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The Weird, Bad, Rude Lions vs. Bears plays that made NFL fans lose their appetite on Thanksgiving

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The Weird, Bad, Rude Lions vs. Bears plays that made NFL fans lose their appetite on Thanksgiving

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Keeping Lions on Thanksgiving may not be best for anyone’s appetite.

The Bears and Lions entered the Turkey Day game with three combined wins, and they came out with a total turkey of a game. Chicago earned a 16-14 victory at the buzzer when Cairo Santos kicked the winning basket from 28 yards.

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Usually games that take place on the wire are thrilling, but the NFC North game was anything but a botched snoozefest of a game, with fans reaching their breaking point long before arguing with their insane uncles. at the dinner table.

The Lions have now lost five consecutive Thanksgiving games and their 14 points scored are the team’s lowest on Thanksgiving since scoring 12 against the Packers in 2009. New York for league to stop Lions from spoiling another Thanksgiving:

It was a low-light festival of epic proportions.

Here are some of the bad, weird, and sloppy Lions moments on Thursday that made Lions and Bears fans thankful that the game ended before dinner time:

The coin flip flop

The 2021 Thanksgiving Day game had a combined total of 617 attacking yards and just 26 points, and it got off to an unsuccessful start: After Detroit won the toss and postponed, the Bears too tried to postpone the kickoff, which is, well, something you can’t do in the National Football League.

By the way, the Bears started the game with the ball.

Helmet doink

Nothing like a good old helmet to get the blood flowing. A punt took off the header of Bobby Price, who would have died instantly without a penalty from the Bears away from play.

12 men in the field – on a PAT

What is there to say?

After the second TD Lions of the day, Detroit was flagged for too many men on the field during the extra point attempt. How can this happen? The piece was naturally and fairly roasted by Fox broadcaster Joe Buck.

“I guess they’re just not used to scoring touchdowns,” Buck said, which made Troy Aikman laugh.

Three consecutive penalties in the fourth

As the Lions tried to extend their 14-13 lead in the fourth quarter, the Lions were slapped with a false start and back-to-back calls, ending in a third and 32. Coincidentally, that would be the second third and 32 Of the game for the Lions.

… And consecutive timeouts for a penalty

The icing on the terrible Thanksgiving pie: The Lions called back-to-back timeouts in the final two minutes, which you can’t do, which earned the Lions a 5-yard penalty. It was important: It gave the Bears a much more manageable third goal in the red zone, which they converted. Chicago then ran the clock before hitting the game-winning basket on the last game of the game.

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