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.



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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