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The Cowboys have traditionally played their afternoon Thanksgiving Day game after the Detroit Lions' contest.

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because the have a game.

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What two NFL teams always play on Thanksgiving?

The Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys always play games on Thanksgiving Day with no fixed opponents. Since 2006, a third game has been played on the holiday. Football on Thanksgiving is a long held American tradition, dating back to 1876 when Yale played Princeton.


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There isn't a contract as such. The National Football League has an understanding with the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys that they will host traditional Thanksgiving Day games each season. The Lions have played on Thanksgiving since 1933. The Cowboys have played an afternoon game on the holiday in all but two years since 1966. In recent years, the NFL has added a third Thanksgiving game, which is televised in prime time.


Who play 1974 Thanksgiving day vs dallas?

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What year did the Dallas Cowboys not play during Thanksgiving day?

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How many times did the cowboys win on Thanksgiving day?

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When was the last Thanksgiving game the cowboys lost?

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What is the Dallas Cowboys franchise win loss record for the game immediately after Thanksgiving?

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