NFL Schedule For Thanksgiving Day

By: Susan Harris
Staff Writer
Published: Nov 25, 2021

NFL Schedule: Thanksgiving line-up includes Patriots vs Lions, Saints vs Cowboys, and Bengals vs Jets.

NFL Schedule for Thanksgiving Day. The schedule includes three NFL games and half-time shows by Kid Rock and Keith Urban. The Patriots will face the Lions, Saints will play the Cowboys, and an exciting game between the Bengals and the Jets.

New England Patriots vs Detroit Lions at 12:30 PM ET on CBS

The Pats schedule finally eases up, and after taking care of business, they get an extended time off for the playoff push. Tom Brady better keep an eye on Ndamukong Suh. The Detroit Lions are playing their 71st Thanksgiving game. Detroit's Calvin Johnson has nine touchdowns in his past seven games.

New Orleands Saints vs Dallas Cowboys at 4:15 PM ET on FOX

Jason Garrett has the Cowboys in a two-game winning streak. Some fans believe that they could have trouble against the Saints game today. The Saints make their first NFL Thanksgiving appearance.

Cincinnati Bengals vs New York Jets at 8:20 PM ET on NFL Network

This football game is a rematch of last year's playoff. The Bengals defense is in total disarray and has to travel in a short week. The Jets have won three in a row against the Bengals (including the playoffs). New York's Brad Smith leads the AFC with a 28.1 kickoff return average.

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