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Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day Open Thread

Talk about the Vikings and Lions matchup while you enjoy the start to your day.

NFL: Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Thanksgiving Day is about a multitude of things for many, many people.

For the NFC North today, it is about taking control within the division.

That happens early today.

Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions (-2)
10:30am Mountain Standard Time

The Vikings are coming off a fantastic win over the Arizona Cardinals where their defense and special teams really found their groove.

Meanwhile, the division leading Detroit Lions, the number three seed in the NFC, are just finding a different way to win every single week.

This should be a fun game with a contrast in styles, that offers a look at an improved and more careful Matthew Stafford for the Lions, trying to combat the attacking, fast paced Vikings defense.

In the end, I think the Lions have a lot of different weapons, they have a quarterback that is starting to really understand how to play the position, and they have an opportunistic enough defense to overcome a balanced Vikings team.

Lions 24
Vikings 21