Thanksgiving is coming up this week, and you know what that means: we have the watch the Dallas Cowboys play the Oakland Raiders.
No, I’m totally just kidding! Well, not about the Cowboys-Raiders part. That really is happening. But I’m kidding when I say that’s all Thanksgiving means. Obviously, Thanksgiving really means pausing from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reminding ourselves of all the good things—however small—we’ve got going for us. Or at least, that’s what it really means for most of us.
For some people in the world of sports, giving thanks is not going to be all that easy because they’ve had a pretty rough go of it recently. For every championship team or MVP-winner on top of the world there is a perennial loser or guy who got snubbed down in the dumps. And while they, too, ultimately have things they ought to feel thankful for (like millions upon millions of dollars), it might be hard for them to see it.
So who is going to have a tough time giving thanks on Thursday? Well, let’s take a look…