While the Patriots prepare for a gritty street fight with a familiar foe, we'll all sit around the table and celebrate with loved ones. But even hand-carved turkey, delicious side dishes and sugar-laced pies won't sweeten the bitterness of this game.
It's Thanksgiving, and the game of the year is about to begin. Days don't get much better than this.
The Jets will surely be out for blood, following their 29-26 loss to the Patriots last month. But the Patriots will approach this game with an equal intensity, searching for a series sweep and the glory that comes with being one step closer to the playoffs, and possibly, one step closer to a world championship.
Here are 10 keys for New England to celebrate Thanksgiving in winning fashion.