As a player, Jets' coach Todd Bowles was fueled by Quarter Pounders (Shutdown Corner)

Sometimes it’s forced – the New England Patriots have a dietitian on staff, Ted Harper, who keeps a careful eye on what the players eat, particularly inside the team facility. For other players, it’s a way of life: Tom Brady’s adherence to a strict diet has become Twitter fodder, and his new New York Jets teammates are seeing how Matt Forte’s clean eating habits are keeping him, just a couple of months from his 31st birthday, able to get 52 carries in the first two games of the season. “We had McDonald’s every day for lunch,” Bowles said on Monday, speaking of his days as a defensive back with Washington.