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All those cheeseheads thinking they can come to the motor city on Thanksgiving day and stomp the lowly Lions may not enjoy their turkey. :X Detroit wins Thursday, mark it down! :boxing: Bench Ahman Green because Detroit will be up early and take Ahman out of the game.

 
The only way you take ahman out of the games is if you a take a helmet to his knee. If he is not rushing the ball, hes receiving it. Ahman is good for at least 100yds 40 yds receiving 1td,....at least.

 
Hehe I'm a Detroit fan, and even I will admit that there's almost no way that Detroit beats the Pack this year..... Green should have a field day.

 
Hehe I'm a Detroit fan, and even I will admit that there's almost no way that Detroit beats the Pack this year..... Green should have a field day.
"Almost no way" correct, except on Thanksgiving. Take Detroit +7 for sure. It's a lock ;)
 
Won a ton of cash last week picking Detroit vs Minn and seriously thinking about throwing more $$ down on them vs GB. This should be a tight game.

 
The Pack will stuff the Lions and make off with the fabled eight-legged turkey. Ahman Green will run roughshod over the Detroit line and shred the secondary. Favre may not need to throw a pass all afternoon.The only worthy FF player wearing Honolulu Blue: Jason Hanson. Unfortunately, SEVEN beats THREE every time, and Green Bay will be getting Seven for every Detroit Three.This from a longtime Lions homer who hopes he's wrong.

 
All those cheeseheads thinking they can come to the motor city on Thanksgiving day and stomp the lowly Lions may not enjoy their turkey. :X
As a life-long Packer fan, I fear this game more than any other remaining on the schedule. I doubt many serious Packer fans have a strong feeling of confidence heading into that god-forsaken hell-hole dome on Thanksgiving day. It's a recipe for Packer doom.
 
A little history lesson for the doubters:The Lions are 10-5-1 vs. the Packers on Thanksgiving.The highest scoring Thanksgiving day game... Lions 55 Packers 35 :thumbup:

 
All those cheeseheads thinking they can come to the motor city on Thanksgiving day and stomp the lowly Lions may not enjoy their turkey. :X
As a life-long Packer fan, I fear this game more than any other remaining on the schedule. I doubt many serious Packer fans have a strong feeling of confidence heading into that god-forsaken hell-hole dome on Thanksgiving day. It's a recipe for Packer doom.
Uhh...the God-forsaken hellhole of a dome was closed two years ago. The Lions moved Downtown to Ford Field in 2002, and the accomodations are pretty sweet now. Unfortunately, Downtown Detroit itself is a God-forsaken hellhole...but that's another story. :ph34r:
 
The Lions always overachieve on Thanksgiving, but will they win? I say yes!Final Score:Lions 145Packers -2.Go Lions! :football:

 
All those cheeseheads thinking they can come to the motor city on Thanksgiving day and stomp the lowly Lions may not enjoy their turkey.    :X
As a life-long Packer fan, I fear this game more than any other remaining on the schedule. I doubt many serious Packer fans have a strong feeling of confidence heading into that god-forsaken hell-hole dome on Thanksgiving day. It's a recipe for Packer doom.
Uhh...the God-forsaken hellhole of a dome was closed two years ago. The Lions moved Downtown to Ford Field in 2002, and the accomodations are pretty sweet now. Unfortunately, Downtown Detroit itself is a God-forsaken hellhole...but that's another story. :ph34r:
I understand that you call it "Ford Field" and not "Ford Dome" - but a dome is a dome. If there's a roof over your head and you don't play on grass, its a dome; and its a hell-hole as far as any Packer fan is concerned.
 
From a gambling perspective, I am leaning towards the Lions. Looks like Green Bay will be without Barnett and Sharper, which makes a vulnerable defense even worse. If Harrington can limit his mistakes, I think the Lions have an outside chance of winning, but a pretty good chance of keeping within a touchdown.

 
As a Packer fan this game makes me very nervous. As everyone knows, Favre hates playing inside on turf. He looked good last week, but, the thumb makes me a bit nervous as well. There's no ryme or reason to it, but, the Pack always have trouble in Detroit and Minnesota. If I was a betting man (which I am on occasion), I'd take Detroit and the points.

 
I like Mooch, but the Pack is just too good for them. Even with the curses of dome stadiums, Thanksgiving, ...Packers 24Lions 14Go Pack Go

 
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i venture a guess that the pack score on their opening drive when ahman green breaks off tackle left and romps 62 yards for a score, silencing the festive crowd and sending detroiters everywhere scrambling for an earlier than expected dinner so they can finish their meal in time to watch real football at 4:00 pm.(for the record, i am a detroiter born, raised, and resident). GO LIONS.

 
Packer homer here. Over the past twenty years or so the Lions have given it up to the Packers when playing at Lambeau quicker than a drunken cheerleader with low self-esteem gives it up on a friday night. In Detroit (O.K. Pontiac mostly) the Lions have proved much tougher. I always consider this road trip a "trap" game. Seems to me I remember the Lions giving the Packers all they wanted several times when the Lions were home. I also have a vague memory that the Lions have reared up against St. Louis in their championship year, and others as well. In short, I laugh at the Lions on the road, but give them some respect at home. All that said I like the Packers in this one.

 
i venture a guess that the pack score on their opening drive when ahman green breaks off tackle left and romps 62 yards for a score, silencing the festive crowd and sending detroiters everywhere scrambling for an earlier than expected dinner so they can finish their meal in time to watch real football at 4:00 pm.(for the record, i am a detroiter born, raised, and resident). GO LIONS.
This is what happened in Cheesehead land.In Detroit, however, it will be Reggie Swinton doin' a little dance 13 seconds into the game.Do a little dance.Make a little love.Beat the Pack tomorrow night.
 
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All those cheeseheads thinking they can come to the motor city on Thanksgiving day and stomp the lowly Lions may not enjoy their turkey.    :X
As a life-long Packer fan, I fear this game more than any other remaining on the schedule. I doubt many serious Packer fans have a strong feeling of confidence heading into that god-forsaken hell-hole dome on Thanksgiving day. It's a recipe for Packer doom.
Uhh...the God-forsaken hellhole of a dome was closed two years ago. The Lions moved Downtown to Ford Field in 2002, and the accomodations are pretty sweet now. Unfortunately, Downtown Detroit itself is a God-forsaken hellhole...but that's another story. :ph34r:
I understand that you call it "Ford Field" and not "Ford Dome" - but a dome is a dome. If there's a roof over your head and you don't play on grass, its a dome; and its a hell-hole as far as any Packer fan is concerned.
Nobody ever accused Packer fans of being very bright! Hehe! :no:
 
The difference this year is the Lions are completely devoid of talent on offense. With Charles Rogers and James Stewart down with injuries, Artose Pinner not ready to make an impact, and Harrington playing catch with the other team, I really doubt the home team wins here. Besides, the Packers were really impressive on defense against a hot 49er offensive attack limited them to just over 200 yards and 1 TD. My prediction: Packers 24, Lions 3 :thumbup: (and no, I'm not a Packers fan).

 
The Pack looked awful damn good in Minn hell-hole of a dome this year, which makes me think that they can do it in Detroit as well. It's going to be a steady diet of Green, Davenport with a dash of Fisher thrown in. Favre will throw a lot of screens and underneath passes to the RB dujour and may go long once or twice.Pack 24Lions 10Yes I am a Cheesehead and damn proud of it!

 
This morning, the local morning sports talk guys in GB were saying that Ahman Green's asthma acts up when he's in domes. I'm sure I won't be able to find a link as it was just 'sports guy dj talk'. They kinda laughed it off...like they did when Sherman's excuse for Ahman's fumblitis was due to ahman's sweating problem. And that Favre can't grip the football because he has a slippery splint around his thumb. Now apparently there was a comment from the packer's front office in regards to Ahman's asthma acting up in domes :bag: If it's not ahman running for 150 yrds and a td, then it'll be Davenport....or Fischer. Now need to worry Packer fans.

 
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This morning, the local morning sports talk guys in GB were saying that Ahman Green's asthma acts up when he's in domes. I'm sure I won't be able to find a link as it was just 'sports guy dj talk'. They kinda laughed it off...like they did when Sherman's excuse for Ahman's fumblitis was due to ahman's sweating problem. And that Favre can't grip the football because he has a slippery splint around his thumb. Now apparently there was a comment from the packer's front office in regards to Ahman's asthma acting up in domes :bag: If it's not ahman running for 150 yrds and a td, then it'll be Davenport....or Fischer. Now need to worry Packer fans.
You're right, it's on the blogger. Sherman said Davenport will get more carries than usual because Green has trouble breathing at indoor facilities.
 
I like Mooch, but the Pack is just too good for them. Even with the curses of dome stadiums, Thanksgiving, ...Packers 24Lions 14Go Pack Go
Note: It's been a while since GB has scored more than 20 pts in a game.....
 
Looks like Green Bay will be without Barnett and Sharper, which makes a vulnerable defense even worse.
The most recent stuff I've seen suggests that both Barnett and Sharper will play.Barnett looked less likely earlier but saw this this morning:Packers | Barnett Could Play - from www.KFFL.comWed, 26 Nov 2003 07:42:08 -0800Updating previous reports, Pete Dougherty and Rob Demovsky, of PackersNews.com, report Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Sherman said LB Nick Barnett (ankle) has healed quickly and could play in Thursday's, Nov. 27, game against the Detroit Lions. If Barnett is able to participate in practice on Wednesday, Nov. 26, he could start.No link for Sharper -- but I read in several places that he is close to playing.Edit -- Both are listed as questionable on today's injury report.
 
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LATEST NEWS - November 25 - Previous News Because of the short week, Ahman Green probably won't see his usual number of carries Thursday against the Lions. You should start Green, of course, but don't expect a big game this week. Not looking like big day for Green..

 
LATEST NEWS - November 25 - Previous News Because of the short week, Ahman Green probably won't see his usual number of carries Thursday against the Lions. You should start Green, of course, but don't expect a big game this week. Not looking like big day for Green..
Though I don't really believe this will pan out (Green is a workhorse and his talents exploit Detroit's run D weakness), I'm kind of hoping it will come true, if only because I'm starting Favre. Still, Nanjeh is doing a good job spelling Ahman so it may allow Green to get some more rest on the bench, so either way I might be screwed.I look at the Thanksgiving game like a MNF game -- players get up to play their hearts out on what is one of the biggest football watching days of the year (my guess in New Years beats it in terms of viewers). Throw in the division rivalry, and anything can happen. Do not expect the Pack to simply just roll over the Lions because of it.When I think back over the Thanksgiving games I've seen, it's not players in Cheesehead Green and Gold that I remember hoisting the Turducken legs in the air at the end of the game.
 
LATEST NEWS - November 25 - Previous News Because of the short week, Ahman Green probably won't see his usual number of carries Thursday against the Lions. You should start Green, of course, but don't expect a big game this week. Not looking like big day for Green..
Bench him if you got him. Studs often fall short in Detroit on Thanksgiving. It usually becomes one of those odd games of the year. Penalties, special teams, & big plays by non-star players usually come up big. Notice a trend...Detroit has more non-star players than any other team. :rolleyes:
 
All those cheeseheads thinking they can come to the motor city on Thanksgiving day and stomp the lowly Lions may not enjoy their turkey. :X
As a life-long Packer fan, I fear this game more than any other remaining on the schedule. I doubt many serious Packer fans have a strong feeling of confidence heading into that god-forsaken hell-hole dome on Thanksgiving day. It's a recipe for Packer doom.
What he said
 
You're right, it's on the blogger. Sherman said Davenport will get more carries than usual because Green has trouble breathing at indoor facilities.
Of course! ...I should've checked the blogger for a link/quote. I should've known it wouldn't let me down. I still find it hard to believe that he's having a harder time breathing in a dome than outside. I'm not an asthma sufferer, so I guess I don't have anything to compare to. But I would ASSume it'd be harder to breathe in harsher conditions (80 degrees, 20 degrees, high humidity, dry) than in a controlled environment like a dome. Unless a dome may feel somewhat claustrophic??? I guess I don't know.New nickname- Asthman Green :thumbup: :thumbdown:
 
The most recent stuff I've seen suggests that both Barnett and Sharper will play.Barnett looked less likely earlier but saw this this morning:Packers | Barnett Could Play - from www.KFFL.comWed, 26 Nov 2003 07:42:08 -0800Updating previous reports, Pete Dougherty and Rob Demovsky, of PackersNews.com, report Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Sherman said LB Nick Barnett (ankle) has healed quickly and could play in Thursday's, Nov. 27, game against the Detroit Lions. If Barnett is able to participate in practice on Wednesday, Nov. 26, he could start.No link for Sharper -- but I read in several places that he is close to playing.Edit -- Both are listed as questionable on today's injury report.
I don't know where you got your info on Sharper, but's not playing. He's got a bruised lung, and is doubtful, yes technically hes questionable, but he's doubtful. Even SHerman screwd up at his press conference calling him dow- er- questionable :shock: He's not playing. 95% sure of that.Barnett on the other may play, but I haven't heard anything about him.Oh incase you're wondering where I got my info on Sharper? From the man himself. :yes:
 
I don't know where you got your info on Sharper, but's not playing. He's got a bruised lung, and is doubtful, yes technically hes questionable, but he's doubtful. Even SHerman screwd up at his press conference calling him dow- er- questionable :shock: He's not playing. 95% sure of that.Barnett on the other may play, but I haven't heard anything about him.Oh incase you're wondering where I got my info on Sharper? From the man himself. :yes:
This is today's press on Sharper. I guess part of what I'm basing my judgement on is that Sharper has played with pain and through injury in the past. But I've been wrong in the past, I'm sure it could happen again! Full disclosure: I haven't talked to Darren in my entire life.From the News-Chronicle:Defensive coordinator Ed Donatell hasn't ruled out Barnett or Sharper and is willing to have Sharper assume a part-time role.Sharper was used predominantly in passing situations while coping with a strained groin during the season opener against Minnesota on Sept. 7. He did some light running during a walkthrough session Tuesday morning and during the afternoon practice."He feels great; he's in great spirits; and he wants to play," Donatell said after practice. "But, he does have to be cleared by our medical people." From the Journal Sentinel:Sharper has been walking without any noticeable effects of his injury, but he still hasn't been cleared to play and will be a game-time decision. If he is cleared, defensive coordinator Ed Donatell said Sharper would start and play as much as possible.
 
On Monday Sharper said he wanted to play but probably wouldn't. This is from a local call-in he does every Monday. He was coughing up blood and needs rest.The reports out of GB could be gamesmanship. Notice "has to be cleared by the medical people" means he hasn't been cleared. I'll be surprised if he plays. Edwards played like Sharper Jr. after he went out.

 
Another interesting stat for the game:Favre is just 4-7 in Detroit over his career. Oh yeah baby...THE LIEDOWNS WILL BE THE LIONS THURSDAY!!! :yes:

 
i think that green bay is the last team that should be thinking that they'll just roll out of bed and beat up detroit. i mean they're barely treading water and if they ever lost this game.... :rotflmao:

 
i think that green bay is the last team that should be thinking that they'll just roll out of bed and beat up detroit. i mean they're barely treading water and if they ever lost this game.... :rotflmao:
Here's to Detroit ending the Packers' season while I eat Turkey!!!
 
I've decided not to play any of my Packers or Lions for this game so I can just enjoy a good ol' fashion butt-whoopin on the Packers.We Lions fans haven't had a whole lot to be enthusiastic about these last few years, but one thing we do have is the Lions on Thanksgiving Day!!Throw on the Charlie Batch #10 jersey, slip into the "official" Detroit Lions Zubas, Run the Lions flag to the top of the flag pole, set the Wayne Fontes Lions visor on your head and strut your stuff over to the "gathering"!Tomorrow is for Lions Fans!!! Turdunkens for everyone!Go Barry Go !!!!!!

 
And if it wasn't clear before....THE PACKERS SUCK. FAV'RA' IS! DONE NOW IF NOT AFTER THIS YEAR AND THEN AHMAN'S RUNNING WILL COME TO A HALT :boxing: The day of the Lions is about to start.

 
Ahman Green will destroy the Lions. 180 total yards and three TD's in just over three quaters of play to lead Green Bay to an easy 31-10 win. Detroit hasn't stopped the run all year, they sure as hell won't tomorrow against the hottest back in the league.

 
Greenbay will win...........BIG TIME!!!!
I 'loooovvvveee blind Green Bay fans'.Your support is respected.One thing for sure...even though Dallas plays every Thanksgiving as well, no one realizes it. Why you ask? It's the drugs in the Turkey which kick in after the more important Lions game!!! :sleep: After all...have your ever heard anyone say, I'm watching the Cowboys on Thanksgiving? Liar, they always say..."Honey, you can serve dinner """After the Lions game""".Lions win 23-21
 
Since my only dog in this fight is Ryan Longwell, I predict a 21-18 Lions victory. Three defensive/special teams TDs for the Lions overcome six Longwell field goals. The crowd goes wild. :football:

 
I'll put the over/under at 2. I figure that's the most quarters I'll see of this dog of a game before falling asleep in the chair. It's really time to get rid of the tradition of showing Detroit every Thanksgiving no matter how bad they suck.

 
I'll put the over/under at 2. I figure that's the most quarters I'll see of this dog of a game before falling asleep in the chair. It's really time to get rid of the tradition of showing Detroit every Thanksgiving no matter how bad they suck.
Another Green Bay fan who hates watching the Lions over-perform on Thanksgiving. When will the world acknowledge that the Lions had a big role in making the NFL what it is today?Of course us Lions fans always acknowledge that since Wayne Fontes took over, the Lions haven't had a fantasy propect worth mentioning.
 
Me, a GB fan? Might be time to back away from the crack pipe. My FFL team last year was named the Packer Smackers. Then again, probably tough to see with your Lion Homer Glasses on. As I said, time to come up with a better game for the holidays.

 

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