As of the 2008 season, the Cowboys and Packers have played on Thanksgiving Day 2 times: 1970 - Cowboys 16, Packers 3
1994 - Cowboys 42, Packers 31
30 playoff appearances in 49 years....
yes, in the 1950s and 60s they often won the thanksgiving day game. Only in the last ten years or so have they been unfavorable on thanksgiving.
The most playoff wins in NFL history is 33. There are two teams tied for wins and they are the Dallas Cowboys (1967-2009) and the Pittsburgh Steelers (1972-2010).
over 300 years thanksgiving has been around
The first thanksgiving was in 1621, so this year(2014) it is 393 years ago.
1975 and 1977
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.
Through the 2008 season, the Raiders have played 5 Thanksgiving Day games: 1963 - Raiders 28, Broncos 10 1966 - Bills 31, Raiders 10 1967 - Raiders 44, Chiefs 22 1968 - Raiders 13, Bills 10 1970 - Lions 28, Raiders 14
2003 vs the packers
From 1934 to 2010, the Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Day record stands at 33-36-2.
The Dallas Cowboys joined the National Football League as an expansion team in 1960.
In recent years, the Dallas Cowboys have won their blue double-star jerseys with white sleeves. It's a good bet that they'll wear them again in their Thanksgiving Day 2012 match against the Washington Redskins.
Since their first Thanksgiving Day appearance on November 24, 1966, the Dallas Cowboys have played on the holiday every year with the exceptions of 1975 and 1977. The St. Louis Cardinals hosted the afternoon Thanksgiving game in those years.
The Dallas Cowboys started hosting Thanksgiving Day games in 1966. The NFL has been playing Thanksgiving Day games since the twenties. Contrary to popular belief the Cowboys were started as an expansion team in 1960. The Lions have had the game since 1934 (exept the years 1939-1944), and the Cowboys have hosted a game each year since 1966(excluding 1975 and 1977 when the St. Louis Cardinals hosted the game).
The bible was written 1600 years before Thanksgiving originated. So the answer is ZERO.
The Bible was written 1600 years before Thanksgiving originated. So the answer is ZERO.
11 times?Exactly 11 times. The first birthday to fall on thanksgiving is 1941. The pattern for occurrence is 11 years, 6 years, 5 years, 6 years, then repeats. Nov 27 2008 falls on thanksgiving as well.