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Smoke Got in His Eyes

Trumpeter Chris Botti's 'Star Spangled Banner' might just make you get misty, too

The NFL really classed up Monday Night Football by having Grammy-winning trumpeter Chris Botti perform the national anthem before the Colts-Giants matchup. His cinematic rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" was so stirring that Indianapolis wide receiver Reggie Wayne teared up during the song. Even if you aren't so moved yourself, you can probably at least see why Botti gets all the accolades. --Peter Weber