[Source: Forbes] – The great Jason Gay has spent the last three Thanksgivings detailing the manymanymany rules of Thanksgiving touch football. He is the congressional oversight committee of Thanksgiving touch football. But his rules, awesome as they are, overlook one little thing: Most people don’t play football on Thanksgiving. Most people WATCH football on Thanksgiving. This is what God and La-Z-Boy intended.

So here are rules you can use. These are the immutable laws of watching Thanksgiving football:

1. It’s OK if you fall asleep on the couch. (The first time I wrote that, it came out “It’s OK if you fall asleep on the coach.” Do NOT fall asleep on the coach. Unless Rex Ryan happens to be watching the game at your house. Then it would be kind of sweet, and an excellent photo for the back page of the New York Post.)

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