The Broncos will be without sack leader DeMarcus Ware for the third consecutive game; guard Evan Mathis has yet to practice and probably is out.
Lions safety Glover Quin has been ruled out for the remainder of Thursday's game against the Eagles after injuring his left ankle.
In a light-hearted chat with Gerald McCoy, Harvard alum Cameron Brate explained that the students of the acclaimed school do celebrate Thanksgiving.
The Eagles trail the Detroit Lions at halftime of Sanchez's second start this season, 24-7.
Matthew Stafford continued his hot streak from the past couple weeks against the Eagles in the first half Thursday.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick expressed his gratitude during a Thursday morning conference call with the media.