Written by Colleen Borst
My husband probably thinks that I watch
Atlanta Falcons games with him to be supportive of his favorite team, but I'll
confess, it's for tight end Tony
Last Sunday's game was especially cool
because toned Tony edged out Cris Carter and Marvin Harrison to become second in career
1,104 catches. He now trails only Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. But Tony got one
reception that Rice never did: a warm reception from compassionate folks
everywhere for the naked anti-fur
he and his lovely wife, October, starred
Tight end indeed.
Written by Michelle Sherrow
Written by PETA
I think I'm finally morphing into a football fan. First, I learned about all the excellent veggie fare at football stadiums, and today PETA released an exclusive interview with hunky football tight end Tony Gonzalez, and his gaga-gorgeous wife, October.
After their sexy shoot for a new anti-fur ad for PETA, the couple sat down to talk about the benefits of a plant-based diet. In the interview, Tony calls the cruel treatment of animals on factory farms "appalling" and describes how his health improved dramatically after ditching meat and dairy products two years ago.
On the many benefits of his mainly plant-based diet, Tony says, "I'm going into my 13th year in the NFL, and I switched over [to a plant-based diet] two years ago. … [T]he day after a game, everybody's sore … and I'm jumping rope and they're looking at me like, 'Man you're supposed to be the old guy on the team. You're acting like you're the youngest guy on the team.'"
I may be Tony's newest admirer, but I have no doubt that many of his longtime fans will follow his lead and explore meat-free cuisine.
Written by Karin Bennett
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