The table is set

High-octane offense and divisional rivalries will take center-stage on Thanksgiving Day. Read

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  1. Game Center: Vikings @ Lions

    Lions host division rival Vikings on Thanksgiving

    Can Matthew Stafford and the retooled Lions offense hold their own against the reigning NFC North division champions in the opening game of Thanksgiving day?

  2. Game Center: Redskins @ Cowboys

    Redskins set to face Cowboys at Jerry World

    The NFC East produces some of the league's top rivalry games, and this classic Thanksgiving matchup between two bitter divisional enemies should be no different.

  3. Game Center: Steelers @ Colts

    Steelers visiting Colts in prime-time showdown

    Andrew Luck will look for his first win over the Steelers, but will have a tough task in outscoring Big Ben and the high-octane Pittsburgh offense.

  4. Roster Reset: Who will control the NFC North?

    Will the Lions and Bears be able to challenge the Packers and Vikings for supremacy in the NFC North in 2016? Gregg Rosenthal breaks down each team's roster. Read

  5. Predicting the Steelers' 2016 record

    The "2016 NFL Schedule Release Show" crew breaks out the Pittsburgh Steelers' schedule and tells you whether the black and yellow will be playoff bound in 2016. Watch
  6. Teams with most fortunate schedules

    There are no easy games in the NFL, but certain teams got more fortunate slates for 2016 than some of their peers. Which teams are primed for a run? Conor Orr examines. Read

  7. Expectations for the Cowboys and Romo in 2016?

    The "NFL HQ" crew discusses what to expect from the Dallas Cowboys with the return of a healthy Tony Romo in 2016. Watch
  8. Roster Reset: Who will rise in mediocre NFC East?

    Darlings of national television stations, the NFC East produced some of the sloppiest games of 2015. Which team will win the division ranked at the bottom of Around The NFL's offseason power rankings. Read

  9. Predicting the Cowboys' 2016 record

    NFL Media's Albert Breer gives a rundown of the Cowboys' 2016 schedule, plus the crew of the "2016 NFL Schedule Release Show" projects the Cowboys' record this season. Watch
  10. Best of NFL Thanksgiving 2015

    Take a look at all the Thanksgiving day action and celebration from today’s games. View

  11. What I gave up to play on Thanksgiving Day

    On Thanksgiving Day, all eyes will be on NFL players like Cam Newton and Tony Romo. Willie McGinest -- who has been in their shoes -- explains what it's like to spend a family holiday on the field. Read

  12. 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
  13. Thanksgiving is here once again, so go ahead and take a look at the festivities across the NFL and with players, both on and off the field. View

  14. 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
  15. 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

  16. 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

Thanksgiving football

NFL games are as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. This year's holiday featured a mouth-watering tripleheader of games with playoff implications:
» Detroit Lions 45, Philadelphia Eagles 14
» Carolina Panthers 33, Dallas Cowboys 14
» Chicago Bears 17, Green Bay Packers 13

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