Two-time super bowl champion, Vince Wilfork, bared it all on the cover of ESPN's Body Issue. Speaking about his decision to let it all hang out the 34-year-old said:
'A lot of people look at me as a big person. Some people consider me to be obese. Some people consider me fat and sloppy. But I think this shoot will give people a different look at what I am. Everybody knows that I have a big stomach, but I think sometimes that overshadows everything else on my body - from my calves to my back to my shoulders to my biceps, you name it.'What people go to the gym and work for, I have. The only thing I don't have that they got is six-packs. But I really don't care about six-packs.'
Wilfork also believes he can spread confidence.
'I just think it's a good idea for people that are bigger-boned. If people can look at me, a guy that's 325-plus, doing an issue like this, I'm pretty sure that they might have a little confidence.
'There will be critics, just like with everything else. I think a lot of people will get a laugh out of it, I'll tell you that. I'm looking forward to what the locker room's going to say. But at the end of the day, I'm perfectly fine with who I am as a person and what I have accomplished. It shows a lot of my personality