Perhaps the two biggest rivalries are on the late-afternoon docket when the Ravens and Steelers meet in Pittsburgh and the 49ers and Seahawks battle in Seattle. All four teams aren't at their peak, but their storied histories should make the games entertaining.
Although they're not divisional rivals, there are plenty of narratives to be written when Joe Burrow and Justin Herbert face off in Cincinnati. Plus an MVP candidate returns to the field when the Cardinals return to Chicago. Don't sleep on Patrick Mahomes in prime time, either when the Chiefs host the Broncos on "Sunday Night Football."
So if you're wondering "What NFL games are on today?" know this: There are 12 scheduled for today, Sunday, Dec. 5.
Note: Games are ordered by start time. All times are ET.
NFL Games on TV Today
Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m. on FOX
The Buccaneers blew out the Falcons in Week 2, but now Tampa Bay will have to play without wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Mike Edwards, who each has been suspended three games for submitting fake vaccination cards. Atlanta has quietly won five of its last nine and is in a tie for the last playoff spot.
Arizona at Chicago, 1 p.m. on FOX
Both Kyler Murray and DeAndre Hopkins could return, meaning one of the most exciting offenses in football is just about intact once again. Justin Fields is not ready to return from his rib injury, so the Bears will have to hope for the best with Andy Dalton.
Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. on CBS
The two best sophomore quarterbacks are facing off, although Justin Herbert's team seems to be regressing as Joe Burrow's squad is catching fire. This will be key for playoff positioning.
Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m. on CBS
This game will miss a bit of what luster it had since star running backs Dalvin Cook and D'Andre Swift are out, but there's always intrigue when head coach Dan Campbell tries to pull out all the stops to (unsuccessfully) lead the Lions to their first win.
New York Giants at Miami, 1 p.m. on FOX
The Giants are without starting quarterback Daniel Jones (neck), so the Dolphins are in position to win a fifth straight game. Hope you like RPOs because that's what Tua Tagovailoa and Miami will be leaning heavily on.
Philadelphia at New York Jets, 1 p.m. on CBS
The Jets can't catch a break this season. After missing time with a PCL injury, rookie quarterback Zach Wilson limped off the field with another knee injury in his return last week. Win or lose, let's just hope he stays healthy since only three teams have fewer sacks than the Eagles this season.
Indianapolis at Houston, 1 p.m. on CBS
The Texans just upset the Titans, so can they beat another playoff contender in the AFC South? They'll have to slow down the NFL's rushing leader, Jonathan Taylor, who has 556 yards and eight touchdowns over his last four games.
Washington at Las Vegas, 4:05 p.m. on FOX
Both teams are coming off narrow wins, although the Raiders have had four extra days off since they played on Thanksgiving instead of Monday night.
Jacksonville at Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m. on FOX
It's the Jalen Ramsey Bowl! The All-Pro corner will finally face off against his former team as both the Jaguars and Rams seek to end three-game losing streaks.
Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m. on CBS
One of the NFL's great rivalries resumes at Heinz Field. The Ravens may have the best record in the AFC, but the Steelers won both matchups last season and will likely need to win at least one of their two games over the next six weeks to make the playoffs.
San Francisco at Seattle, 4:25 p.m. on CBS
This game was initially slated to be on "Sunday Night Football" but was flexed out since the Seahawks have played so poorly lately. Will this be the week that Russell Wilson returns to form?
The Chiefs have won 11 straight against the Broncos, and Andy Reid's teams are 19-3 all-time when having a week to rest before playing. All signs point to the Chiefs, but don't count out the Broncos, who have won three of their last four.