The 12 Immutable Rules of Watching Thanksgiving Football
“Why do we play on Thanksgiving every year?” “I don’t know, son. We just do.” (davelawrence8 via Flickr) The great Jason Gay has spent the last three Thanksgivings detailing the many, many, many rules of Thanksgiving touch football. He is the ...
Dallas Cowboys Schedule 2014: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game
We've known the 13 opponents the Dallas Cowboys ... do-or-die Week 17 matchup last year, but the Cowboys didn't have Tony Romo and were torn apart by injuries on defense. Watch for the Cowboys to take care of Philly at home on Thanksgiving, where they ...
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.
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 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.