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Who is Playing Football on Thanksgiving? Schedule, TV Channels, Bets & Predictions for Thanksgiving NFL Games

Isaiah De Los Santos
Who is playing football on Thanksgiving? Start time, location, TV schedule for Thursday NFL games in Week 12, including Thursday Night Football.
Who is playing football on Thanksgiving? Start time, location, TV schedule for Thursday NFL games in Week 12, including Thursday Night Football. / Emilee Chinn/GettyImages
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Week 12 of the 2021 NFL season features a batch of holiday football games on Thanksgiving.

Who is Playing on Thanksgiving

Here's all the info you need to know for Week 12's Thursday games.

Which NFL Teams Play on Thanksgiving

The six NFL teams playing on Thanksgiving Day 2021 are the Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears, Las Vegas Raiders, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints.

NFL Thanksgiving Schedule 2021

Here's the schedule for Thursday's Week 12 NFL action:

  • 12:30 p.m. EST: Bears vs Lions
  • 4:30 p.m. EST: Raiders vs Cowboys
  • 8:20 p.m. EST: Bills vs Saints

Thanksgiving NFL Games Channels

- Bears vs Lions: 12:30 p.m. EST (FOX)
- Raiders vs Cowboys: 4:30 p.m. EST (CBS)
- Bills vs Saints: 8:20 p.m. EST (NBC)

Who is Playing Thursday Night Football

The Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints will square off on Thursday Night Football in Week 12.

Thanksgiving NFL Bets

Check out The Duel's betting coverage for each of the three Thanksgiving NFL games below:

- Lions vs Bears Betting Preview
- Raiders vs Cowboys Betting Preview
- Bills vs Saints Betting Preview

NFL Thanksgiving Picks and Predictions

All NFL predictions and picks are from numberFire's projection model.

  • Bears (58.8%) def. Lions (41.2%)
  • Cowboys (83.0%) def. Raiders (17.0%)
  • Bills (59.8%) def. Saints (40.2%)

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Isaiah De Los Santos is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Isaiah De Los Santos also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username zayyy05328. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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