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    19 Football Moments From Thanksgiving Day That Will Live On Forever

    And, yes, the "Butt Fumble" is here!

    The tradition of NFL football on Thanksgiving dates back to 1920. It is something for families to look forward to besides food and parades.

    A falcons fan carves a turkey

    Here are some of the most memorable moments from the NFL on Thanksgiving:

    1. The Butt Fumble:

    2. Randy Moss shines brightest with one of the most impressive stat lines ever:

    Randy Moss talks to camera while his stat line shows he has three touchdowns

    3. Aretha Franklin performs one of the longest renditions of the National Anthem:

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    I remember watching in awe of how long this performance took. The anthem should take like a minute or so, but when you're a legend like Aretha Franklin, you make the rules. You can cancel the football game and just have her perform. 

    4. A preview to the "Harbaugh Bowl" for Thanksgiving Day:

    Harbaugh brothers stand with the Super Bowl trophy

    5. Jerome Bettis changes the rules to the coin toss forever:

    Football players argue over coin toss

    6. Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork, and Steve Gregory have a leg:

    7. Vikings celebrate a touchdown with some Thanksgiving dinner:

    8. The Detroit Lions lay an egg on Thanksgiving Day to foreshadow their final 0-16 record:

    Lions sideline as a graphic shows the most points they've given up on Thanksgiving

    9. Jason Garrett comes off the bench to win for the Cowboys:

    Jason Garrett bites a turkey leg

    10. Drew Brees and defending champs take out the Cowboys:

    Drew Brees holds a turkey trophy

    11. The Denver Broncos and Dallas Cowboys give us a Thanksgiving overtime thriller in 2005:

    Broncos players embrace after a win

    12. Jim Schwartz makes Thanksgiving awkward by throwing his challenge flag:

    Jim Swartz points at himself on the Lions sideline

    13. Lawrence Taylor makes a great interception return in 1982:

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    One of the longest plays ever on Thanksgiving by the game's greatest linebacker ever.

    14. Peyton Manning throws for SIX touchdowns against the Lions:

    Peyton Manning drops back to pass

    15. Mike Tomlin interferes with a kick return Thanksgiving night:

    16. America is thankful for Barry Sanders, who made Lions Thanksgiving football tolerable:

    Barry Sanders jukes Bears players

    17. Andre Johnson goes for 188 yards in a Texans win:

    Andre Johnson makes a one-handed catch

    18. Ndamukong Suh stomps opponent and gets ejected:

    19. "And it's Leon Lett! No!"

    What is your favorite Thanksgiving football memory? Maybe it is more personal and less about the game. Share it with us in the comments!