Turkey day win

Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, 1974, Thanksgiving
Denver Broncos defensive end Lyle Alzado (77) attempts a tackle during the team’s 31-27 victory at the Detroit Lions. Nov. 28, 1974. (Pro Football Hall of Fame via AP Images)

Before a television audience estimated at 35 million, the Broncos riddle the Detroit Lions 31-27 on Denver’s first Thanksgiving Day game in Detroit.