Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 11/22/12
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Today the Lions welcome the Houston Texans into Ford Field for one of the most historic traditions in football the Thanksgiving Game in Detroit. Heading into the game there are two schools of thought in determining the eventual outcome of the match up, one being the Texans will crush Detroit simply because they are the tremendously superior team. Second, Houston is becoming bored and looking to the playoffs with Detroit seemingly having a chance. For example, Jacksonville giving the Texans a scare last week at Reliant Stadium. Of those two ways of thinking however, Houston being the more superior team is the only option that is based on actual fact. The Texans are the most balanced team in football dominating on defense and an ability to run or pass the ball at will. They have one of the league’s best margins in points scored (25 a game) to points allowed (18 a game) while Matt Schaub is quietly the best unknown QB in the League only to be overshadowed b...
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