The latest accusations that former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor raped a 16-year-old girl in a New York hotel are another black mark on L.T.'s personal life. Since the Hall of Fame linebacker retired in 1993, and even times during his career, he has battled numerous legal troubles that have challenged not only his livelihood but his freedom as well.
The fresh legal trouble stands to be the worst Taylor has faced, but running into the problems with the law is nothing new. It has been a near 25-year battle to keep his nose clean, literally and figuratively, but L.T. now appears to be in the largest fight of all. Before he heads to court in this newest incident, here is a look back at L.T.'s previous battles.