Football will be served up on Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving is a holiday full of tradition. There's time spent with family and friends, some. Once again in the NFL will feature a tripleheader on Thanksgiving Day, allowing football fans to soak up the gravy and make fun of their. All six NFL teams playing on Thanksgiving Thursday are in the playoff hunt, and there's an SEC college football game as well. When you load up on food this Thanksgiving, make sure you leave some room on your plate, Schedule For NFL Games On Turkey Day. Christmas Day and Christmas Eve games in the National Football League are an occasional part of the league's schedule. In contrast to Thanksgiving Day games, however, they are not an annual New Year's Day was an available day since the college bowl games were pushed forward to Monday, January 2 in those. It's never too early to start formulating your plans on Thanksgiving, and the NFL offered a helping hand with Thursday's official schedule release. In keeping with tradition, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys will once again play host on Turkey Day. NFL Thanksgiving Games Los Angeles Chargers at Dallas Cowboys : p.m.