US Lax Magazine: The All-NFL Lax Dad Team

 

Author’s note:  For all of you who did not see this or do not subscribe to US Lacrosse’s magazine, there was a fun article last week concerning the rising number of NFL players, past and present, who have children who play our favorite sport.  Here’s the article and link.

 

THE ALL-NFL LAX-DAD TEAM

It all started with an innocent tweet. Former NFL quarterback Eli Manning, a two-time Super Bowl MVP for the New York Giants, posted a picture of Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles.

What Manning believed to be a Sunday stroll down memory lane — to all the great matchups between his Giants and the rival Eagles — turned into much more. You see, Manning snapped the picture en route to a lacrosse tournament for one of his children.

Did he say lacrosse tournament?

Within an hour, the lacrosse community had welcomed Manning to the club — the #LaxDad club, to be specific. Manning is not the first, and most likely won’t be the last, notable current or former NFL player to be a lacrosse dad.

 

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