It’s Thanksgiving Day today and it means family, holiday, good food and football. What more can a guy ask for? Here’s the complete schedule of Thanksgiving football games. There is enough and more football happening today for you to plonk yourself on the sofa and ease the time away munching on Thanksgiving goodies. And keep the ol’ pigskin ready coz’ you may want to flex those shoulder muscles at halftime. If you are lucky you could spend the day in the stadium watching one of the three premier NFL games scheduled for today.
It’s Titans vs Lions at 12:30 pm ET on CBS; Seahawks vs Cowboys at 4:15 pm ET on FOX; and Cardinals vs Eagles at 8:15 pm ET on NFL Network.
Do you know that when families gather in front of the idiot box on Thanksgiving Day, they are carrying forward an American legacy. The Thanksgiving and Pro football connection started way back in 1920. And today, its quite common to see football-themed decorations in homes on Thanksgiving Day.
Two teams, the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys have faithfully hosted a game every year on Thanksgiving Day. Ironically, these two teams are also apt to give maximum heartache to their loyal fans who sometimes move their Thanksgiving dinners to Friday so that they can be in the stadium to cheer their teams. The Lions all-time Thanksgiving games record is 33-33-2. The Cowboys have fared much better than this – 25-14-1.