Lawrence Taylor

10 Most Memorable Thanksgiving Day Moments in NFL History

Nearly 100 years of Turkey Day football has produced many great moments
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10 Most Memorable Thanksgiving Day Moments in NFL History

A general view in America is that the NFL owns a day of the week in Sunday and one holiday of the year in Thanksgiving. Even with travel limited because of the pandemic, it’s hard to think of Turkey Day without the Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, and now that third night game popping into your head.

 

This Day in Sports History: August 29

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 29

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, August 29 is a day in which a beaning led to a great political career and a natural disaster displaced sports in a city for at least one season.

 

10 Greatest NFL Rookie Seasons of All-Time

The best first-year players in NFL history, or at least since Gale Sayers was a rookie.
<p> The best first-year players in NFL history, including Eric Dickerson, Lawrence Taylor, Randy Moss, Cam Newton, Barry Sanders, Gale Sayers, Jevon Kearse, Anquan Boldin, Ben Roethlisberger and Edgerrin James.</p>

It's rare that a first-year player comes into the NFL and has an immediate impact on the game. But it does happen. Athlon Sports looks back at the best rookie players in NFL history, or at least since Gale Sayers took the field in 1965.

Ndamukong Suh is the New Lawrence Taylor

The Detroit Lions defensive lineman is taking the NFL by storm and making the Lions a threat again.
<p> The Detroit Lions' defensive lineman is taking the NFL by storm and making the Lions a threat again.</p>

Ndamukong Suh is pretty good at football (in case you haven't noticed). And his reputation as a brutal defensive lineman is reminiscent of the Giants' Lawrence Taylor.