The Buffalo Bills and head coach Sean McDermott have had plenty to be thankful for when playing on Thanksgiving over the years.

The Bills have a 5-4-1 all-time record on Thanksgiving Day. McDermott has won both of his Turkey Day matchups pretty handedly since taking over at the helm.

The Bills downed the Dallas Cowboys by the score of 26-15 in 2019. They also carved up the New Orleans Saints 31-6 in last year’s contest.

Playing its second consecutive game at Detroit’s Ford Field, the team should have a sense of comfortability despite being away from family on the holiday.

The Bills and Lions don’t get together often, but Buffalo has had Detroit’s turkey in the last three matchups. However, this will be the team’s first game against the Lions in Detroit since 2014.

The Bills high-powered offense figures to have an edge over the worst scoring defense in the NFL, as the Lions are allowing an average of 28.2 points per game.

Quarterback Josh Allen and the Bills’ passing game should feast on Detroit’s secondary, which has struggled throughout the season. The Lions are allowing an average of 262.2 passing yards per game, ranking 28th in the league.

Buffalo’s offense needs to get back on track after leaving points on the field in Sunday’s win against the Browns. Hopefully the Bills handle business early in this one, allowing Bills Mafia to enjoy Thanksgiving lunch without a side of anxiety.

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