Gerald Ford turned down offers to play for the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. He played for the University of Michigan from 1931-1934.
From the Detroit Lions website: The Lions have played the Packers the most of any franchise on Thanksgiving with 16 meetings between the two teams. Detroit and Chicago have battled a total of 15 times. The Lions have played 21 different NFL teams on Thanksgiving Day.
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last time was on September 11th, 2005. 17-3, lions. check out my Detroit blog: http://detroitsghetto.blogspot.com
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NBC Sunday Night Football - 2006 Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers 7-15 was released on: USA: 9 December 2012