This was the Packers’ third game in 11 days, representing one of the more brutal parts of their schedule this season. Detroit sought to take advantage of that, despite having a short week of their own.
This Thanksgiving game was more than a traditional rivalry between NFC North opponents. This matchup was replete with playoff implications for both teams as the Lions did their best to gain a crucial division game on the Pack.
In the end the Packers emerged victorious and moved to 11-0 for the season.
Over the next 12 slides, we’ll take a look at some things we learned about the Packers in their 27-15 victory over the Lions.