Craziest moments in NFL history: Pigeon joins Raiders’ kickoff unit

We’re having difficulty containing our excitement for the start of the NFL season. In an effort to cope with that delirium, each day from today until the Sept. 4 kickoff, the Buzzer will post about one crazy moment in NFL history. "Crazy" is subjective, so what does that mean here? In this series we won’t be highlighting the most outstanding plays or statistical feats — but those plays that make your jaw drop and cause you to blurt out, "Holy $*%", that was crazy!"

Get all of The Buzzer’s previous "Craziest NFL Moments" here.

It lacks the cultural signficance of The Heidi Game, the controversy of the Tuck Rule game and its fantastical occurrence didn’t become the namesake for any NFL websites. 

But, according to the stated critera above about "craziness," I just couldn’t leave this curious "Planet Earth" moment off the docket. 

On Oct. 18, 2009, this happened:

This proved conclusively once and for all that the late Al Davis would roster anyone and anything as long as he/it possessed great speed.  

Get all of The Buzzer’s previous "Craziest NFL Moments" here.