The last time the New England Patriots played on Thanksgiving, they made history. Well, the Jets and Mark Sanchez did.
It’s been nine years since the Pats played on the biggest football holiday of the year, but the memories of the butt fumble game endure. Everyone knew in the moment that they’d witnessed NFL history when Sanchez fumbled after running into the ass of guard Brandon Moore. Nearly a decade later, it’s virtually cemented as the NFL’s most iconic blunder.
The only downside of the butt fumble was that it overshadowed the Patriots’ win, like a big round ass under a streetlamp. They dominated that game, a 49-19 laugher. Overall, the Patriots are 4-1 in five Thanksgiving games in their history.
Here’s a quick look at how the Patriots fared in those games over the years…