Who Plays Football Tonight on Thanksgiving?
New Orleans Saints (9-2) at Atlanta Falcons (3-8)
NFL Thanksgiving Night Preview for Week 13
For the second year in a row, the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints will face off on Thanksgiving on NBC. In 2018, the Saints won their 10th straight game with a 31-17 win over the Falcons. With the loss, the Falcons were eliminated from contention in the NFC South. Matt Ryan threw for 377 yards and 2 touchdowns, but the Falcons had 4 turnovers. Drew Brees threw for 171 yards and 4 touchdowns, while Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram combined for 141 rushing yards.
In Week 10 of 2019, the Falcons stunned the Saints with a 26-9 victory. The Falcons came into the game with seven total sacks for the season, yet they got to Drew Brees six times. Following the game, Drew Brees called their offense “unacceptable” and said “we were extremely disappointed in our performance.” This Thanksgiving, Brees and the Saints will look to avenge their Week 10 loss on the road.
- Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA
- When: Thursday, November 28 (Thanksgiving Day)
- Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Stream live: Watch online or on the NBC Sports app
- Tickets: Click here to purchase tickets for Falcons vs. Saints
Fantasy Football Advice
After missing two games, Falcons running back Devonta Freeman was listed as a “full” participant in practice on Tuesday. Tight end Austin Hooper, however, remained sidelined for the Falcons. After suffering a shoulder injury against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, wide receiver Julio Jones was not spotted at practice on Tuesday. For the Saints, cornerback Marshon Lattimore was listed as limited on Monday’s injury report, giving him a shot to suit up on Thursday. QB Drew Brees and WR Michael Thomas will continue to be strong fantasy plays against the Falcons.
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