The state's oldest, this rivalry has been contested sincewith Vineland leading the seriesheading into the game. Westfield vs. Plainfield Westfield and Plainfield has been played since and celebrated its th game in Watchung Hills vs.
Instead of gravy, it's the New Orleans Saints who will host a divisional contest for the Thanksgiving night prime-time game. They'll meet the Atlanta Falcons , with whom they battled last season in two thrillers that helped determine playoff seeding, in their first home Thanksgiving game in franchise history.
New Orleans played in a Thanksgiving game once before, edging the Cowboys in Dallas in Atlanta is in Thanksgiving contests, topping Detroit in and falling to Indianapolis in Beyond that, we also get the standard Cowboys and Lions home games, with Detroit and Dallas hosting divisional opponents in Chicago and Washington.
It's a divisional feast! Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions, p.
I can see the throwbacks already. Two legacy franchises clash in an NFC North battle between a Lions team expected to contend for a postseason berth and a Bears squad that's looking to make a significant jump, now that it has its franchise quarterback installed and a new head coach behind the wheel.
Matt Nagy gets a holiday showdown in his first season, and the Lions get a potentially important home contest against a team it should be equipped to beat. Matthew Stafford vs. Mitchell Trubisky?
Sign us up. Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys, p.
Whose Thanksgiving will Josh Norman aim to ruin this year? We lose that classic matchup, but get a potential Smith- Dak Prescott battle. We were robbed of a quality season from the Redskins last year thanks to a rash of injuries, so it's somewhat difficult to know what to expect from this meeting, but we'll get a familiar face on an opposite sideline: Orlando Scandrick will now line up opposite the fellows donning the stars instead of counting himself as one of them.
Juicier than grandma's home-baked ham.
Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints, p. Consider this meeting the absolute best slice of pumpkin pie.
Matt Ryan and Co. No better way for them to celebrate the holiday by first watching the parade before marching over the Falcons -- or is Atlanta here to score a tasty road upset? Tune in after the food coma and just before making your first plate of leftovers.