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Lawrence Taylor broke Joe Theismann’s leg 25 years ago tonight

My friend Brad (a New York Giants fan from New Jersey) mentioned in a status update that today was the 25th anniversary of Lawrence Taylor breaking Washington Redskins quarterback’s Joe Theismann‘s leg. While I did not watch the game (it was a school night) my father left me a note on the kitchen table that

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D’oh! I missed Joe Theismann

Another day, another anniversary, this time it is a major one in Redskins history. Twenty years ago tonight, QB Joe Theismann’s (nee Theezman) career ended on the turf at RFK Stadium when Giants LB Lawrence Taylor broke his leg in two places. Theismann’s brutal injury is one of the memorable in the annals of pro

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