Chad Johnson credits McDonald's for never getting hurt in NFL

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Chad Johnson believes a steady McDonald's diet helped him play as long as he did in the NFL.

Johnson got into a passionate debate with another former wide receiver, Brandon Marshall, over his diet on the latest episode of "I Am An Athlete," arguing that McDonald's was the reason he avoided serious injuries.

"I never got f---ing hurt, never ... you know why? Because I ate McDonald's and I built a f---ing callus in my body," Johnson said.

Johnson went on to blame Marshall's healthy diet for his injuries and encouraged others to "eat whatever the f--- you want to eat."

The debate starts around the 49:00 mark:

The retired wideout still appears to have a strong love for McDonald's. Johnson paid a fan $1,000 to drive him to the fast-food restaurant in October.

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