Jersey Goers: Are You Smarter Than A Linebacker?

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“When a man looks back on his life, he should be proud of all of it. Not just the years he spent in pads and cleats. Not just memories of when it was great. You got to learn that Willy in the end. If you don’t; you’re not a man, you’re just another punk.” –Luther “Shark” Lavay, played by Lawrence Taylor, in speaking to Willie Beamen, played by Jamie Foxx, in the film Any Given Sunday .
Irony, life, the cosmos, God; however you want to look at it, whatever you want to call it; this thing of ours is something that never ceases to amaze us.
Lawrence Taylor, most commonly referred to by fans as “L.T.”, is a two-time Super Bowl champion and, to this day, one of the most iconic and influential sports figures in the history of New York City sports. Some even view him as the greatest footballer of all time.
So what has made Taylor more iconic than his contemporaries? A number of athletes have excelled and even won champ...

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