What Time Does Thanksgiving Football Start And End?

Written By Matt Burke on November 24, 2022
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Thanksgiving and football are the perfect marriage. The holiday and America’s favorite sport will renew their vows on Nov. 24 this year, and there are some great games on tap. Here we will deliver info on what time does Thanksgiving football start with the kickoff time for each NFL game. We will also look at the betting odds for each Turkey Day game.

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What time does Thanksgiving football start?

Many families schedule their Thanksgiving dinners around the day’s NFL games. So you may be wondering what time does Thanksgiving football start? Here are the start times for the Bills versus Lions game, the Giants versus Cowboys game and the Patriots versus Vikings game. Also included is the TV channel as all three games are on separate networks.

  • Bills at Lions: 12:30 p.m. ET on CBS
  • Giants at Cowboys: 4:30 p.m. ET on FOX
  • Patriots at Vikings: 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC

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What time does Bills at Lions start and end?

The Bills will play the Lions at 12:30 p.m. ET. Jim Nantz and Tony Romo will be on the call for CBS. Expect the game to end around 3:45 p.m. ET.

What time does Giants at Cowboys start and end?

The Giants will square off against the Cowboys at 4:30 p.m. ET. Kevin Burkhardt and Greg Olsen will broadcast the game for FOX. The game will likely end around 7:45 p.m. ET.

What time does Patriots at Vikings start and end?

The Thanksgiving nightcap will feature the Patriots at the Vikings and the game will start at 8:20 p.m. ET. Mike Tirico and Cris Collinsworth will call the game for NBC. Expect the game to end around 11:35 p.m. ET.

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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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