2003 vs the packers
2000 vs pats
Detroit Lions have won 33 games out of the last 73 games they have played on Thanksgiving Day. They started playing every Thanksgiving Day in 1935
They lost every Thanksgiving game they played in history.
The last time the Lions defeated the Steelers was on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1998 at the Pontiac Silverdome. Detroit won the game 19-16 in overtime.
Prior to the 2010 Thanksgiving game where the Patriots will face the Lions, that was 2002 when the Patriots also played the Lions and won, 20-12.
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.
Through the 2008 season, that was November 27, 2003 when the Lions defeated the Green Bay Packers, 22-14.
The Lions last NFL championship was 1957. The Lions last division championship was 1993.
Detroit Lions last winning season was in 2000, where they went 9-7.
The Detroit Lions last playoff appearance was 1999, their last conference championship was in 1957 also that was the year of their last championship.