The best of the west

The NFC's last two Super Bowl reps ended last season with a classic, and face off on Thanksgiving. Read

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  1. Game Center: Bears @ Lions

    Cutler and Stafford duke it out

    You'll need to keep your head on a swivel to follow this Thanksgiving matchup, as Matthew Stafford and Jay Cutler lead two of the league's most prolific offenses in our Thanksgiving appetizer.

  2. Game Center: Eagles @ Cowboys

    Romo and Foles spear NFC East showdown

    Nick Foles is leading the Eagles offense to new heights under Chip Kelly, but Tony Romo has been one of the faces of the division for years and isn't about to surrender to the new guy just yet.

  3. Game Center: Seahawks @ 49ers

    The NFC's titans do battle again

    After a thrilling NFC Championship Game last January in Seattle, the Seahawks visit the 49ers on Thanksgiving as Colin Kaepernick and company look to avenge last year's season-ending defeat.

  4. Why we play football on Thanksgiving?

    Football on Thanksgiving has become as essential as turkey and mashed potatoes, but how did the tradition get so big? Watch
  5. Top 10 Thanksgiving gems

    The "NFL GameDay Morning" crew counts down the top ten moments from Thanksgiving games. Find out where Leon Lett's mishap ranks on the list. Watch
  6. Under The Headset

    Turkey Day challenge: Short week, short prep time

    Matthew Stafford's Detroit Lions and Tony Romo's Dallas Cowboys play on Thanksgiving every season. How does the contracted schedule affect team preparation? Brian Billick provides an inside look. Read

  7. Top Thanksgiving Day bloopers

    Take a walk down memory lane with this look at three of the funniest and most unforgettable moments from Thanksgiving Day NFL games of the past. Watch
  8. Data Points

    NFL Thanksgiving by the numbers

    The timeless tradition of turkey and touchdowns continues. Here's a look at past Thanksgiving Day games by the numbers. Read

  9. NFL on Thanksgiving

    The long history of Thanksgiving and the NFL

    Football has been as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and pumpkin pie for as long as most fans can remember. But, take a trip back to when it all began. Read

  10. News - thanksgiving

    Top 10 Thanksgiving moments in NFL history

    It should come at no surprise that the Cowboys -- one of two teams that plays every Thanksgiving -- figure prominently in a top Thanksgiving moments countdown. Read

  11. NFL on Thanksgiving

    NFL's rich history of Thanksgiving Day games

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame delves into the origins of the long tradition of the greatest of the food/football holidays ... Thanksgiving. Read

  12. NFL on Thanksgiving

    Grange's historic debut happened on Thanksgiving

    The NFL was in its infancy and in desperate need of a major gate attraction when the league's wishes were granted on Thanksgiving Day in 1925. Read

  13. Play 60

    The bus stops with you

    KIPP Raices Academy was selected as the winner of the first ever NFL PLAY 60 Bus Stops With You contest. Read

Thanksgiving football

NFL games are as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. This year's holiday features a heaping helping of intriguing matchups:
» Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions
» Philadelphia Eagles @ Dallas Cowboys
» Seattle Seahawks @ San Francisco 49ers

» NFL on Thanksgiving | All-time Thanksgiving results

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