Funny, I was trying to figure out the exact same thing... I went to nfl.com and opened the gamebook for the matchup and it shows in the upper right the following: "Start Time: 12:37 PM EST" I'm guessing that 12:37 was the kickoff time, the game was scheduled for 12:30.
Detroit Lions And The New England Patriots Will Play At Ford Field In Detroit MI, Thanksgiving 2010
The first NFL game on Thanksgiving is Tennessee Titans vs the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. The kickoff is scheduled for 12:30 eastern standard time.
This year Detroit defeated the Chicago 34 to 17 on Thanksgiving day.
The two teams that played on Thanksgiving day in 1934 were the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears. This game was the first ever Thanksgiving Day game for the Lions.
FOOTBALL... Usaually its The Detroit Lions play someone. And The Dallas Cowboys play someone
The first NFL football game on Thanksgiving was broadcast on the radio in 1934. The teams that played in the game were the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears.
no detroit and dallas will always play on thanksgiving.
The first Football game on American Thanksgiving in 2007 starts at 12:30 eastern standard time, in a game between the Greenbay Packers and the Detroit Lions.
Tennessee Titans vs Detroit Lions, 12:30 pm est Seattle Seahawks vs Dallas Cowboys, 4:15 pm est Arizona Cardinals vs Philadelphia Eagles, 8:15 pm est