2022 NFL Thanksgiving games: Teams, TV schedules and storylines 

By Ramya


The 2022 NFL season once again brings about a trifecta of Thanksgiving games, culminating with Thursday night's game between the visiting New England Patriots and Minnesota Vikings

What teams are playing on Thanksgiving 2022?

Closing out the NFL's Thanksgiving game day will be the Patriots vs. Vikings airing at 8:20 p.m. ET/5:20 p.m. PT on NBC. The game will also stream live on Peacock (use ExpressVPN to access streaming platforms and certain channels from outside of the U.S.). 

Where can I watch Thanksgiving Football 2022?

New England Patriots at Minnesota Viking The Thursday night game on Thanksgiving will see the New England Patriots host the Minnesota Vikings at 8:20 p.m. ET. It will be the Patriots' fifth Thanksgiving game and the Vikings' eighth.

What two football teams are playing on Thanksgiving this year?

The team was looking to boost its popularity and in 1966, they had the chance to play on Thanksgiving. Cowboys general manager Tex Schramm thought it was a great chance to showcase the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on a national scale. 

Why do the Dallas Cowboys play on Thanksgiving?

Here are the matchups for the three Thanksgiving games: Buffalo Bills (7-3) at Detroit Lions (4-6) New York Giants (7-3) at Dallas Cowboys (7-3) 

Is there 3 football games on Thanksgiving?

The Jacksonville Jaguars are the lone NFL team without a Thanksgiving appearance in their history. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals and Carolina Panthers have the next-fewest Thanksgiving games played with one apiece. 

What two teams never play on Thanksgiving?

Their tradition began in 1966 when general manager Tex Schramm signed up to play on that day to get more national publicity. Like the Lions, the Cowboys had record-shattering crowds show up at the Cotton Bowl. 

Why do Dallas and Detroit always play on Thanksgiving?