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NFL picks, predictions for Thanksgiving: Vikings hold off Patriots in prime time; Cowboys take down Giants

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Buffalo (7-3) stayed in Detroit after beating the Browns in Week 11 in a game that was relocated because of snow. The Bills are heavy favorites around MVP candidate Josh Allen, but these might not be the same-old Lions. Detroit (4-6) is on a rare three-game winning streak, and second-year coach Dan Campbell might have a turn-around in the making after all. The Giants (7-3) and Cowboys (7-3) are both two games back of NFC East division leader Philadelphia (9-1), so their rivalry matchup carries on a little more importance this time. New York's Saquon Barkley ranks second in the NFL with 953 rushing yards, but Dallas running back Tony Pollard is moving up that list fast with 701 rushing yards. Those big-play running backs will be the focus.