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Food, family and football!
With three different NFL games scheduled to take place on Thanksgiving, we took the liberty of rounding up some of the ways sports fans can watch and stream games during the holiday.
Although Thanksgiving coincides with Thursday night footballyou won’t be able to watch Thanksgiving games on Prime video – at least not this year. The first ever Black Friday games will stream on Prime Video in 2023.
Read on for scheduling details and ways to watch and stream NFL games anywhere.
How to watch NFL games on Thanksgiving
Which football teams play on Thanksgiving? The Buffalo Bills vs. Detroit Lions, New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings.
The NFL’s Thanksgiving triple-header kicks off Thursday (Nov. 24) with the Bills vs. Lions airs at 12:30 PM ET/9:30 PM PT on CBS and streamed live on Paramount+, where Bebe Rexha and David Guetta will perform. Giants vs. The Cowboys game is scheduled to air on Fox at 4:30 PM ET/1:30 PM PT, with the Jonas Brothers performing at halftime.
Capping off the NFL’s Thanksgiving game day will be the Patriots vs. Vikings airs at 8:20 PM ET/5:20 PM PT on NBC. The game will also be streamed live Peacock (use ExpressVPN to access streaming platforms and certain channels outside the US).
Whether you plan to watch live or stream on-demand, there are plenty of options to choose from. If you have cable, feel free to check your channel guide for more game day details. You may be able to access NFL games on NBC, Fox and CBS with an antenna like this budget-friendly optionwhich is currently for sale for $17 at Amazon.
For those who haven’t cable, satelliteor access to television through Verizon Fios, T Mobile, AT&T or another provider, platforms such as FuboTV, Sling TV, Direct TV Stream, See youand Hulu + Live TV provide live and on-demand access to cable and local channels, DVR recording and more at an affordable price, and most include a free trial for up to a week.
Sports lovers can also enjoy games on the go with NFL+. Plans start at just $4.99/month after a 7-day free trial to watch live and local primetime games on your phone or tablet, and you can cancel anytime.