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Fantasy Football Expert And Former NFL Players Unite To Create A Season Of Super Snacking
MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --With football season around the corner, watching games with good friends and good food is essential, and healthy snacking during the game is easier than ever. To celebrate the start of the season, California Almonds has teamed up with retired NFL players Jeff Saturday and Rich Gannon to help you snack more nutritiously during game time and enter for a chance to win a mid-season fantasy football consultation.
You're in a fantasy league with your bros; you talk shop with your bros; you watch games and eat with your bros; and this year you can compete with your bros by entering California Almonds' "Ultimate Bro Snack Sweepstakes," (enter here) for a chance to win a crucial mid-season consultation and a winning edge in your league -- with retired NFL quarterback and CBS football analyst Rich Gannon. One grand prize winner will not only receive a phone consultation with Gannon to discuss their roster and weigh the pros and cons of trades, but also a $1,000 Party Pack for their next game day party.
"It's important to keep up your energy in the cutthroat world of fantasy football, and opting for nutritious snacks like almonds helps keep you on your toes," says Gannon. "However you snack on game day, it's all about spending time with friends and coming out on top in your fantasy football league!"
To enter the Sweepstakes, simply share your favorite game day snack idea that's made with almonds.
If you need some snacking inspiration, retired NFL player and ESPN football analyst Jeff Saturday can help. Find his delicious "Ultimate Bro Snack" ideas and recipes here, including an almond snack made with bacon and beer: Beer & Bacon-Glazed Almonds.
Saturday knows a thing or two about tackling hunger with healthy snacking. The recently retired player has lost substantial weight after making a commitment to healthy living by dedicating time to nutritious eating and exercise. A crucial part of his new routine includes daily snacking between meals, including almonds.
"I no longer have to consume the huge amount of calories needed to keep my weight up, compared to when I was a center," says Saturday. "Now, I fill my diet with clean, healthy and convenient options, including adding fruits and vegetables to my meals and snacking on almonds."
For more information on and to enter the "Ultimate Bro Snack Sweepstakes," plus to find out more about Jeff Saturday's favorite game day snack recipes, please visit Almonds.com/UltimateBroSnack.
About Rich Gannon
Rich Gannon is a retired NFL player and current analyst on "The NFL on CBS." He is also the co-host of SiriusXM Blitz and CBS' "NFL Monday QB." During his 18-year career in the NFL, Gannon played for the Vikings, Redskins, Chiefs and Raiders. He is a four-time Pro Bowl quarterback who was named NFL MVP in 2002. Follow Rich on Twitter here.
About Jeff Saturday
Jeff Saturday is a retired NFL player and current analyst on ESPN's "NFL Live" and "SportsCenter." Saturday's NFL career spanned 13 years with the Indianapolis Colts (1999-2011) with one year on the Green Bay Packers (2012). He is a Super Bowl champion and six-time Pro Bowl center. Follow Jeff on Twitter here.
About California Almonds
Almonds from California are a natural, wholesome and quality food. The Almond Board of California promotes almonds through its research-based approach to all aspects of marketing, farming and production on behalf of the more than 6,000 almond growers and processors in California, many of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, the Almond Board of California is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit Almonds.com or check out California Almonds on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.
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