>>Chargers Carve Up Cowboys In “Big D”
(Arlington, TX) — Phillip Rivers passed for 434 yards and three touchdowns as the Chargers carved up the Cowboys 28-6 on Thanksgiving Day in Dallas. Desmond King returned an interception 90 yards for a score as LA won for the fifth time in seven games to improve to 5-and-6. Dak Prescott was picked off twice as Dallas dropped its third straight to fall to 5-and-6.
>>Vikings Fend Off Lions In Motown
(Detroit, MI) — Case Keenum threw two touchdown passes and also ran for a score as the Vikings held off the Lions 30-23 on Turkey Day in Detroit. Minnesota built a 27-10 lead in the third quarter and held on to win its seventh in-a-row. The Vikes lead the NFC North at 9-and-2. Matthew Stafford injured an ankle for Detroit, which is now three games back at 6-and-5.
>>Redskins Foil Giants At FedEx
(Landover, MD) — The Redskins held the Giants to just 170 yards of offense in a 20-10 win at FedEx Field in the finale of the NFL’s Thanksgiving tripleheader. Kirk Cousins passed for 242 yards and two touchdowns as Washington snapped a two-game skid to remain in the playoff hunt at 5-and-6. New York dropped to 2-and-9 overall and 0-and-8 in the conference.
>>Colts Face Off With Titans Sunday
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts return from their bye week as they host the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. Indy has dropped four of its past five games and sit at 3-and-7 on the year. The Titans had their four-game win streak snapped against Pittsburgh last Thursday. Tennessee is second in the AFC South at 6-and-4.
>>Bears Visit Eagles Sunday
(Philadelphia, PA) — The Bears look to end a three-game slide as they visit the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Chicago sits at 3-and-7, with two of its wins coming in overtime. The Eagles are an NFL-best 9-and-1. The Bears return to Soldier Field a week from Sunday to host the 49ers.
>>Number-14 Mississippi State Upset By Ole Miss
(Starkville, MS) — A fourth-quarter rally fell short as 14th-ranked Mississippi State lost 31-28 at home to Ole Miss. The Bulldogs also lost quarterback Nick Fitzgerald to an ankle injury during a first-quarter run. His lower right leg was put in an air cast and he was carted off the field. MSU trailed 24-6 in the fourth quarter. The Bulldogs are 8-and-4. The Rebels are 6-and-6.
>>Top-Ranked Duke Rallies Past Portland State
(Portland, OR) — Top-ranked Duke trailed at the half before blowing past Portland State 99-81 in the Phil Knight Invitational in Portland. The Blue Devils were down 49-45 at the break before outscoring the Vikings 54-to-32 in the second half. Trevon Duval scored 22 points to lead the way. Marvin Bagley the Third added 18 points and 15 boards as Duke moved to 6-and-0.
>>Illinois, Northwestern Clash Tomorrow
(Champaign, IL) — Illinois and 22nd-ranked Northwestern clash on Saturday in Champaign for the Land of Lincoln Trophy. The Illini have dropped nine straight games since starting the year 2-and-0, and are winless in the Big Ten. The Wildcats enter on a six-game winning streak and sit at 8-and-3.
In other college football action on Saturday, number-eight Notre Dame travels to face 21st-ranked Stanford. Western Illinois travels to face Weber State in the first round of the FCS Playoffs. Northern Illinois wraps up the regular season today at Central Michigan. Kick-off is at noon.
Coming up tonight on Talk 101 FM, it’s The Talk 101 High School Game of the week presented by Landmark of Taylorville as the Eisenhower Panthers take on Champaign Central. The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy Pregame Show gets underway at 5:45p.m. and the tipoff follows at 6:00p.m. at the 3rd night of action at the Team Soy Turkey Tournament. We also, will have MacArthur taking on Bolingbrook in the nightcap with that game getting underway around 7:30p.m. Join Scott Busboom and Dr Paul Fregeau with all the action tonight on Talk 101FM!