Cowboys on Turkey Day: The meal deal
Since moving back to Dallas six years ago, I have yet to spend Thanksgiving Day with my family. The Cowboys traditionally play on the holiday ... His neighbors, Diane and Dave Ratley, come by every year for Mama Gurode's cooking. I was actually alerted ...
Why Do the Lions And Cowboys Always Play Thanksgiving Football Games?
Having to watch the Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions ... and carry a seven-year losing streak into their game this Thursday. So, why do the Lions keep earning the right to host a Thanksgiving Day game? It's a combination of history, influential ...
Football on Thanksgiving: A Brief But Comprehensive History
The Lions have hosted a Thanksgiving game every year since World War II. But football on Thanksgiving predates the Lions, and even the NFL. We don’t know when two football teams first decided to face off on Thanksgiving, or why, but by the end of the ...
Why do the Detroit Lions always play on Thanksgiving?
A Detroit Lions fan celebrates Thanksgiving watching the Lions play Green ... who made Dallas Cowboys boss Jerry Jones look like a cookie-cutter executive by comparison. That man is responsible for one of the most enduring traditions in football.
Why the Detroit Lions & Dallas Cowboys always play on Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Day football dates back to 1887 and the first NFL turkey day matchup was on November 25, 1920, the same year the league was founded. Some fans may ask: Why do the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys always play on ... a game every turkey day.