Military flyover before Buffalo Bills game
Nov 24, 2019; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Military aircraft do a flyover during the National Anthem prior to the game between the Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Memorial Day is always a time when people across the United States come together to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. On a day of celebrating the legacies of the fallen, appreciating the freedoms that they gave their lives to protect and honoring heroes, the NFL delivered.

The NFL has always worked to build a close relationship with the U.S. Armed Forces, honoring service members and their families whenever possible. On a day of such great importance, the NFL community made sure it paid tribute to the men and women who gave their lives to protect the United States.

From across the country, players, coaches and teams made sure to honor the fallen on this special day. Once again, the NFL community proved that those who made the ultimate sacrifice would never be forgotten.

Matt Johnson
NFL, MLB & college football writer for Sportsnaut. Graduated from San Diego State University with BA in Journalism, 2019. Grew up in Sacramento, now based in Indianapolis. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection, With the First Pick