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Thursday is Thanksgiving Day in America, a day where we give thanks for the things and people in our lives.
The Detroit Lions should be giving thanks that they have the opportunity to host a Thanksgiving Day game for the 73rd time.
After all, it wasn’t long ago when many people within the NFL were petitioning for the Lions to be removed from hosting this game. Their atrocious play throughout the last decade was nothing that anyone wanted to watch.
The Lions have a decent record of 33-37-2 on Thanksgiving, but the team hasn’t won this game in nearly ten years (2003).
Detroit will once again host the Turkey Day Classic in 2012, in their customary 12:00p.m. timeslot. The game airs on Fox.
With the 9-1 Texans coming to town, this game is far from something the Lions have looked forward to, but Detroit should be motivated by their lack of proficiency on Thanksgiving.
Winning this Thanksgiving game would mean everything to a loyal Detroit fan base that will fill Ford Field on Thursday a...
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DETROIT -- Lions tackle Jeff Backus will miss Thursday's game against Houston with a hamstring injury, ending his regular-season games started streak at 186.
The news had been expected since Backus sustained the injury in Sunday's loss to Green Bay, but was made official when the Lions released their inactive list 90 minutes before the Thanksgiving Day kickoff. The total...
Jim Schwartz, the head coach of the Detroit Lions, threw a penalty flag after this play by Houston Texan running back Forsett who was done after a 7 yard game. However, the officials let the play continue. If Schwartz wouldn’t have thrown that flag, the play actually would have been reviewable. Instead of a 7 yard gain, it turned into 7 points. That’s just bad coaching. Will...
For the second time this season, Lions wide receiver Titus Young was disciplined for what is only being described as ‘bad behavior’.
According to ProFootballTalk.com, Young was sent home upon arriving at the Lions’ Allen Park training facility Monday morning. He’s expected to be out of practice for the next week and will not play in Thursday’s Thanksgiving Day game against...
The Detroit Lions played a great football game this Thanksgiving day. It looked like Stafford had his troops on a path for a big win over the Houston Texans. Stafford was on fire throwing for a ton of yardage and 2 touchdowns. The Lions scored 31 points in the game only to fall to the Texans in overtime 34-31. The Lions had a chance for the win, Jason Hanson tried a 47 yard field...
Mike Thomas will start in place of Titus Young for the Detroit Lions this Thanksgiving. The Lions recently suspended Young after he lined up in the wrong spot for multiple plays in the teams 24-20 loss to Green Bay on Sunday.
Drafted out of Boise State in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Lions, Young has played in 26 games for the Lions and caught 81 pass for 990 yards...
Today, before the first NFL game of the day on CBS, the network aired a special on former Cleveland Browns running back Jerome Harrison during its pre-game show.
Harrison, who was Cleveland’s fifth round pick in 2005 and famously rushed for 286 and three touchdowns yards in a game back in 2009, later ended up as a member of the Detroit Lions. He was set to be traded to the Philadelphia...
Justin Forsett recorded the longest run in Houston Texans history in their Thanksgiving Day game against the Detroit Lions. It appeared as if Forsett was dropped after a decent gain, but the whistle was not blown and he continued running as everyone else let up. He ended up in the end zone 81-yards later. Watching [...]
Detroit's rookie offensive tackle Riley Reiff will likely supplant incumbent Jeff Backus during Thursday's Turkey Day game against Texans.
In the first quarter of the Houstin Texans game against the Detroit Lions, Ndamukong Suh attempted to sack Matt Schaub. He did not get to the quarterback in time but still knocked Schaub down.
Suh (whether intentional or not) decided to kick low and landed a blow right to Matt Schaub’s groin
After being being swept in the season series by a Christian Ponder led Minnesota Vikings team and losing is resounding fashion last weekend against Green Bay, the chances that the Lions actually make the playoffs this season are pretty much gone.
I believe it was Lloyd Christmas though from Dumb and Dumber who muttered “So you’re saying there’s a chance” when basically...
The Detroit Lions are fed up with wide reciever Titus Young.
The Lions sent Young home from the team's practice facility Monday, and coach Jim Schwartz said he will not play in Thursday's game against the Houston Texans, reports the Detroit Free Press.
Young's selfish behavior and repeated on-field issues have led to the Lions making him inactive for Thursday'...