1980s Thanksgiving Day Games



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Thursday, November 27, 1980 - 12:30PM
Chicago Bears  23  vs
Detroit Lions  17  OT
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
CBS - Pat Summerall, Tom Brookshier,
Irv Cross
Chicago Dave Williams returns opening kickoff of overtime 95 yards for the winning touchdown
Thursday, November 27, 1980 - 4:00PM
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen
Thursday, November 26, 1981 - 12:30PM
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Thursday, November 26, 1981 - 4:00PM
Chicago Bears  9  vs
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden
Thursday, November 25, 1982 - 12:00PM
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden
Thursday, November 25, 1982 - 4:00PM
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Thursday, November 24, 1983 - 12:30PM
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen
Thursday, November 24, 1983 - 4:00PM
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden
Thursday, November 22, 1984 - 12:30PM
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden

Thursday, November 22, 1984 - 4:00PM
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen,
Bill Macatee
Thursday, November 28, 1985 - 12:30PM
New York Jets  20  vs
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen
Thursday, November 28, 1985 - 3:00PM
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden

Thursday, November 27, 1986 - 12:30PM
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden,
Irv Cross
Thursday, November 27, 1986 - 4:00PM
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen
Thursday, November 26, 1987 - 12:30PM
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Thursday, November 26, 1987 - 4:00PM
Dallas Cowboys  38  OT
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden
Thursday, November 24, 1988 - 12:30PM
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden
Thursday, November 24, 1988 - 4:00PM
Houston Oilers  25  vs
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
NBC - Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen

Thursday, November 23, 1989 - 12:30PM
at Pontiac Silver Dome, Pontiac, MI
NBC - Dick Enberg, Bill Walsh
Thursday, November 23, 1989 - 4:00PM
at Texas Stadium, Irving, TX
CBS - Pat Summerall, John Madden