Lauren Alaina may have messed up the lyrics to the National Anthem at the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers game on Thanksgiving day, but she was just thankful that she didn’t fall. The 17-year-old singer slipped while singing a line in the ‘Star Spangled Banner,’ and like a true professional, humbly picked up the pieces and finished the song.
Last week was the final bye week of the 2011 NFL season. All of the teams have now played 10 games of the 16-game season. Six teams got an early start on the playoff push with Thanksgiving Day games, the rest play Sunday and Monday. Here’s a rundown of all the scheduled action for Week 12:
Sunday, Nov. 27
Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions – 12:30 PM
In a key NFC North game, Detroit (7-3) plays host to the undefeated Packers (10-0). With an NFL-best quarterback rating of 128.8, Aaron Rodgers is the leader of Green Bay’s offensive attack, which averages a league-best 35.5 poi
The NFL’s slate of Thursday night games kicks off this week with an AFC West tilt. Here’s a preview:
Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers – 8:20 PM
Both teams enter the primetime contest on losing streaks. Oakland (4-4) has lost two games in a row, both to division rivals, after losing starting quarterback Jason Campbell to injury and subsequently acquiring Carson Palmer from Cincinnati. Palmer p
A matchup of AFC leaders Pittsburgh and New England highlights the schedule for week eight of the NFL schedule. Soon, all teams will be through one half of the season, and playoff races will start to come into focus.
Here’s the NFL schedule for Sunday, Oct. 30. ...
Former All-Pro wide receiver Terrell Owens held a public workout in Calabasas, Calif. Tuesday afternoon, but not a single representative of an NFL team attended the event, ESPN reports.
The public drills were an attempt by Owens and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, to show teams that the six-time Pro Bowl receiver is ready to play in the NFL this season.
Maurice Jones-Drew ran for 105 yards, and Josh Scobee’s four field goals led the Jacksonville Jaguars past the Ravens 12-7 on Monday Night Football. The Jacksonville running game, led by Drew, helped the Jaguars (2-5) control the ball and the clock. Jack