Let The Detroit Lions Keep Their Thanksgiving Game

Posted: 29th November 2009 by Samantha Cooke in NFL
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Yes, this is another article begging NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to let the Detroit Lions keep their Thanksgiving game. I have heard several NFL Commentators talk about getting rid of Detroit on Thanksgiving. Once again, I have to defend Detroit. Yes, the Lions suck. They have two wins this season against two of the worst teams in the NFL. No, maybe it is not that fun to watch the Lions on Thanksgiving. The Lions on Thanksgiving is as traditional as eating turkey. Here are a few reasons the Lions should keep the "Thanksgiving Classic." Reason Number One: Tradition The Detroit Lions began the Thanksgiving game tradition in 1934. The Lions' first owner, G.A. Richards, started the tradition as a way to get people to come to the games. Since then, the Dallas Cowboys started the tradition in ...

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