What Time Does The Raiders Cowboys Thanksgiving Football Game Start, End?

Written By Matt Burke on November 25, 2021

The annual Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game is one of the most viewed and wagered on football games each year. Dinners across the country will be scheduled around the Dallas versus Las Vegas game this year. So you may be wondering what time does the Raiders Cowboys Thanksgiving football game start as well as when does it end. We will answer that question below and give you all the betting information you need to know on the contest.

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What time does Raiders Cowboys Thanksgiving football game start?

Many people are wondering when does the Raiders Cowboys Thanksgiving football game start. The traditional kickoff time for the Cowboys game in the afternoon is 4:30 p.m. ET. Here are start times for each time zone.

  • Raiders Cowboys Eastern start time: 4:30 p.m.
  • Second Thanksgiving game Midwest start time: 3:30 p.m.
  • Raiders Cowboys Mountain start time: 2:30 p.m.
  • Second Thanksgiving game Pacific start time: 1:30 p.m.

When does Raiders Cowboys Thanksgiving football game end?

When to eat and when to leave are two of the big time stamps on Thanksgiving Day. Many families schedule these two check points around the second Thanksgiving football game. The typical NFL game lasts around 3 hours and 10 minutes long. So if you are planning your meal or your exit around the Cowboys Raiders game, here are the times you will need to know.

  • Second Thanksgiving game end time Eastern: 7:40 p.m.
  • Raiders Cowboys game end time Midwest: 6:40 p.m.
  • Second Thanksgiving game end time Mountain: 5:40 p.m.
  • Raiders Cowboys game end time Pacific: 4:40 p.m.
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Matt Burke is the Sports Editor and Head of Evergreen/SEO Content at TheLines.com. He is the Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of MetroBet, a digital and print sports betting platform, and was the Executive Sports Editor at Metro US Newspapers (New York, Philadelphia, Boston) from 2014-2020. Matt has covered Super Bowls and Final Fours, and his work has appeared for Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, the Eagle Tribune, Gloucester Daily Times and Newburyport Daily News. Matt is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.

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