Found November 24, 2011 on
Free Press special writer Nick Meyer will live-blog today's Thanksgiving game between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers. Discuss the action here.
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The Detroit Lions are finally playing a relevant Thanksgiving Day NFL game for the first time in years and they are hoping that history repeats itself when they take on the Green Bay Packers. The last time the Green Bay Packers started the season with a 10-0 record was 1962, a championship season. The Green Bay Packers suffered their first loss of the 1962 season on...
Yet another penalty, this time on Andre Fluellen. Tons of flags flying today.
After the Fluellen penalty, Aaron Rodgers takes a shot at the endzone, a pass targeted to Andrew Quarless. It fell incomplete.
Packers now have a second-and-1 at the Lions 1.
The Detroit Lions released a statement in response to defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh's stomping incident against Green Bay yesterday.
Ndamukong Suh's bad penalty and insistence that he did nothing wrong will cost the Lions dearly as they try to push for the playoffs. He can still try to minimize the damage with some words of contrition.
Our turkey doing a Lambeau Leap onto the bar.
It was a pretty typical Thanksgiving at the Trigg household -- a twenty-pound turkey, dinner for 14, and a Packer victory over the Lions. Like in past Thanksgivings, cooking such an ambitious meal while simultaneously watching the Packer game posed an added degree of difficulty. In fact, when Rodgers hit James Jones for a 65-yard...
Second turnover for Matthew Stafford today. Pass was picked off by linebacker Robert Francois and returned two yards to the 35.
Stafford had an interception in the second quarter that helped set up the Packers' first score: a 3-yard Aaron Rodgers TD pass to Greg Jennings.
The Lions' strength is its defensive line. The only true antidote to a passing game as lethal as the Packers is a fierce and relentless pass rush. And even that hasn't always worked against Aaron Rodgers