On This Date 11/23/1995
Scott Mitchell of the Detroit Lions roasts the Minnesota Vikings, passing for 410 yards, with four touchdowns on Thanksgiving at the Pontiac Silverdome. The Lions win the game 44-38, as the teams supplied a cornucopia of offense. Warren Moon nearly matched Mitchell, passing for 384 yards with three touchdowns. Barry Sanders also had a big day for Detroit, rushing for 138 yards with one touchdown.