The National Football League (NFL) wraps the regular season this month, making every game crucial for teams hoping to be on the field for the NFL Playoffs in January.
One reason for the NFL’s lasting popularity – besides great action on the field, where skill and strategy meet pure physical strength – is the parity in the league, where upsets and the rise of unexpected challengers is a weekly occurrence.
The AFC is loaded, with Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots and the Andrew Luck-led Indianapolis Colts expected to be leading the charge towards the playoffs. The NFC, meanwhile, has challengers on all fronts, not only from the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and division rival San Francisco 49ers, but also from the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers, as well as teams on the rise like the Carolina Panthers and Philadelphia Eagles.
Top games this month feature the Seahawks taking on the Arizona Cardinals and the Broncos facing the tough Cincinnati Bengals, plus the Patriots against the San Diego Chargers, the Packers versus the Atlanta Falcons, and the Chicago Bears hosting talented Drew Brees and the Saints. Coverage of the NFL airs LIVE all season on ESPN.
NFL season AEDT LIVE coverage
Nov 21 11:00am Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Nov 24 11:15am New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys
Nov 25 11:15am New Orleans Saints vs. Baltimore Ravens
Nov 28 03:30am Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears
Dec 2 12:15pm New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins
Dec 5 12:00pm Chicago Bears vs. Dallas Cowboys
Dec 8 12:15pm San Diego Chargers vs. New England Patriots
Dec 9 12:15pm Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons
Dec 12 12:00pm St. Louis Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals
Dec 15 12:15pm Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys
Dec 16 12:15pm Chicago Bears vs. New Orleans Saints
Dec 19 12:00pm Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans
Dec 21 08:30am NFL Football – Teams TBD
Dec 21 11:30am NFL Football – Teams TBD
Dec 22 12:15pm Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks
Dec 23 12:15pm Cincinnati Bengals vs. Denver Broncos
Dec 29 12:15pm NFL Football – Teams TBD
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