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Thanksgiving Day NFL Football: How to Watch

Thanksgiving Day NFL Football: How to Watch

With the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade behind us and (hopefully) most of the cooking, it’s time to settle in for an NFL game or two. Luckily for all the football fans out there, there are 3 games airing today!

Here are the times for the NFL Thanksgiving games, as well as how to watch each one.

Which NFL games are airing on Thanksgiving?

Week 12 of the 2023 NFL season kicks off with three Thanksgiving football games. 

  • Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions
  • Washington Commanders vs. Dallas Cowboys
  • San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks

Keep reading for how to watch each game, whether you’re watching on cable or catching the games on your favorite streaming service!

How to Watch the 3 Thanksgiving Games

Let’s start with how to watch the NFL Thanksgiving games without any streaming service at all. You can even catch almost every NFL game without a cable subscription! As long as you’re in the right market to catch them.

Here are the channels to tune into for each game:

  • Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions: 12: 30 p.m. (Fox)
  • Washington Commanders vs. Dallas Cowboys: 4:30 p.m. (CBS)
  • San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks: 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Now for the streaming services. There’s a wide variety to choose from when it comes to watching the NFL Thanksgiving games. Here are your options:

  • Peacock (7-day free trial, followed by a $6 or $12 monthly charge)

  • Disney+ (with the Hulu and ESPN+ bundle, $15 per month; $25 per month with no ads)

  • Hulu with Live TV (sadly, there’s no free trial for this one. It costs $77 per month)

  • YouTubeTV (2-week free trial, followed by a $73 monthly charge)

  • Sling TV ($40 or $55 monthly charge, depending on the plan)

  • DirecTV Stream ($75 monthly charge after free trial)

  • Fubo TV ($75 monthly charge and up, depending on channel selection)

  • NFL App (broadcast locally streamed games, no out-of-market games)

  • NFL+ (7-day free trial, followed by a $6.99 monthly charge)