NFL Thanksgiving Grades: Vikings, Kirk Cousins ​​get a prime-time ‘A-‘; Cowboys, Bills shine in comebacks

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The NFL certainly had a strong Thanksgiving slate this season, making the annual holiday games better than most years. Five of the six teams had a winning streak in their Thanksgiving Day games, tying the league-high set in 2011 and 2014 (the NFL began holding three Thanksgiving Day games in 2006).

The combined record of the six teams playing this Thanksgiving is 39-21, and the .650 winning percentage between the teams is the second highest since the Thanksgiving schedule went three games. Highest hitting percentage in 2011 was .682.

The fans were treated to a thriller in the first game of the day as Josh Allen and The Buffalo Bills stopped Detroit Lions A Thanksgiving classic with a last-second field goal in a back-and-forth affair. In the second game, the Dallas Cowboys Came back from a half-time deficit to sweep New York Giants Behind big games from CeeDee Lamb and Ezekiel Elliott. And in the nightcap, Kirk Cousins ​​played under the prime-time lights — as did Justin Jefferson — as the Vikings beat the Patriots 9-2. Here are our grades for every team that played on Thanksgiving:

Buffalo beat Detroit 28-25

Bills-Lions grades by Jeff Kerr (Love grades? Hate grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Dallas beat the New York Giants 28-20

Giants-Cowboys Grades Brian DiArdo (Love Grades? Hate Grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Minnesota beat New England 33-26

Patriots-Vikings Grades Tyler Sullivan (Love grades? Hate grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

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