As we all gather with our family and friends to celebrate one of the best holidays of the year – Thanksgiving – let's get ready for some Turkey Day NFL football. Ah, what a great day.
Philadelphia at Detroit (+1): The Lions (3-7) have gained some confidence lately, winning two straight, while the Eagles (4-6) are in a total free fall following their humiliating 45-17 loss to Tampa Bay. They're a mess. A total mess right now.
The Lions are 33-36-2 on Turkey Day and have been playing much better defense as of late, holding the Packers and Raiders to 16 and 13 points, respectively, the last two weeks. This contest has all the makings of a two-interception game from Philly QB Mark Sanchez, who is a turnover waiting to happen.
Look for Detroit to establish their passing attack behind Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate while signal-caller Matthew Stafford continues to improve each week. Both teams stink but give me the home team here – at least they don't look liked they've cashed in their chips. Lions 24, Eagles 20.Read more... Join the Conversation...