I don't remember the year but it started when the league asked teams to participate and Tex Schram said yes.
Through the 2014 season, the Dallas Cowboys are 29-17-1 in games played on Thanksgiving Day.
Yes. They are playing on Thanksgiving Day against Oakland.
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.
Dallas, at least pro football fans and the Dallas Cowboys, celebrate Thanksgiving with football. The Cowboys host a home game every Thanksgiving. And those who are not Dallas Cowboys fans, if there are any in Dallas, celebrate Thanksgiving the same as the rest of the country, by getting together with family for a big turkey dinner.
Through the 2017 season, the Dallas Cowboys are 30-19-1 in Thanksgiving Day games.
The Cowboys defeated the Seattle Seahawks 51-7.
The 2010 holiday contest between the New Orleans Saints and the Dallas Cowboys will be televised by FOX Sports.
No. This Thanksgiving Day (2010) will be the Saints' first appearance in a Thanksgiving game. no never
The Detroit Lions tradition started in 1934 by then owner G.A. Richards looking for a Holiday contest. The Dallas Cowboys tradition started in the 60's when the NFL was looking for another team and only Dallas accepted a Thursday game late in the season.