The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.
The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.
The Detroit Lions are no strangers to Thanksgiving Day games and this year, they are taking on an NFC North rival in the Chicago Bears. Both teams need a win to stay in the playoff race and CBS Sports Tracy Wolfson took some time to talk Jay Cutler and Matthew Stafford facing off at Ford Field on the big holiday.
The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.
After six years at the top, the Denver Broncos have replaced the Dallas Cowboy’s as America’s favorite football team according to a new poll.
The Detroit Lions’ struggles last season cost Jim Schwartz his job, and another disappointing season could do GM Martin Mayhew in. When Lions fans and NFL analysts discussed the team’s issues and needs, the secondary came up more often that not.
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Many veterans that the Steelers have let go the last few years have opted for retirement rather than trying to extend their career with another team, but don’t count Brett Keisel among those if the Steelers don’t elect to bring him back.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
The Larry Foote Show broadcasts live from Monte Cello’s as the Steelers linebacker is in a good mood after a big win over his hometown Detroit Lions.
Coming off of a 37-27, static-charged win over the Detroit Lions, the Pittsburgh Steelers look to break a three-way tie for second in the AFC North with a win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
The Detroit Lions are in sole possession of first place this late in the season for the first time in 14 years and have a parade of mostly losing teams left on their schedule.
With a bit of tape and high hopes, the Pittsburgh Steelers say a little prayer that the team can pull together against Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions at Heinz Field.
Dorin Dickerson has spent time with the Lions this season and he gives us his thoughts on this match-up.