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Ty & Bob Pod: How Jordan Love and the Packers can pull a Turkey Day upset

Ty & Bob Pod: How Jordan Love and the Packers can pull a Turkey Day upset

The last time they met, these were two teams in two different weight classes.
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For decades, there’s typically been nothing for Detroit Lions fans to get excited about on Thanksgiving Day. Dan Campbell has ushered in a new reality with an 8-2 club in pursuit of the NFC’s top seed.

What planet are we on again?

The hype is real this season.

Times have changed and Ford Field will be rocking on Thanksgiving Day.

And yet — ever so steadily — the Green Bay Packers’ offense has awoken from its slumber. This should be a different team with a different quarterback than the Lions faced at Lambeau Field earlier this season. Jordan Love had the finest game of his young career in the Packers’ 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers, completing 27 of 40 passes for 322 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions.

Now, he’ll enter his most hostile environment to date.

That being said, as Bob McGinn details on this week’s episode, there should be opportunities for Love in the secondary.

We review a trio of NFC North games and look ahead.

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Tyler Dunne co-hosts the "Go Long Show" with Jim Monos, the "Ty & Bob Pod" with Bob McGinn and occasional 1-on-1 conversations with players from around the NFL. Go Long covers pro football through a humanizing lens. Our aim? Show you how this sport really works. Subscribe to GoLongTD.com to access everything, including Happy Hours with players around the league.