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DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28: Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions celebrates late in the fourth quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Packers 40-10. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Score 37 Straight In 40-10 Rout Over Packers

The Detroit Lions were dominant after a shaky start and snapped a few losing streaks.

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 20: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers gets under center Evan Dietrich-Smith #62 during the first quarter at Lambeau Field on October 20, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Browns 31-13. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Green Bay C Dietrich-Smith Injured Against Lions

Green Bay center Evan Dietrich-Smith has left its game at Detroit with a knee injury, and his return is questionable.

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: Wide receiver Marvin Jones #82 of the Cincinnati Bengals catches a touchdown pass while under pressure from cornerback Chris Houston #23 of the Detroit Lions during the first half at Ford Field on October 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lions CB Chris Houston Inactive Against Packers

Lions CB Chris Houston Inactive Against Packers

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2013

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

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.


LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 3:   The Washington Redskins logo patch on the uniform of Safety Brandon Meriweather at FedEx field on November 3, 2013 in Landover, MD.  (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Protesters Use Thanksgiving To Push Anti-Redskins Message In Detroit

The choice to use Thanksgiving to promote the name change stemmed from the historical origins of the holiday.

CBS Detroit–11/28/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 27: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers calls a play at the line of scrimmage during the first quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on October 27, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Aaron Rodgers Ruled Out For Thanksgiving Game Against Lions

Matt Flynn had been expected to start, but after Rodgers practiced Tuesday, there had still been a slim-to-none chance Rodgers would play.

CBS Detroit–11/27/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 09:  Lawrence Jackson #94 and Nick Fairley #98 pressurer quarterback Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams during the fourth quarter of the game at Ford Field on September 9, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Rams 27-23.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lawrence Jackson Tweets Blast Schwartz, He Says On 97.1: ‘There’s Some People You Respect Immensely, And He’s Not One’

“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.

CBS Detroit–11/27/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 05:  (R) Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 and guard Josh Sitton #71 of the Green Bay Packers celebrate after fullback John Kuhn #30 scorers on a nine-yard catch and run in the third quarter against the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 5, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Schwartz Responds To Packers’ Sitton Calling Him A ‘D—,’ ‘Scumbag’

“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.”

CBS Detroit–11/27/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers talks with head coach Mike McCarthy from the sidelines against the Minnesota Vikings defense at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Packers’ Rodgers Back, Very Unlikely To Play

So much quarterback drama with the Packers.

97.1 The Ticket–11/27/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 24: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions watches the clock run down to end the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on November 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Tampa Bay defeted the Lions 24-21. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bush, Burleson Say Players-Only Meeting Needed; Stafford Disagrees

When reporters inquired Monday whether such a meeting took place, Stafford said it did not and that it did not need to.

CBS Detroit–11/26/2013