The choice to use Thanksgiving to promote the name change stemmed from the historical origins of the holiday.
Matt Flynn had been expected to start, but after Rodgers practiced Tuesday, there had still been a slim-to-none chance Rodgers would play.
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“If I am blackballed from the NFL for not abiding by the structure or business model of being politically correct or being afraid … then so be it,” Jackson said.
Follow Jerry Miller as he braves the cold weather in the Motor City to sell some tailgate vehicles and challenges the Lions faithful to an eating competition called the “Human Turkey.”
“I know how special it is and I know how much it means to the city and how far it dates back in history,” Bush said. “This game started in what, the 1930s? That’s a long time. A long of guys that have come before us have paved the way for us to be here, so we’ve got to do it the right way.”
“If you told us at the beginning of the season we’d be first place in Thanksgiving we’d have five games to play, an opportunity to go win our division, I think we’d relish that opportunity,” Schwartz added, “and we’re going to.”
The Detroit Lions have a decent excuse if they do not want to talk about last weekend’s head-scratching loss to Tampa Bay.
Nate Burleson caught a touchdown pass in his first game back from an arm injury, then held the ball aloft like it was a freshly made pizza.
So much quarterback drama with the Packers.
Packers left guard called the Lions scumbags and he said it starts with Schwartz.
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