Thanksgiving Football Equals Americana

Posted: 26th November 2009 by Lloyd Vance in NFL
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The Masters of Disaster (MOD) from a Turkey Bowl circa 1991 Football on Thanksgiving is an ôAutumn Ritualö to me just like the phrase, ôCan you please pass the gravy.öá The game has aligned itself beautifully with the greatest holiday ever, in my opinion, and it provides an opportunity for fellowship by friends and family around AmericaÆs Game. ôThe Thanksgiving games are quite a tradition, not just in Detroit, but for America,ö says NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci, a Michigan native who participated in three Thanksgiving Day games as the LionsÆ head coach in 2003-05.á ôI learned firsthand about the excitement in Detroit for the game.á You enjoy playing in front of the home crowd. áItÆs special.ö Whether attending a hometown rivalry my town growing up ...

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