The NFL is honoring soccer icon John Madden this Thanksgiving with the inaugural John Madden Thanksgiving celebration.
Madden was synonymous with soccer and Thanksgiving, normally honoring the participant of the sport throughout his broadcasts with turkey legs from his well-known turduckens.
Madden died final December on the age of 85.
Now the NFL will have fun his legacy yearly on one in all its largest days.
Among the issues scheduled for this 12 months’s celebration embody a particular John Madden Thanksgiving emblem that might be positioned on the 25-yard line of every sport; tributes throughout every sport aired on CBS, Fox and NBC; and the Madden Participant Of The Sport will obtain $10,000 to donate to the youth or highschool soccer program of their alternative.
This 12 months’s Thanksgiving schedule consists of the Buffalo Payments visiting the Detroit Lions, an enormous NFC East sport between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys and the night time sport that options the New England Patriots and the Minnesota Vikings.
Extra from the NFL on the Madden celebration right here.