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...

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...

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...

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

Cubs ground crew screws up tarp, leads to called game

With the Cubs beating the Giants in the bottom of the 5th, it started to rain. Then this happened. After quite some time and the rain died down and the job was finished. But the field was quite a mess. A huge mess and with the Cubs winning in the 5th, the Giants hoped the field could be tended to so the game could resume rather than be suspended as a Cubs win. And so it started…...
Via The Outside Corner
5 hours ago

Ex-NFL LB Tim Shaw diagnosed with ALS

Former Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Chicago Bears and Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw has announced he has ALS in a new video on the Titans’ official website. Photo Credit: TitansOnline.com In the clip, Shaw challenges the Titans organization, along with James Franklin and the Penn State football team (his alma mater) to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge...
Via Gridiron Grit
11 hours ago

Mo'Ne Davis makes cover of Sports Illustrated

Mo’ne Davis is getting plenty of recognition as a flame-throwing female at this year’s Little League World Series, and that was taken to the next level on Monday. The 13-year-old star of the Philadelphia team at the Little League World Series will be on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated, the publication revealed. Accompanying a photo of Davis on the mound at Williamsport...
Via NESN.com
19 hours ago

AJ Burnett says he will likely retire after season

#453357756 / gettyimages.com At the trade deadline, A.J. Burnett's player option may have kept him from joining another team. With a potentially expensive deal being locked in, cash-strapped teams feared Burnett would stick around. After tonight's loss to the Seattle Mariners, Burnett may have been speaking from the standpoint of...
Via Philliedelphia
8 hours ago

Carmelo: Knicks will 'absolutely' make playoffs

Not only does Carmelo Anthony have a new, slimmer physique, the New York Knicks star has a new, positive outlook on the prospect of the team enjoying success next season. A few weeks after stating that he does not believe the Knicks have a championship-caliber roster, Anthony hedged his bets by taking a step back […] The post Carmelo Anthony says the Knicks will ‘absolutely...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 hours ago

James Harden believes he's the best player alive

It’s hardly surprising that an NBA player, who by virtue is one of the best basketball players on the planet by belonging to such an esteemed fraternity of professionals, would have a large if not inflated ego. It would be difficult to reach such heights in any chosen profession without a deep and profound belief […] The post James Harden believes he’s the best basketball player...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 hours ago

Mike Ditka's misguided remarks about Redskins name change

Mike Ditka isn’t one to be shy about his opinions, here is what he thinks of the Redskins name controversy via The Sporting News. “This is so stupid it’s appalling,” Ditka, now an ESPN analyst, told the website redskinshistorian.com, “and I hope that owner keeps fighting for it and never changes it, because the Redskins are part of an American football history, and it should...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 hours ago

Stephon Marbury to star in play about Stephon Marbury

You simply cannot make this stuff up. Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury will star in a Chinese play about his life during the 2011-2012 season in which he led the Beijing Ducks to a Chinese Basketball Association championship (via Sports Illustrated).  Per SI, “I Was Marbury” runs 11 straight nights from October 1 to 11 in Beijing Wukesong Stadium. Ticket prices range from...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago

Colin Kaepernick says he played through injury last season

Remember when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick joked about having hangnails on his pinkie toes last season? It was one of the few times he got into the specifics of an injury that forced him to show up on the 49ers injury report for a couple weeks. In less-than-surprising news, Kaepernick wasn’t all too forthcoming when speaking to the media at that time. And now...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago

Bengals blast Jets for using ‘garbage’ blitz tactics

During Saturday's preseason contest, Rex Ryan threw the kitchen sink at the Bengals, dialing up a wide array of blitzes designed to harass the quarterback. You could say Gang Green's pass-rush was fierce. The Bengals think it was rubbish. "Notice he didn't bring that stuff when our starters were out there," Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander said...
Via Helmet2Helmet
18 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.