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No. 4: The original L.T. brought QBs to their knees - To commemorate USA TODAY's 25th anniversary, a panel of USA TODAY's NFL reporters and editors has produced an anthology of the 25 best NFL players of the past 25 years. Working down from No. 25, we are unveiling one player each weekday until training camp season arrives:

Lawrence Taylor, whose attack-the-quarterback approach revolutionized the linebacker position, lands at No. 4 on USA TODAY's list as perhaps the most dominant defender ever to play the game.

Taylor's aggressive style, highlighted by speed rushes off the edge of the line of scrimmage, changed the nature of defensive schemes. Taylor thrived in his role, collecting
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Posted 7/18/2007 12:07:39 AM | Permalink
Star athletes like fish out of water at Tahoe golf
San Diego Union Tribune - United States - It's one thing to ride a bike as fast as Lance Armstrong, drive the lane like Michael Jordan, throw a pass like Carson Palmer or catch one like Jerry Rice.

But hit a golf ball in front of a big crowd?

“Golf,” Armstrong says, stretching out the word like a British sports analyst. “It's a whole 'nother sport, whole 'nother beast. Hell, I get nervous when the lady in the beverage cart pulls up on the tee box.”

And he's not even in the tournament.

The seven-time champion of the Tour de France is set to play in the pro-am event preceding the American
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Celebrities : Ray Romano, Brett Hull, Chris Webber, Kevin Nealon, Don Cheadle, Tiki Barber, Cheech Marin, LaDanian Tomlinson, Drew Brees, Jack Wagner, John Cook, Dan Quinn, Rick Rhoden, Tim Brown, Dan Quayle, Ray Allen, Michael Jordan, Jerry Rice, John Elway, Lance Armstrong, Dan Patrick, Marcus Allen, Lawrence Taylor, Mario Lemieux, Jason Kidd, Charles Barkley, Ben Roethlisberger, Carson Palmer
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Posted 7/6/2007 12:07:13 PM | Permalink
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The Lawrence Taylor 'A Football Life' will air Friday night
Lawrence Taylor is arguably the greatest player in New York Giants history, some say he is the greatest defensive player in NFL history, and now his career will be commemorated on NFL Network Friday evening, 8 p.m. ET on NFL Network. Giants fans will ...

The Athletic

Pompei: How similar is Khalil Mack to Lawrence Taylor? Phil Simms, Jim Covert weigh in
The Athletic
When I watch Khalil Mack play, I'm taken back to the 1980s. All over again, the great Lawrence Taylor is making offensive tackles look incompetent, and quarterbacks look helpless. I'm not alone. Among others who have drawn the comparison between the ...

Journal Times

5 questions with Lawrence Taylor, who is attending our Team for the Ages event
Journal Times
Lawrence Taylor was the first three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year in league history and helped reinvented the outside linebacker position in the 1980s. No player in league history has been feared more than Taylor, one of only two modern-era ...


Bill Romanowski compares Khalil Mack to 'once in lifetime' talent like Lawrence Taylor
Since the Oakland Raiders made the move to trade All-Pro defensive end Khalil Mack there has been plenty of fallout around the league concerning the trade. Among those is former Raiders linebacker Bill Romanowski, who voiced that Mack is a generational ...

Chicago Sun-Times

Khalil Mack: With max money comes outsized expectations for new Bears star
Chicago Sun-Times
Lawrence Taylor, perhaps the greatest pass rusher of all time, said Mack should be worth the staggering price the Bears paid for him — a six-year contract worth $141 million overall and $90 million guaranteed, the highest salary ever for a defensive ...

Arkansas Online

Hall of Famers threaten boycott
Arkansas Online
Jim Brown, Joe Namath, Lawrence Taylor and Sarah White, the widow of Reggie White, also signed. One name on the list of 22 signees including Mrs. White was Carl Ellard, but no one by that name has played professional football. Former Vikings defensive ...

Hollywood Life

DeMarcus Ware: 5 Things About The Former NFL Player On 'DWTS' Season 27
Hollywood Life
He joins a long line of footballers with fancy feet, as previously, Donald Driver, Jerry Rice, Antonio Brown, Emmitt Smith, Kurt Warner, Lawrence Taylor, Jason Taylor, Chad Ochocinco, Calvin Johnson Jr., Keyshawn Johnson, Doug Flutie, Michael Sam ...
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