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The Worst Thanksgiving NFL Game: 2012

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In 2012, we got a Thanksgiving game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets that was such a tragedy, Shakespeare would be proud.

During Thanksgiving Night in 2012, people tuned in to watch the New England Patriots take on the New York Jets — good people with families that didn’t deserve to be subjected to the shameful product put forth that evening in East Rutherford, N.J.

It had all the classic elements of a rotten football game, including but not limited to stars out injured, sloppy execution, lack of competitiveness, and, yes, the butt fumble.

Following such a fun day of football, too, folks had nothing to be thankful for when it came to this ghastly excuse for a football game. And you almost had to feel sorry for the Jets fans in the crowd, who at one point were relegated to chant for one Timothy Richard Tebow to enter the game. Poor Fireman Ed, basically an ambassador for the team, couldn’t even take it anymore and just left, essentially retiring his Jets fanhood in the process. As usual, everything is good in Jetsland.