Michelle Tafoya made Al Michaels eat the only vegetable in his life



Al Michaels is 77 years old and is still bringing his A-Game to NBCs Football on Sunday evening every week. Amazon is interested in him as the voice of. pick up Football on Thursday eveningsuggesting that the station has many years of unforgettable calls ahead of them. His love for red meat and his disdain for vegetables has been known to the sports media for years. A cursory search shows that he is the Dan Patrick Show Six years ago, carrots, peas, asparagus and the like were undesirable in his stomach.

Drew Magary took a deep dive into the uncommon diet in a Defector Profile last year. In a nutshell: There are some deep factors that have led Michaels to create his own food pyramid.

Every now and then the oddity takes on new life, and Friday was one of those days Michaels attended the Pat McAfee Show to remember the time Michelle Tafoya tried to get him to eat Brussels sprouts. Fried Brussels sprouts, but still something technically green.

Michaels said he took two bites before spat it out. The whole thing sounds like classic on-the-road hijinks. When these crews say they are having fun together, they mean it. You wonder how many others thought of making the old Brussels sprouts piece for the legendary game-by-game guy. High risk, high reward. Maybe next time there are all four or five vodkas in it.



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