With the 2008 NFL Season approaching playoffs and the year 2009, this NFL season has yet again been full of surprises.
Each year, the NFL has many twists, turns, and interesting stories that keep the fans intrigued. From injuries to shootings to a maybe winless season, this year the NFL has not disappointed.
This slide show will guide fans through the entire 2008 year and season of the NFL, beginning with the Super Bowl in February and ending with the playoffs and final games of the 2008 season.
David Tyree makes a great catch near the end of the game to help the New York Giants win Super Bowl XLII.
The New York Giants knock off the unbeaten New England Patriots to win Super Bowl XLII in Arizona.
After 17 seasons, Green Bay Packers Quarterback Brett Favre finally calls it quits.
Michigan Tackle Jake Long was taken Number One overall in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins.
Brett Favre decides to return to the NFL, only to be traded by the Green Bay Packers to the New York Jets.
Gene Upshaw, formerly of the Oakland Raiders, passed away due to pancreatic cancer at the age of 63. The NFL required all teams to wear a GU patch on their helmets in his honor.
Chad Johnson shocked his coach Marvin Lewis once again by legally changing his name to Chad Ocho Cinco. The NFL did not recognize this on his jersey because Johnson wouldn't pay the fees to get all the jerseys changed.
Jacksonville Jaguars' end Richard Collier was critically injured after being shot several times while waiting in a parking lot outside an apartment building.
New England Quarterback Tom Brady was lost for the season when he injured his left knee in the first game of the season.
After being booed in the first game of the season, Tennessee Titans Quarterback Vince Young drives around town and contemplates suicide.
During the final minutes of the Denver Broncos versus the San Diego Chargers game, Ed Hochuli clearly blows a call, allowing the Broncos to retain possession of a fumble and ultimately win the game.
After going 31-84 as a president and GM, Matt Millen was finally relieved of his duties for the Detroit Lions.
After going 1-3 in the Oakland Raiders' first four games, Al Davis fired Lane Kiffin and promoted the Offensive Line Coach to Head Coach.
Dallas Cowboys Quarterback with the Golden Arm Tony Romo broke a finger on his throwing hand leading to him being out for four weeks and the Cowboys hoping they can still make the playoffs.
Adam Pacman Jones from the Dallas Cowboys ran in to trouble again in 2008 when he was suspended indefinetly for violating the NFL's Conduct Policy. Pacman Jones was involved in an alcohol-related incident in a Dallas hotel.
After beginning the season 10-0, the Tennessee Titans lost to the New York Jets in Week 11 of the NFL Season 34-13. The Jets dominated the game to prove they were the top of the AFC.
After leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a tie and going scoreless for a half against Baltimore, Andy Reid benched Quarterback Donovan McNabb. Can you blame him? McNabb doesn't even know games can end in ties.
Plaxico Burress turns himself in to police after accidentally shooting himself in the thigh at a Manhattan Night Club.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspends six players, including Charles Grant, Will Smith, Deuce McAllister, Bryan Pittman, Kevin Williams, and Pat Williams for use of a banned substance which could be used to cover up the use of steroids.
For the first time in 33 years, the Arizona Cardinals win the NFC West after a victory over the St. Louis Rams. The Cardinals are led by Kurt Warner and his great receiving core.
Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Terrell Owens held a meeting with the Offensive Coaches to include him, not Jason Witten, in to more of the plays.
New Orleans Saints Running Back Reggie Bush was placed on Injured Reserve due to a sprained left knee. The Saints will have to rely on Quarterback Drew Brees to try and get them to the playoffs.
After starting out the season 3-4, the Indianapolis Colts clinched a playoff spot with their victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Former Atlanta Falcons Quarterback Michael Vick may move to a halfway house from the Federal Prison. He will serve 23 months for bankrolling a dog fighting ring.
Rookie Quarterback Matt Ryan could lead the Atlanta Falcons to the playoffs just one season after having only four wins last season. Rookie of the year anyone?!
The Detroit Lions continue to be the NFL's biggest joke as they try not to become the first team to go 0-16. The Lions need to beat New Orleans or win on the road in Green Bay to avoid such a feat. This is one season removed from the Patriots going 16-0 during the regular season.