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CBS Sports Talks Lions Vs. Bears On Thanksgiving Day

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.

11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thursday Football Breakdown: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

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.

11/26/2014

C.J. Mosley #99 of the Detroit Lions watches the action from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of the game against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Saints 24-23. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Mizzou-Made Mosley Says Little About Suspension

Detroit Lion apologizes to teammates, family, fans

11/03/2014

C.J. Mosley #99 of the Detroit Lions watches the action from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of the game against the New Orleans Saints at Ford Field on October 19, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Saints 24-23. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Suspend Mizzou Alum C.J. Mosley

Defensive lineman was sent home ahead of game in London, due to “detrimental conduct.”

10/27/2014

Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears catches a touchdown pass in front of Darius Slay #30 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter on November 10, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Darius Slay Key To Lions Secondary

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.

08/14/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Players In Football History

Here is a list of the dirtiest players of football history.

07/03/2014

James Franklin #1 of the Missouri Tigers passes against the Auburn Tigers in the second quarter during the SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome on December 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

James Franklin Signs With Lions

Former Mizzou QB gets shot as an undrafted free agent with Detroit

05/12/2014

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Report: Rams Sign QB Shaun Hill

Ex Detroit backup will serve as #2 in St. Louis behind Sam Bradford

03/26/2014

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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Does The Thanksgiving Game Better? Cowboys Vs. Lions

The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.

11/28/2013

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