There was a lot to love about the Buffalo Bills' dramatic 28-25 win over the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving, and it's even better when records get set along the way.
Josh Allen became the first QB in NFL history to win in all three Thanksgiving time slots (early game, afternoon game, evening game) since the late primetime slot was added to the schedule in 2006. Allen and the Bills beat the Cowboys in 2019 (26-15), the Saints in 2021 (31-6) and the Lions in 2022 (28-25). All three wins have come on the road, too.
The Bills QB has a TD to INT ratio of 9-3 in those three contests and 744 combined passing yards. He also has put up 164 rushing yards and two rushing TDs.
Bills-Lions set TV Ratings record
A record-breaking 31.627 million viewers tuned in for the rollercoaster game between the Bills and Lions.
It is now the most-watched early Thanksgiving Day game on any network, according to a release from CBS. The game is up +12% from last year's early Thanksgiving matchup (Bears at Lions) and is CBS' most-watched NFL game of the season. Audience viewership peaked at just under 42 million.