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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

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Packers QB Rodgers Likely Out Vs Lions

Packers coach Mike McCarthy says the chances of quarterback Aaron Rodgers playing Thursday at Detroit are “slim to none.”

97.1 The Ticket–11/25/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: Mike Neal #96 and Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers tackle Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

5 Things To Know After Vikings-Packers Tie

Linebacker Clay Matthews didn’t feel like celebrating after the Packers could only muster a tie with the Minnesota Vikings despite rallying from a late 16-point deficit.

97.1 The Ticket–11/25/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 17: Scott Tolzien #16 of the Green Bay Packers calls out the play in the fourth quarter against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on November 17, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The New York Giants defeated the Green Bay Packers 27-13. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Losing Streak Dropping Pack From Contention

The Packers don’t experience slumps like this too often. At least they know what’s causing the losing.

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: Recording artist Kid Rock performs at halftime during a Thanksgiving Day game between the Detroit Lions and Houston Texans at Ford Field on November 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Standing Room Only Tickets Available For Thanksgiving Day Game Vs. Green Bay

The Detroit Lions announced today that 1,000 paperless Standing Room Only tickets for their Thanksgiving Day game against the Green Bay Packers November 28 will go on sale Tuesday, November 12 at 10 AM ET.

97.1 The Ticket–11/11/2013

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