Thanksgiving is a day of traditions. Who do you know who doesn’t eat turkey on the last Thursday of November? I can think of a plethora of main dishes served at Christmas. Glazed ham, prime rib, filet mignon, enchiladas, and tamales all make the list. But not on Thanksgiving. We stick to what we’ve always known on the holiday — as does the National Football League.
Since 1934, the Detroit Lions have been playing home games on Thanksgiving, the Dallas Cowboys since 1966. Because it’s tradition, we’re forced to watch Lions football and Jerry Jones’ team regardless of record. This year, the Lions enter Thanksgiving an ugly 0-9-1, primed once again for a top draft pick.
Things are better in “Jerry World,” with his Cowboys 7-3. Though