For Baby Boomers, today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. But for those of us who don't belong to the generation that ruined America, Nov. 22 holds an even dearer place in our memories. Today is Buttfumble Day.
You probably remember nothing else about the game, a 49-19 Patriots win that more or less ended the Jets' season. It was a night game on Thanksgiving, and you were either traveling or already in a food coma. Perhaps you thought it was all some feverish tryptophan dream.
But, no, it was a professional quarterback running into the ass of his own lineman and losing the ball. It was real, and it was the Jets, and it changed the way we look at football forever.
Where were you when Mark Sanchez buttfumbled? And how are you comemorating Buttfumble Day today?