A special Thanksgiving edition of Sunday Night Football features the New England Patriots vs. the Minnesota Vikings this Thursday night at US Bank Stadium. Live coverage begins at 8:00 pm ET on NBC and Peacock. See below for additional information on how to watch the game and the entire Thanksgiving lineup.

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The Dallas Cowboys are coming off a Week 11 loss to the Vikings. Minnesota scored just three points in a 40-3 rout, which snapped their seven-game winning streak. The good news? The Vikings are still 8-2 and lead the rumbling NFC North. Meanwhile, the Patriots beat the Jets in a low-scoring 10-3 game that featured a thrilling punt return TD. Marcus Jones To win it.

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New England Patriots

Mc Jones And the New England Patriots are hoping for the franchise’s first playoff win since winning the Lombardi Trophy in February 2019, but just making the postseason will be a challenge as the team currently sits in third place in the AFC East, a remarkably competitive division this year and one of only two where all four teams are above .500. Jones, who finished second in offensive rookie of the year voting last season, has struggled this year, throwing just four TD passes and seven interceptions in his seven starts. The second-year QB has a 4-3 record this season after missing 4-3 weeks with a high ankle sprain. The rookie fourth-round pick has been tested by fire Belly snaps Has proven to be a reliable backup, winning crucial games in Weeks 5 and 6.

The Patriots rely heavily on the run game, especially the running back duo Ramondre Stevenson And Damian Harris. Stevenson has a team-high 5 touchdowns (4 rushing, 1 receiving), while Harris is second on the team with 3 total rushing touchdowns.

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Minnesota Vikings

With a new head coach Kevin O’Connell and GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah Dominate this season Cousin Cancer And the Minnesota Vikings are looking to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2019. The Vikings, currently 8-2 and the only team in the NFC North, are on track for their first division title since 2017.

Cousin, WR Justin Jeffersonand RB Dalvin Cook Has carried the offense all season. Cousins ​​has a completion percentage of 63.4% with 2,461 passing yards and 14 passing touchdowns, while Jefferson ranks 2nd in the league with 1,093 receiving yards this season (despite being held to just 33 in the Week 11 loss). Cook has 156 carries, 799 rush yards and 6 rushing touchdowns this season. The trio and the entire Vikings team will hope to celebrate Thanksgiving with a bounceback win in primetime over New England.

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When was the last time the New England Patriots played on Thanksgiving?

The New England Patriots are making their first Thanksgiving Day appearance in 10 years. The team last played against the New York Jets in 2012 – a game notorious for the former QB By Mark Sanchez “But fumble”-New England wins 49-19. Thursday night’s game marks New England’s sixth NFL Thanksgiving appearance.

New England Patriots Thanksgiving Record (3-2):

  • 1984 – 20-17 loss to Dallas
  • 2000 – 34-9 loss to Detroit
  • 2002 – 20-12 win over Detroit
  • 2010 – 45-24 win over Detroit
  • 2012 – 49-19 win against the New York Jets

When was the last time the Minnesota Vikings played on Thanksgiving?

The Minnesota Vikings are playing in their first Thanksgiving game since 2017 when they defeated the Detroit Lions 30-23. Thursday night’s game will mark the Vikings’ first time hosting a Thanksgiving game and the franchise’s ninth NFL Thanksgiving appearance.

Minnesota Vikings Thanksgiving Record (6-2):

  • 1969 – 27-0 win over Detroit
  • 1987 – Won 44-38 in OT vs. Dallas
  • 1988 – 23-0 win over Detroit
  • 1995 – 44-38 loss to Detroit
  • 1998 – 46-36 win over Dallas
  • 2000 – 27-15 win over Dallas
  • 2016 – 16-13 loss vs. Detroit
  • 2017 – 30-23 win vs. Detroit

How to watch New England Patriots vs Minnesota Vikings:

  • where: US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • When: Thursday, November 24
  • start time: 8:20 pm ET; Live coverage begins at 7:00 pm ET with Football Night in America
  • TV channel: NBC
  • Stream live: Watch live on Peacock or with the NBC Sports app

What time does the New England Patriots vs. Minnesota Vikings game start?

Kickoff is at 8:20 pm ET.

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Football Night in America will feature a weekly segment hosted by former NFL quarterbacks Chris Sims and a sports betting and fantasy pioneer Matthew Berry, which highlights storylines and betting odds for upcoming Sunday Night Football games on NBC, Peacock and Universo. Real-time betting odds will also be displayed on the scoring ticker during the FNIA. Peacock Sunday Night Football Finals, the NFL postgame show produced by NBC Sports, will also delve into the storylines and BetMGM betting lines that proved prominent during the matchup.

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Thanksgiving Day schedule on NBC and Peacock

Patriots-Vikings is a fun-filled capper to Thanksgiving Thursday and part of the Big Event Weekend from NBC and the Peacock. See below for a full schedule of some traditional favorites, as well as new and exciting highlights to keep you entertained throughout the holiday weekend:

Thursday at 9 a.m. ET: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC and Peacock

Thursday at 12pm ET: The National Dog Show on NBC and Peacock

Thursday at 8pm ET: Sunday Night Football NFL Thanksgiving Special – Patriots vs Vikings

Friday at 1:30 p.m. ET: Copa Mundial – England vs. USA en Espanol on Telemundo and Peacock

Saturday at 7 p.m. ET: WWE Survivor Series War Games on Peacock

Sunday at 7 p.m. ET: Sunday Night Football – Packers vs. Eagles on NBC and Peacock


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