If you’ve made it this far in the fantasy football season, you probably don’t need a lot of help. Stick to players in the thick of playoff races. Players on teams with nothing to play for can be highly unreliable.
The Detroit Lions have won two Thanksgiving games in a row, both in blowout fashion no less. After nine straight losses on Turkey Day, it is a welcome change for Lions fans.
The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.
The Detroit Lions are no strangers to Thanksgiving Day games and this year, they are taking on an NFC North rival in the Chicago Bears. Both teams need a win to stay in the playoff race and CBS Sports Tracy Wolfson took some time to talk Jay Cutler and Matthew Stafford facing off at Ford Field on the big holiday.
The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.
In 1939, Coloradans marked Thanksgiving twice — because there were two Thanksgivings that year.
Matt Prater says he entered a 12-step program to deal with his alcohol problem, and he’s hoping to make the most of another chance to kick in the NFL.
It didn’t take long for kicker Matt Prater to find a job after the Broncos cut him.
The Detroit Lions’ struggles last season cost Jim Schwartz his job, and another disappointing season could do GM Martin Mayhew in. When Lions fans and NFL analysts discussed the team’s issues and needs, the secondary came up more often that not.
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