11/24/2010 10:25 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Thanksgiving Football: 9 Best Books To Read If The Games Are Boring But You Need Your Fix (PHOTOS)

Thanksgiving Thursday marks the annual event featuring family gathering, lots of eating and way too much football. While it may seem counter-intuitive, there have been many great books written about football. From "Friday Night Lights" to "The Blind Side," we've gathered a list of the top 9 books to read instead of watching football this Thanksgiving. And even though you can't really shout at the writer that he or she made a bad call or called a stupid play, you might just find yourself totally absorbed.

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