San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Richard Sherman came up big once again
against the San Francisco 49ers, with his two interceptions highlighting
Seattle’s strong defensive effort for a 19-3 victory in a highly-anticipated
NFC West Thanksgiving clash.
The outspoken cornerback, whose key defensive stop against San Francisco
receiver Michael Crabtree in January’s NFC Championship Game helped vault the
Seahawks into the Super Bowl, picked off Colin Kaepernick twice as Seattle
(8-4) limited the 49ers offense to just 164 total yards.
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Mark Sanchez threw a touchdown pass and
ran for another score as the Philadelphia Eagles seized sole possession of
first place in the NFC East with a 33-10 win over the Dallas Cowboys.
Sanchez had 217 yards on 20-of-29 passing, and LeSean McCoy posted 159 yards
and a touchdown on 25 carries for the Eagles (9-3), who raced out to a 14-0
first-quarter lead and never looked back on their way to improving to 6-0 on
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Metairie, LA (SportsNetwork.com) – The New Orleans Saints placed defensive
tackle Brodrick Bunkley on season-ending injured reserve Thursday.
The ninth-year pro out of Florida State posted 17 tackles in 11 games for the
Saints this season, his third with the franchise. He suffered a leg injury in
Monday’s loss to Baltimore that was serious enough to sideline him through the
end of the year.
To fill the roster spot, New Orleans elevated nose tackle Lawrence Virgil from
the practice squad to the active roster.
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Joique Bell and Calvin Johnson each scored
twice as the Detroit Lions grabbed a 34-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on
Matthew Stafford was 34-for-45 for 390 yards with two touchdown passes for the
Lions (8-4), who bounced back from a pair of road losses to Arizona and New
The victory moves Detroit a half-game back of Green Bay for first place in the
NFC North. The Packers host the Patriots on Sunday.
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Happy Thanksgiving everyone. I’m going to tell you something that you already know, that Thanksgiving and football has been a tradition since your grandparents were kids. It started with a couple of college and high school games then the Lions started to do it every year. In the 1970’s the Cowboys felt that they were America’s team and everyone wanted to watch them so they started to play every year on Thanksgiving as well. A few years ago they added a third game to give you a full day of football fun. They used to rotate the AFC and continue