NFL on Thanksgiving: Here’s where to get your tickets to the 10 games on Thanksgiving Day

By the numbers, Thursday will bring a treat for football fans: 10 Thanksgiving Day games on the schedule, with the Packers hosting the Lions. The last time 10 N.F.L. games were on a Thursday…

NFL on Thanksgiving: Here's where to get your tickets to the 10 games on Thanksgiving Day

By the numbers, Thursday will bring a treat for football fans: 10 Thanksgiving Day games on the schedule, with the Packers hosting the Lions.

The last time 10 N.F.L. games were on a Thursday in November was 2013, and the league went home from Thanksgiving week to face a Thursday game in Week 16 a year later, per ESPN.

The only obvious concern about an N.F.L. on Thanksgiving is the Thanksgiving afternoon blackouts, which can only occur in the home team’s territory. So are the blackouts already a thing of the past?

“I’m not in position to provide any firm data, but I know that our Sunday nighter, San Francisco, as part of the league’s updated TV contract, they agreed not to black out the stadium,” Tom Bulger, vice president of the N.F.L’s television relations, told Mike Sando of ESPN. “If an area doesn’t have any blackouts, then that would be fine for Thanksgiving Day.”

Most who pre-order and buy their Thursday on-sale tickets already know the Buffalo Bills’ game against the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium is blacked out. But there are still places where you can (if you’re patient) buy blacked-out tickets to the other 10 Thursday games.

Here’s a list of the 10 games to watch:

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions

TV: Fox

Livestream: fuboTV (Try it free)

Breakdown: It’s important to remember that Thanksgiving games are usually high-scoring affairs, so this one should be entertaining.

Green Bay could be without Aaron Rodgers, who injured his right collarbone on Sunday in a win over the Bears. It’s a big loss for the Packers, who hope Brett Hundley can stabilize the offense.

Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

TV: CBS

Livestream: CBS Sports Online

Breakdown: The matchup between the Colts’ Andrew Luck and the Jaguars’ Blake Bortles, both playoff teams last season, should provide a good matchup of two talented quarterbacks and an exciting game that could turn into a shootout.

Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

TV: Fox

Livestream: fuboTV (Try it free)

Breakdown: After losing last season’s Super Bowl to the Patriots, the Vikings will try to stay in the top spot of the NFC North division.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers

TV: Fox

Livestream: fuboTV (Try it free)

Breakdown: Despite the Panthers being 2-1, the Bucs are the better team in this matchup. They’re coming off a win over the Washington Redskins. The Panthers have a road trip against the San Francisco 49ers.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders

TV: Fox

Livestream: fuboTV (Try it free)

Breakdown: The Raiders are trying to turn around a losing season after they won just three games a year ago.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers

TV: CBS

Livestream: CBS Sports Online

Breakdown: The Chiefs are trying to make a push for the playoffs and the Chargers, tied for first place in the AFC West with the Chiefs, are trying to stay on their heels.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo Bills

TV: CBS

Livestream: CBS Sports Online

Breakdown: The Bills are trying to make a comeback after going 3-13 last season. They haven’t lost since the season opener. Can they keep that up against the Jags?

Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings

TV: NBC

Livestream: NBC Sports Live

Breakdown: The Seahawks are coming off their comeback victory over the 49ers, to keep alive their slim playoff hopes. Can they keep it going against the Vikings?

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens

TV: CBS

Livestream: CBS Sports Online

Breakdown: The Ravens look to end a bad season on a high note, but their opponent, the Steelers, aren’t exactly an easy opponent. With the AFC North division crown still up for grabs, this is an important game for both teams.

Chicago Bears vs. New York Giants

TV: Fox

Livestream: Fox

Breakdown: The Giants are coming off a loss to the Chargers on Sunday. Can their struggles turn around against a Bears team coming off a huge win?

AFC East division rivals

(This article originally appeared on Simplemost.com)

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