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 ...
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 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.
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 ...
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.