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Houston Texans, Washington Redskins, New England Patriots emerge victorious on Thanksgiving

  • A trio of NFL games made up the football line up on Thanksgiving Day.

    The Houston Texans eked out its second consecutive overtime victory in the opener, as Shayne Graham's 32-yard field goal in overtime gave his team a 34-31 victory over the Detroit Lions, who have lost nine Thanksgiving Day games in a row.

    Meanwhile, Robert Griffin III shined in his first-career Thanksgiving game in the NFL, throwing for four touchdowns to secure a 38-31 win for the Washington Redskins over the Dallas Cowboys.

    In the final game of the night, the New England Patriots and New York Jets comprehensively beat the New York Jets with a 49-19 win.