Found November 23, 2012 on Football Nation:
Thanksgiving Day, nothing like it. Time for family, friends, warm gatherings, and football. And in the case of the Detroit Lions and the Houston Texans, one heck of a football game; one that required overtime to settle the outcome.The Texans overcame a determined Detroit Lions squad looking to give the home fans a Thanksgiving treat, but ultimately the Lions committed too many blunders that helped give the Texans a 34-31 overtime win.Here are five things we learned from the game:1. The Houston Texans need a break from football for a few days most likely. While needing overtime to outlast the home-standing Lions, Houston played its second overtime game in as many weeks. In the last five days the Texans have played ten quarters of football. In this span, they have won both games in thrilling fashion; and have collected a whole bunch of yards on offense that should give them plenty of options moving forward for both the running and passing games.Houston gritted and fought hard, establi...
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