Vintage NFL cheerleader photos

Vintage cheerleaders. Associated Press/Getty Images

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The New York Jets on Tuesday became the fourth National Football League team to be sued by former cheerleaders claiming wage theft and other labor law violations.

The lawsuit followed similar legal action since January by cheerleaders with the Oakland Raiders in California, the Cincinnati Bengals in Ohio and the Buffalo Bills in New York.
— Reuters

With all of the chaos revolving around the cheerleading world, who knows if we will even have the girls performing at games this fall. We salute the sideline beauties by taking a walk down memory lane. Let’s take a look at the history of NFL cheerleaders.

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