Football will be served up on Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Day and the NFL have long been a holiday tradition. In fact, on Thanksgiving 1925, a crowd of 36,000—the largest in professional football history at that time—watched the Chicago Bears play the Chicago Cardinals to a tie at Wrigley Field. Flash forward to 2017 and the league is serving up a tripleheader.
Here’s how (TV channel, online streaming, radio) and when (kickoff time) to catch every game:
Minnesota Vikings (8-2) at Detroit Lions (6-4)
Game Preview/Prediction: Thanksgiving Day: Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction
Thursday’s game marks the second consecutive Thanksgiving meeting between the Minnesota and Detroit, and the fifth overall meeting on the holiday.
Los Angeles Chargers (4-6) at Dallas Cowboys (5-5)
Game Preview/Prediction: Thanksgiving Day: Los Angeles Chargers vs. Dallas Cowboys Preview and Prediction
The Chargers and Cowboys meet for the 11th time in series history, with Dallas holding a 6-4 advantage. Thursday marks the first Thanksgiving Day meeting between the two teams.
New York Giants (2-8) at Washington Redskins (4-6)
Game Preview/Prediction: Thanksgiving Day: New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins Preview and Prediction
Washington and New York play for the 171st time in series history (includes postseason), with the Giants holding a 99-67-4 advantage.