This is the annual Thanksgiving game that the Detroit Lions have been a permanent part of since 1945. They previously had a Thanksgiving streak from 1934 to 1938. From 1951 to 1963 they had a rivalry game each year on Thanksgiving with the same o0pponent the Green Bay Packers. Today's game sees the Chicago Bears take on the Detroit Lions live from Ford Field in downtown Detroit, Michigan.
Due to a terrible snowstorm in Buffalo, New York their game with the New York Jets was cancelled for a Sunday start and moved to Monday night at 7PM live from Detroit, Michigan on CBS at 7PM, EST.