Did You Know? Thanksgiving and the NFL


Thanksgiving will be here in a few days. And for all sports fans, Thanksgiving does not just mean turkey and stuffing. Thanksgiving day is synonymous with football. Below are some facts about NFL Thanksgiving Day games. 

- The photo above was taken in 1934 during the very first NFL Thanksgiving Day game to be broadcast nationally (on NBC radio.) The Detroit Lions battled the Chicago Bears at the University of Detroit Stadium. The Bears defeated the Lions 19-16.

- The Detroit Lions have the most wins on Thanksgiving (33), as well was the most losses (36.)

- The Dallas Cowboys have the 2nd most wins behind the Detroit Lions.

- The Chargers have not played on Thanksgiving in over 40 years and they have not appeared since the AFL-NFL merger.

- Other than the Dallas Cowboys, the Miami Dolpins are the only other team to win a Thanksgiving Day game and the Super Bowl in the same seaons. 

- Emmitt Smith has won the Turkey Leg / Galloping Gobbler 5 times. 



Check out ESPN's top 10 NFL Thanksgiving Day moments below!


November 21, 2011 | E-mail | Comments (0) | Comment RSSRSS comment feed

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The League Champions Are Here!

The NFL League Champions Jackets have arrived! Next to arrive are the MLB League Champions Jackets!


November 10, 2011 | E-mail | Comments (0) | Comment RSSRSS comment feed

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The Jersey Stripe Knits Hats

The Jersey Stripe Knit hats are now available across NBA, NFL & NHL.   Made of 100% heavy-weight acrylic, each hat has team-specific striping around the cuff with an embroidered team logo.  

There's no better way to support your team as the weather changes so get yours today.

Visit mitchellandness.com to shop the full assormtent.







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We think you'll recognize and love this new style for Holiday 2011 as soon as you see it!

The new Flashback Jackets are available in NFL & NBA teams!
Check out the NFL Flashback Jackets and new snapbacks below!




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Coming Soon - League Champions

Coming soon to mitchellandness.com, 1201 Chestnut and Authorized Retailers:  Mitchell & Ness League Champions Jacket.  The jacket is made of grey quilted flannel and boasts beautiful chenille and embroidered team patches.

It delivers in early November and is available only in select NFL & MLB teams.



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