Photos: Raiders stars get life-size statues made of chocolate

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Who needs wax, when you can have chocolate? Life-size chocolate statues of Las Vegas Raiders stars Derek Carr and Darren Waller made their debut at the Aria Resorts and Casino to begin the NFL season.

Life-size chocolate statues of Las Vegas Raiders stars. (MGM Resorts House Photographer Al Powers)

Ten pastry chefs from ARIA Patisserie spent four weeks molding and crafting more than 200 pounds of chocolate, 40 pounds of fondant and 100 pounds of sugar into the Raiders display. The silver, black and chocolate showcase also includes a replica of Allegiant Stadium.

Life-size chocolate statues of Las Vegas Raiders stars. (MGM Resorts)
Life-size chocolate statues of Las Vegas Raiders stars. (MGM Resorts)

Raiders tight end Waller gave his approval of his chocolate-me ahead of the season opener Monday night, where the Raiders defeated the Baltimore Ravens 33 to 27. The sweet display will be available throughout the season.

Life-size chocolate statues of Las Vegas Raiders stars. (MGM Resorts)

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