternoon.  For everything you need to know about each of the Eagles draftees, click the link(s) below: With the 4th overall pick, the...

Throw Down Like (Matt) Barkley?

Scouting The nature of drafting QBs that even people who don't follow college football have heard of is that they have far more interest for the general public than any other position. The Eagles are about to learn all about this as Matt Barkley, once a top-10 lock and eventually a fourth-round gamble, joins the flock. The thing about QBs... unless we're about to enter...
Eagles News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Florida WR indicates on Twitter that he wants a new QB

Well this is awkward. Florida sophomore wide receiver Demarcus Robinson appears to have voiced his opinion that the Gators need a new starting quarterback much in the same way that a fan would. No, he didn’t post on a fan message board or call into talk radio, but he did retweet a tweet by GatorZone […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
55 minutes ago

Jaguars bench Chad Henne for Blake Bortles

Blake Bortles is finally getting his chance. Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley has seen enough of Chad Henne. After seeing his 0-2 Jaguars trail 30-0 at the half to the Indianapolis Colts, Bradley made his move benching Henne in favor of 2014 3rd overall pick Blake Bortles. Bortles played the entire 2nd half completing 14/24 passes for 233 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions...
Via Standing O Sports
4 hours ago

Cassel broke 'several' bones in foot, Bridgewater to start

Vikings HC Mike Zimmer told reporters following Sunday’s game that QB Matt Cassel has “several” fractured bones in his foot. Zimmer added that first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater is ready to start for the team now that Cassel is out. Cassel was carted off with what appeared to be a left toe injury, and was replaced by Bridgewater . Cassel, 32, signed a two-year, $10...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 hours ago

Cheap shot on Nick Foles leads to Eagles-Redskins fight

Tied at 27 early in the fourth quarter, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw an ill-timed interception that was returned deep into their territory by the Washington Redskins. The interception was later overturned, but that’s not the story here.  Taking exception to a late hit on Foles, who remained down on the play, the Eagles went blow to blow in a fight with the division...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago

Report: Vikings don't see Adrian Peterson in their future

The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly ready to cut ties with running back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings placed Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list Wednesday, and it appears they’ve already looking ahead to their next move. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortenson, citing league sources, the team does not...
Via NESN.com
7 hours ago

Report: Ray Rice to argue elevator footage was edited

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Ray Rice will argue that the TMZ released video was edited when the former Baltimore Ravens running back makes his appeal of his indefinite suspension. Legal sources told Schefter that the TMZ tape of Rice hitting his then-fiancee was a cleaned-up, whittled down and condensed version of the events that took place in the Atlantic City casino...
Via Sports-Glory
8 hours ago

Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas killed in car crash

Some really sad news to bring you here. Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas was killed in a single-car accident in Nashville, Tennessee late Saturday night. It's w/ heavy hearts that we confirm the passing RB # 2 We appreciate your respect for the family's privacy and your prayers at this time.  — Rob Bironas (@RobBironas) September 21, 2014 Bironas, who played...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago

WATCH: Arizona completes Hail Mary to beat Cal

Arizona WR Austin Hill capped off a momentous comeback and delivered the best play of the year in the 2014 college football season thus far. After trailing 31-13 heading into the fourth quarter, it looked bleak for the Wildcats, even in front of their home crowd. But they never gave up. They scored 36 points in the fourth quarter, and after Cal missed a field goal late in the...
Via The Sports Daily
18 hours ago

Wade, Union want FBI to investigate photo leak

Gabrielle Union and husband Dwyane Wade issued a joint statement on Saturday night saying they are contacting the FBI to investigate how nude photos of the actress were leaked online. Union, who married the Miami Heat All-Star last month, had several private naked pictures leaked online. Though many celebrities who were victims of the hacking […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago

Spurrier after win: 'We are not a very good team'

Most college football fans and analysts expected South Carolina, coming off of a huge win over highly-ranked Georgia, to have no trouble taking care of Vanderbilt, which has struggled greatly this season under new head coach Derek Mason. But the Commodores raced out to a 14-0 lead on the road and gave the Gamecocks trouble all night. South Carolina eventually gained control of the...
Via College Spun
20 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.