Football is on the menu again this Thanksgiving, with a holiday triple-header that usually begins around noon, followed by a late afternoon game, and another in prime time.
This year, the celebration begins on CBS, FOX and NBC with a Thanksgiving triple header plus -- NEW this year -- the NFL's first ever Black Friday game providing wall-to-wall Thanksgiving football.
Watch on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 as the Lions to take on the Bills beginning at 12:30 PM ET on CBS followed by the Cowboys and Giants at 4:30 PM ET on FOX. The primetime game will feature the Patriots and Vikings starting at 8:20 PM ET on NBC.
On Black Friday 2023, it will be the Miami Dolphins vs the New York Jets, airing at exclusively on Amazon Prime live from Met-Life Stadium beginning at 3PM ET.
All about Thanksgiving football
Thanksgiving Day games have always included one game hosted by the Detroit Lions, and one game hosted by the Dallas Cowboys. Why? It's tradition!
In addition, televised games usually rotate only between three major networks - FOX, CBS, and NBC.
The first NFL Thanksgiving Day football game was held in 1920 when the Akron Pros defeated the Canton Bulldogs by a score of 7-0. The most lopsided game? That happened on Thanksgiving Day 1980, when the Dallas Cowboys beat the Seattle Seahawks 51-7
Just up ahead, check out more information on the NFL Thanksgiving games as America once again celebrates passing around the cranberry
sauce, the giblet
gravy, and the pigskin ....