A Long Tradition of Thanksgiving Football with the Detroit Lions

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Quarterback Shaun Hill #14 of the Detroit Lions looks for an open receiver against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on November 21, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Tom Pennington/Getty)

The Detroit Lions have played football on Thanksgiving nearly every year since 1934, with this year's game marking the 71st time Detroit has hosted an NFL game for the nation to watch while glassy-eyed on turkey and pie. Gregg Krupa, sportswriter for the Detroit News, joins us to discuss the history of the annual game and to consider fans' hopes that the Lions can turn around their poor record this season. The Lions host the New England Patriots at 12:30 CST, Thursday.


Gregg Krupa

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