Turkey Day Football

A Turkey Day Tradition!

FOOTBALL!!

Enjoy the games!

NFL Games

TEN @ DET
Nov. 27
12:30 p.m. ET
SEA @ DAL
Nov. 27
4:15 p.m. ET
ARI @ PHI
Nov. 27
8:15 p.m. ET

College Games

Texas A&M at Texas Longhorns
at 8:10 (EST) on ESPN

Fun Facts

The tradition of pro football being played on Thanksgiving started in 1920. The Detroit Lions have been playing on Thanksgiving since 1925. As of 2008, only six NFL teams had never played on Thanksgiving, including the New Orleans Saints, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Carolina Panthers
  • Watching football on Thanksgiving is considered a traditional activity for many families
  • Pro football games on Thanksgiving began in 1920
  • The Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys host games on Thanksgiving every year
  • The Dallas Cowboys have played every Thanksgiving since 1966
  • The NFL’s series of Thanksgiving day games is known as the “Thanksgiving Classic”
  • NFL games broadcast on CBS, FOX and NFL network; college games on ESPN
  • One college game was scheduled for Thanksgiving 2008: The Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies
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