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It will never happen as long as each team hosts a Thanksgiving Day game at its home stadium. The two teams had a pre-Thanksgiving contest in 2010, four days before the holiday. The Cowboys defeated the Lions, 35-19, at Cowboys Stadium.

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Q: Have the Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions ever played each other on Thanksgiving?
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Which NFL team has a better record on Thanksgiving day The Detroit Lions or Dallas Cowboys?

Although the Detroit Lions have played on Thanksgiving since the 1930s, their record for holiday games is 33-36-2. The Dallas Cowboys did not begin playing on Thanksgiving until 1966, but they are closing in on the Lions' win total. The Cowboys are 27-15-1 on Thanksgiving.


Why are all thanksgiving games in the NFL played in Detroit and Dallas?

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What is the Dallas Cowboys' record in games played on Thanksgiving Day?

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How many times did the dallas cowboys play the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving day?

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Have the cowboys always played Thanksgiving game at 3PM?

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


What is the record of the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day?

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How many games have the Dallas Cowboys won on Thanksgiving at home?

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

The Cowboys first played on Thanksgiving Day in 1966. Since then, the only seasons the Cowboys did not play on Thanksgiving were 1975 and 1977.


Do the Dallas Cowboys play at home every Thanksgiving?

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Do the Dallas Cowboys have a contract to host a Thanksgiving day game?

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.


What is Dallas record when playing on Thanksgiving?

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