In Thanksgiving Day action, Travis Swanson started at center for the Detroit Lions while Jason Peters started at left tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles. The Lions downed the Eagles 45-14 in the first meeting between the two teams on Thanksgiving Day since 1968.
After rushing for over 100 yards in three of his past five games, Dallas running back Darren McFadden carried the ball just 10 times for 11 yards in the Cowboys’ 33-14 loss to Carolina. McFadden also hauled in four passes for 45 yards with a long of 21 yards.
Brett Goode was the long snapper on all eight of Green Bay’s kicks. The Packers fell 17-13 to Chicago.
The Week 12 slate continued on Sunday.
Minnesota wide receiver Jarius Wright had two receptions for 13 yards in the Vikings’ 20-10 win at Atlanta.
Zach Hocker was signed by the St. Louis Rams this past weekend to handle placekicking duties on Sunday in place of injured Greg Zuerlein. Hocker didn’t attempt a field goal, but he made his only extra point attempt and served as the team’s kickoff specialist. The Rams fell to Cincinnati 31-7.
Buffalo tight end Chris Gragg participated in the Bills’ 30-22 loss at Kansas City but did not record any statistics. For the Chiefs, Knile Davis totaled 106 yards on four kickoff returns.
San Diego rookie Javontee Herndon was the team’s lead return man in the Chargers’ 31-25 victory at Jacksonville. Herndon returned two punts for 33 yards and one kickoff for 13 yards. For the Jaguars, defensive end Chris Smith tallied one tackle.
Seattle offensive lineman Alvin Bailey participated but did not record any statistics in the Seahawks’ 39-30 win over Pittsburgh.
Trey Flowers (New England) was not active Sunday.