Found November 21, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Calvin Johnson
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
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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