Thursday the Detroit Lions celebrated their first win since 2003 in the heralded Thanksgiving Day game, and within weeks they could be celebrating their first division crown since 1993.
As far as whether Sitton’s comments spurned that choice, Mosley said, “Nah, not at all.” Then he winked.
The Detroit Lions were dominant after a shaky start and snapped a few losing streaks.
As superstar wide receiver Calvin Johnson carved up the Green Bay defense during the Thanksgiving Day game at Ford Field, Nike released the latest installment of the commercials featuring Johnson and P. Diddy.
Green Bay center Evan Dietrich-Smith has left its game at Detroit with a knee injury, and his return is questionable.
Lions CB Chris Houston Inactive Against Packers
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 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.