Game facts: Vikings at Lions

Happy Thanksgivings:  Detroit has won three straight games on Thanksgiving Day.

Close calls:  The 2016 Lions are the first team in NFL history to have each of their first 10 games decided by 7 or fewer points.

Mind-blowing stat:  Only two NFL teams have trailed in the fourth quarter of every game this season: the Lions (6-4 record) and the Browns (0-11 record).

Stafford surging:  Since Week 8 of last season (when Jim Bob Cooter was hired as the Lions' offensive coordinator), Matthew Stafford has a TD-INT ratio of 38-9.

Problematic secondary:  The Lions defense is allowing opposing QBs to complete 73.0 percent of their passes (would be highest completion percentage allowed for a full season since 1970 merger).

No ground game:  The Lions are the only team in the NFL that hasn't had a 100-yard rusher since Jim Caldwell was hired in 2014 (42 games).

TBT:  The last time the Lions had a 100-yard rusher was Thanksgiving Day 2013, when Reggie Bush had 117 against the Packers.

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