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4-7, 4th in NFC North
Caldwell on Lions' improved O-line (0:45)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions HC Jim Caldwell explained why the offensive line has been improved and how that has helped the run game and Matthew Stafford's play. The Lions have simplified some things on the line.

Stats & Info

Feasting on Thanksgiving Day

Detroit's 31-point demolition of Philadelphia on Thursday was its fourth-largest margin on victory on Thanksgiving in franchise history.

Stafford and Johnson tie career highs

Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson both tied career highs in touchdowns -- Stafford with five throwing, Johnson with three receiving. The veterans sparked Detroit to its third straight Thanksgiving Day blowout victory. Game balls

Stafford, Megatron, Burton pick up game balls in blowout (1:26)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions WR Calvin Johnson lauded Matthew Stafford's throws Thursday in Detroit's blowout win, including a perfect touchdown toss at the end of the first half. It was a vintage Stafford-Johnson connection.

Mark Sanchez: 'It hurts, and it should hurt' (0:21)
Jason Peters: 'All-time worse' loss as an Eagle (0:18)
Stafford, Johnson lead Lions' rout of Eagles (1:14)
Chip Kelly: This loss is very disappointing (0:25)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah said double-digit sacks was a goal three years in the making. Said he took matchup with Lane Johnson personally. He was picked ahead of Ansah. Now, Ansah tied for NFL lead in sacks.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

LIONS 45, EAGLES 14 (FINAL): The Lions were completely dominant on Thanksgiving for the third straight year, completely pummeling Philadelphia. It was somewhat of a career performance for Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and Ezekiel Ansah in the Lions' third straight win.


Final: Lions 45, Eagles 14

  • DET WR Johnson: 93 yards, 3 TDs
  • DET QB Stafford: 27-38, 337 yards, 5 TDs
  • DET WR Tate: 7 receptions, TD
Box score

Team Stats

Passing Yards270.56th
Rushing Yards74.532nd
Points For20.526th
Points Against26.228th

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