Ricky Williams Hosts Faux-Chicken Wing Taste Test

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Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams already has enough accolades to span two lifetimes—Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award, and Pro Bowl MVP, to name a few—and after he reigned over our Faux–Chicken Wing Taste Test today, we’d like to dub him an MVP: Most Valuable Palate.


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The vegetarian NFL star hosted our event at his restaurant, Proof, in Miami. The winning wings may have been gardein buffalo wings, but considering all the chickens who got to keep their own wings, all the arteries that didn’t get clogged, and all the taste buds that were more-than-tickled, it sounds to me like the party left everyone happy!

Written by Logan Scherer

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