This Thanksgiving promises a feast for football fans with three games on the slate. Fox will be showing the live coverage of the Green Bay Packers at the Detroit Lions, a game that had promised to be exciting, but may now be for reasons that you wouldn’t expect.
The Packers (5-5-1) are still uncertain about who will be featuring at quarterback, as Aaron Rodgers continues to be out with a broken collarbone.
Scott Tolzien started against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but coach Mike McCarthy yanked him for Matt Flynn, who brought the Packers back from a 16-pointdeficit to earn a tie.
The Lions (6-5) are also a team in flux, even though their starting quarterback, Matthew Stafford, and all-star receiver Calvin “Megatron” Johnson are intact. After an amazing comeback to beat the Dallas Cowboys, Detroit lost a puzzling pair to the Pittsburgh Steelers, in which they featured an odd fake field goal to give the Iron Curtain the momentum, and then to the equally enigmatic Tampa Bay Buccaneers.