An Ode to Ted Washington, a Distant Relative of George

Associated Press

I love to eat french fries, fried chicken, and cheeseburgers. Doctors warn me that excessive fast food consumption leads to obesity, so I’ve scaled back my diet in an effort to live longer. Obese men can rarely claim to be phenomenal athletes, but big Ted Washington defied the stereotype. A 6’5”, 370 pound nose tackle, Washington dominated NFL trench lines for seventeen years. By the age of 39, he retired as a Super Bowl champion, and stands today as the modern prototype for his position.

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