With Super Bowl LIII kicking off tonight, it's as good a time as ever to take a look back at some of the memorable footwear that has come along thanks to everyone's favorite Sunday pastime.
Although signature sneakers are usually more closely associated with basketball, that has not stopped brands like Nike, Adidas, Reebok, and more from creating silhouettes for some of the NFL's most elite players over the years. While some of these models were created specifically for the athletes that wore them on the field, other models became unofficial signatures despite having no official ties to them.
Whether it is lines that spanned years like Deion Sanders' Diamond Turf series, or one-offs like Jerome Bettis' Air Bus Max, pro football has had its fair share of memorable trainers. Here is a history of some of the most notable models in NFL footwear history.