Week 12 of the NFL season kicks off with a delicious series of Bills-Lions in Detroit, Cowboys-Giants in Dallas and Vikings-Patriots in Minneapolis. The three Thanksgiving games provide plenty of holiday memorabilia, including league-wide tributes to legendary former FOX Sports broadcaster John Madden and a the Jonas Brothers’ halftime concert.
Here are the top trending and viral moments from Thursday’s NFL games.
Both teams honor Madden
John Madden’s autograph will be on the sidelines at AT&T Stadium on Thursday, and you can see FOX Sports’ own tribute to one of our most iconic members below.
John Madden and the Legend of Thanksgiving Turducken
In memory of the late great John Madden and the legend of the Thanksgiving Turducken.
Former Cowboys manager Nate Newton and current Giants head coach Brian Daboll also shared what Madden means to them.
Thank you teammates!
Both the Cowboys and Giants players gave their teammates some props with their pregnancy outfits. Cowboys defensive back Trevon Diggs wore a shirt depicting defender Micah Parsons while Giants recipient Kenny Golladay continued the tradition of wearing team-specific shirts with one depicting the defensive midfielder Dexter Lawrence.
Cowboys Returns Are CLEAN
The Cowboys once again wore their original uniforms on Thanksgiving thanks to the NFL relaxing its one-helmet uniform policy.
Saquon Barkley, Micah Parsons Confess
Just a few NFL superstars taking part in fan Thanksgiving.
AWESOME fan outfits
These young Cowboys fans are DEFINITELY in the spirit of Thanksgiving.
Daboll is LIVE
The Giants had an early encounter that was canceled due to a penalty on the touchline by an ineligible receiver, and their head coach was not pleased with the call.
Daboll may have had a point, according to FOX Sports NFL analyst Warren Sharp.
USA Praises Cowboys-Giants!
Ahead of the U.S. Men’s National Team’s crucial game at the 2022 World Cup against England on Saturday, AT&T Stadium blasted out a big US song to show off the country’s pride.
It’s almost time for the Jonas Brothers!
The Jonas brothers are in the building for their first Thanksgiving Midnight show in Dallas in 14 years! You can watch the entire show on FOX.
Joe Jonas and fellow stars of the upcoming film “Devotion,” including main stars Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell, were also in Dallas for a close-up of the action.
Diggs makes the fan’s holiday
One Lucky Bills Mafia Member Has A Lot To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving, As A Star Bills Recipient Peach Stefon take him into the yard in Detroit to play catch.
Diggs himself is also ready to celebrate:
Lions, Sanders Honor Madden
John Madden is a familiar face of Thanksgiving in both Detroit and Dallas, commenting on several Thanksgiving games in both cities. The lions and running back legend Barry Sanders paid tribute to Madden as part of an NFL-wide tribute to the late broadcast legend on Thursday.
Pittman’s Megatron Dedication
Talk about paying homage to a legend, Lions linebacker Anthony Pittman appeared at Ford Field in a shirt depicting an old Calvin Johnson wide receiver.
Williams with some Thanksgiving salsa!
Salsa is not usually a Thanksgiving dish. But it seems Jamaal Williams trying to turn it into a Thanksgiving dance after scoring the first goal of the day.
St. Brown helps after scoring
The Lions staged a long race in the second quarter that culminated in a fourth down touchdown from Jared Goff arrive Amon-Ra St. Brown. After scoring, St. Brown will be sure to hand out Thanksgiving helpings to his teammates as part of his celebration.
Diggs leads and Bills fans are grateful!
A Diggs finish (and a chest punch later!) gave Buffalo the lead and at least one fan thanked him.
An on-field goal from Tyler Bass in the final seconds gave Buffalo a 28-25 win, and Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs hugged each other and breathed a sigh of relief.
Meanwhile, The Bills’ Twitter account… well, just watch.
Allen and Diggs secured some turkeys of their own after their clutch performance to help the Bills win.
Stay tuned for updates!
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