NFL Thanksgiving Schedule 2018

By Kevin Kelley -

The NFL Thanksgiving schedule for the 2018 season features three games for the 13th consecutive season.

Turkey day action begins with the Detroit Lions hosting the NFC North rival Chicago Bears at Ford Field. The game will be televised by CBS at 12:30pm ET.

Detroit is currently at the bottom of the NFC North standings with a 4-6 record. The Bears (7-3) lead the division, with the Minnesota Vikings (5-4-1) and Green Bay Packers (4-5-1) taking up the middle.

In their first meeting earlier this season, Chicago defeated Detroit 34-22 at Soldier Field.

The second NFL Thanksgiving game in 2018 features the Dallas Cowboys playing host to the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. FOX will televise the matchup at 4:30pm ET.

Washington leads the NFC East with a 6-4 record, but the Dallas Cowboys are only one game back at 5-5.

Five weeks ago, Washington defeated Dallas 20-17 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.

The final NFL game on Thursday is in prime time, and it features the Atlanta Falcons at the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The game is set for 8:20pm ET on NBC.

With a 9-1 overall record, the New Orleans Saints currently lead the NFC South by a full three games over the Carolina Panthers. Atlanta is five games behind New Orleans at 4-6, just one game ahead of last place Tampa Bay.

The Falcons and Saints met earlier this season at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. New Orleans emerged victorious in a thriller, winning 43-37 in overtime.

After Thanksgiving, Week 12 NFL action continues on Sunday, Nov. 25 with 11 games, including Green Bay traveling to take on the Minnesota Vikings in Sunday Night Football. The Monday Night Football matchup features the Houston Texans hosting the Tennessee Titans.

NFL Thanksgiving Schedule
*All times Eastern.

Chicago at Detroit – 12:30pm, CBS
Washington at Dallas – 4:30pm, FOX
Atlanta at New Orleans – 8:20pm, NBC

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