By Evan Bleier / August 8, 2018

Can You Pass the Gridiron Burger Challenge?

The Arizona Cardinals are daring fans to eat a seven-pound burger in an hour.

The seven-pound burger from the Gridiron Challenge. (Arizona Cardinals/Twitter)
The seven-pound burger from the Gridiron Challenge. (Arizona Cardinals/Twitter)

How far would you go to get your mug on the Jumbotron at an NFL game?

Dance around like a fool in a silly costume? Propose to a stranger? Go streaking?

If none of those options sound appealing, the Arizona Cardinals are offering one that might be slightly easier, albeit much more unhealthy: scarf a seven-pound burger in under an hour.

Dubbed “The Gridiron Burger Challenge,” the eating feat requires courageous chowers to take down a sandwich that includes five third-of-a-pound burger patties, five hot dogs, five bratwursts, 20 slices of American cheese, eight slices of bacon, eight chicken tenders, and 12 ounces of fries.

To make it healthy, the burger also has lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and “tanker” sauce packed between its 10-inch buns.

The cost of taking the challenge is $75 and, in addition to getting their picture shown to all of University of Phoenix Stadium, anyone who finishes also receives a free Cardinals jersey.

According to Craft Culinary Concepts executive chef Sean Kavanaugh, who came up with the burger by throwing together nearly every menu item from the stadium’s Gridiron Grill, “if someone finishes this whole thing, you might wanna put them on the offensive line.”

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