Who won the NFL game on Christmas Day?

October 25, 2019 Off By idswater

Who won the NFL game on Christmas Day?

Fans dressed as Santa arrive at their seats during an NFL game between the New Orleans Saints and the Kansas City Chiefs at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. The Kansas City Chiefs won 32-29.

When was the first Christmas Day NFL game?

1971
33 Hall of Famers took part in first Christmas Day games in 1971. While the tradition of football on Thanksgiving has become a part of our culture, playing NFL games on Christmas Day is relatively rare.

Was there ever football on Christmas Day?

The NFL first played on Christmas in 1971, a game featuring the Cowboys and Vikings. Minnesota played in that first-ever Christmas Day game, losing to the Cowboys, and has since played on the holiday twice more for an overall 1-2 record. Conversely, the Saints will be playing their first Christmas game in 2020.

What time is the Vikings Saints game on Christmas Day?

Friday, Dec. 25

Game Kickoff time TV channel
Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints 4:30 p.m. ET FOX/NFLN/Amazon

Has there ever been an NFL game on a Friday?

Friday games are a little less rare – there have been 10 since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger alone, the last in 2009 – but never before had even five days been utilized on the weekly calendar during an NFL season, let alone all seven.

Did Christmas Day truce really happen?

But what was the real story behind the truce? The truce was not observed everywhere along the Western Front. Elsewhere the fighting continued and casualties did occur on Christmas Day. Some officers were unhappy at the truce and worried that it would undermine fighting spirit.

What teams play on Christmas Day?

2016 – PITTSBURGH STEELERS 31, Baltimore Ravens 27 #

  • 2016 – KANSAS CITY CHIEFS 33, Denver Broncos 10 #
  • 2017 – Pittsburgh Steelers 34, HOUSTON TEXANS 6.
  • 2017 – PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 19, Oakland Raiders 10.

    How often does the NFL play on Christmas Day?

    Although this game is being played on Christmas, that’s not as a rare as a Friday game. The NFL has seen six Christmas Day games since 2010 alone, and this will be the 20th Christmas game since the NFL started playing regular season games on the holiday more than 30 years ago.

    Are there any football games on Christmas Eve?

    According to league policy, most of the weekend’s games were moved to Christmas Eve while one game was set aside for NBC Sunday Night Football. That game was played between the Bears and Packers at Lambeau Field – the second time that these two teams played at that venue on Christmas.

    Is there a Friday game in the NFL?

    The Friday game means that the NFL will be giving us four straight days of football in Week 16 with games being scheduled on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Although this game is being played on Christmas, that’s not as a rare as a Friday game.

    Which is the best NFL team for Christmas?

    Regular season Season Visiting Team Score Home Team TV 2017 Oakland Raiders 10–19 Philadelphia Eagles ESPN 2020 Minnesota Vikings 33–52 New Orleans Saints Fox/NFLN 2021 Cleveland Browns Green Bay Packers Fox/NFLN 2021 Indianapolis Colts Arizona Cardinals NFLN

    Although this game is being played on Christmas, that’s not as a rare as a Friday game. The NFL has seen six Christmas Day games since 2010 alone, and this will be the 20th Christmas game since the NFL started playing regular season games on the holiday more than 30 years ago.

    According to league policy, most of the weekend’s games were moved to Christmas Eve while one game was set aside for NBC Sunday Night Football. That game was played between the Bears and Packers at Lambeau Field – the second time that these two teams played at that venue on Christmas.

    The Friday game means that the NFL will be giving us four straight days of football in Week 16 with games being scheduled on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Although this game is being played on Christmas, that’s not as a rare as a Friday game.