With no "Thursday Night Football," Week 18 of the NFL regular season will kick off on Saturday, Jan. 8 with a pair of games to wrap up the year. They are preceded by the FCS national championship game between Montana State and North Dakota State, giving football fans a trio of offerings on Saturday.
As with the rest of the NFL slate, both of these games are divisional rivalries, adding intrigue to some high stakes with playoff positioning on the line. Plus, it doesn't hurt to see two of the best quarterbacks around in Patrick Mahomes and Dak Prescott.
So if you're wondering "What NFL games are on today?" know this: There are two scheduled for today, Saturday, Jan. 8.
Note: Games are ordered by start time. All times are ET.
NFL Games on TV Today
Kansas City at Denver, 4:30 p.m. on ESPN/ABC
The Chiefs still have an outside chance at earning the AFC's No. 1 seed and lone bye. They'll need some luck in the Titans-Texans game on Sunday, but it all starts with a road date with the Broncos, who they just beat five weeks ago.
Dallas at Philadelphia, 8:15 p.m. on ESPN/ABC
These NFC East rivals have both already clinched playoff berths, but if a few games break right, they could face off again in the Wild Card Round next weekend. How much of their respective playbooks will they hide from one another?