Who did the Lions play on Thanksgiving in 2014?
Random Stats. The Lions are 37-42-2 all time on Thanksgiving Day. They’ve played the Bears 13 times on the holiday since 1947, earning a 5-8 record in those games. The Lions’ last win over the Bears on Thanksgiving was a 34-17 drubbing in 2014.
What was the Detroit Lions record in 2014?
The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 2014 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NFL’s North Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. The Lions scored 321 points, and the rigid defensive squad allowed 282.
What year was the first Thanksgiving NFL game?
The first professional football games on Thanksgiving were played November 25, 1920. No games were played on the holiday from 1941-44 because of World War II. In the NFL, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys have been Thanksgiving staples.
When was the 1st NFL Thanksgiving game?
November 25, 1920
What year did the Lions play the Cowboys in the playoffs?
The 1991 Detroit Lions season was the franchise’s 62nd season in the National Football League, their 58th as the Detroit Lions….
|1991 Detroit Lions season|
|Division place||1st NFC Central|
|Playoff finish||Won Divisional Playoffs (vs. Cowboys) 38–6 Lost NFC Championship (at Redskins) 10–41|
What year did the Lions have the best defense?
Just how good has Detroit’s defense been in 2014? It’s first in total yards allowed (290.3) and second in fewest points allowed (15 points). The Lions pass defense allows 6.6 yards-per-pass attempt, sixth best in the NFL, and it’s holding opposing quarterbacks to a second-best passer rating of 76.4.
Does Chicago and Detroit play every Thanksgiving?
The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears played the first Thanksgiving football game. The Lions have been playing on Thanksgiving every season since 1934.
What was the first ever Thanksgiving football game?
The very first Thanksgiving Day game was played in Philadelphia in 1869. The landmark contest came six years after former President Abraham Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a fixed national holiday, and only two weeks after the Rutgers-Princeton matchup that is largely considered the first-ever football game.
What NFL team played the first Thanksgiving game?
The Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day heritage gained national attention in another way, starting with the very first game in 1934. Knowing the publicity potential of radio, Richards along with NBC Radio, set up a 94-station network to broadcast the Lions-Bears showdown.