In order for NFL athletes to maintain an optimal level of energy to perform at their best, they must consume a ridiculous amount of calories throughout the season and during training camp.
The biggest drawback to this approach is when their weight catches up with them after they retire from playing. While their eating habits continue, the level of physical activity decreases, causing them to “pack on the pounds.”
However, there are NFL players that dropped a significant amount of weight after retiring from the league. While a fraction of them may have put the weight back on, the dedication and effort they put forth to lose the initial weight is quite impressive.
The following is a list of 20 former NFL players who dropped a ton of weight after hanging up their cleats. Click the blue button below to get started!