Tollefson thankful for more than football

After his wife came close to dying this offseason, this holiday is special for the DE

Updated: November 24, 2011, 12:23 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

The kitchen in the Tollefson household will be busy with Megan Tollefson preparing her usual Thanksgiving meal with turkey, stuffing, noodles, mashed potatoes, corn and Dave Tollefson's favorite: sweet potatoes with marshmallows on top.

The Giants defensive end, though, is especially grateful for this Thanksgiving after his wife, Megan, could have bled to death in late May due to a complication with her pregnancy while carrying the couple's second child.

Megan's complication, ...

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