The Cowboys first played on Thanksgiving Day in 1966. Since then, the only seasons the Cowboys did not play on Thanksgiving were 1975 and 1977.
The Dallas Cowboys will play the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints at 4:15 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
The Cowboys defeated the Seattle Seahawks 51-7.
On Thanksgiving Day in 2010, the New Orleans Saints defeated the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium, 30-27.
Through the 2017 season, the Dallas Cowboys are 30-19-1 in Thanksgiving Day games.
The Cowboys lost to the Miami Dolphins, 16-14, on Thanksgiving Day (November 25) 1993.
They played the Raiders in 2009. In 2010, they host the Saints.
Through the 2016 season, the Dallas Cowboys have a 30-18-1 record in games played on Thanksgiving Day.
The Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys have never faced each other on Thanksgiving day.