NFL’s Worst Thanksgiving Tradition: Throwback Jerseys

They looked cool in 1994, but don't make much sense in 2016

Americans cherish tradition and Thanksgiving Day is a holiday drowning in culture and cranberry sauce. More important than the dinner table abundant with complex carbs stuffing humans fuller than the balloons hovering over Herald Square are the customs that accompany the Autumn holiday.

NFL football, specifically the teams in Detroit and Dallas, are as much a part of the ritual of Thanksgiving as yanking the turkey wishbone apart for good luck or dislodging the smaller piece from your drunk uncle’s gullet after he swallows it during an ill-advised “magic trick for the kids.” But there’s another piece of NFL history associated with the yearly matchup between the Lions and Cowboys.

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Chris Illuminati is a freelance writer and published author. Follow him on Twitter (@chrisilluminati), Instagram (@messagewithabottle) or email him at cilluminati@gmail.com.

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