Bosa’s mom made six-egg omelets for 49ers ‘copy’ amid robbery that originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area
While Nick Bosa held on during his 49ers’ contract renewal negotiations, the Faithful worried about what he was doing and whether he would be in shape in Week 1.
But the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year was in good hands.
“Nick followed a strict routine for about three weeks while he was home in South Florida,” his mother Cheryl revealed on 95.7 The Game’s “Willard and Dibs,” a few hours after her son agreed to a five-year contract extension, worth $170 million. with the 49ers.
While his dad John handled the workouts and training, mama Bosa made sure the defensive star stayed well fed.
And that required six eggs a day.
Cheryl said she would make Nick a “colossal, gigantic” omelet every morning, consisting of six eggs, two egg whites, onions, broccoli, kale and Brussels sprouts. But no cheese.
Nick was away from the team all season, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t working. As usual, he trained all summer with his brother and Los Angeles Chargers defenseman Joey Bosa. But when Joey moved back to SoCal, Nick stayed in Florida and had his dad step in to train with him.
The two would run first thing in the morning and lift and work out later in the day, Cheryl revealed.
Three weeks and 126 eggs later, the Bosa family got the call they had been waiting for.
“It was very stressful. It was quite exhausting until about four hours ago,” Cheryl said of the contract situation. “Incredible relief. Honestly, until it happened today, I didn’t know what was going to happen this weekend. We really didn’t know what was going to happen.
“…And obviously as we got closer and closer to this Sunday, we kept doing the routine, but it was a little more stressful each day. I’m really glad I don’t have to cook breakfast for him tomorrow morning.”
Nick arrived in Santa Clara late Wednesday night and will join his team for Thursday and Friday practices prior to San Francisco’s Week 1 game with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Acrisure Stadium.
Cheryl is confident that her son has done his job to stay in shape all summer, but she is happy to see him back on the field with his team to fully prepare for the season opener.
“Physically, he’s a monster,” Cheryl said. “He’s in better shape than ever in his life. He’s faster than he was, he’s stronger than last year. I’m really happy he’s going to get some reps with Trent [Williams] tomorrow. You could be on top form, but when you’re playing against Trent Williams you need something more than just being on top form.
“I am very happy that he is on his way and that he has time with his boys on Thursday and Friday to get his legs under him.”
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