Thursday Night Football Preview and Fantasy Tips

Thursday Night Football Preview and Fantasy Tips

Traditionally the Week 12 slate has always been one of the most anticipated of the season. In many leagues, Week 12 marks the trade deadline, but normally falling on Thanksgiving, it also means an entire Thursday filled with food, family, friends, and football.

Traditionally the Week 12 slate has always been one of the most anticipated of the season. In many leagues, Week 12 marks the trade deadline, but normally falling on Thanksgiving, it also means an entire Thursday filled with food, family, friends, and football.With three games filling up the entire day, we must take a different approach in our usual Thursday Night Football preview.

For this week, I'll take a broad look at all three games and make my favorite picks for each game.Things haven't been easy this year, so please take the time to be appreciative for what you still have, and the things that truly matter in life besides football. We wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings and hope you're able to enjoy a full day's worth of pigskin with those that mean the most.

Chicago Bears (-3) at Detroit Lions

The opening game of the slate isn't exactly the most desirable, but there's still plenty of fantasy ramifications on the line. Rumors are swirling that this could be Matt Nagy's last game of the helm for Chicago, but it seems odd to let a coach prepare a team to play if his fate's already decided and the team is still technically in the playoff hunt.

It would also go against the 100-plus year history of the franchise never dismissing a coach mid-season.Detroit won't part ways with Dan Campbell this week but the league's only winless team still has plenty of questions- like who will be under center?