Maybin wants to be a hulk for Green

Jets pass rusher putting on weight in hopes of a monster 2012 season

Updated: June 11, 2012, 3:33 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Aaron Maybin is putting a lot on his plate now because his goal is to have a full plate in September.

Right now, we're talking food. The New York Jets' undersized pass rusher is eating 5,000 to 6,000 calories per day with the hope of gaining enough weight to prove he can be an every-down player. He's up to 243, an increase of 13 pounds in only three months.

"After this offseason, I hope I never see another chicken again," he said, revealing a big part of his daily menu.

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