The Vikings & The Lions Kick Off Thanksgiving Day Action In A Battle For First Place

(Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

(Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Thanksgiving Day football kicks off with a battle of two NFC North teams, as the Minnesota Vikings visit the Detroit Lions. With both teams sitting at 6-4, this game has huge implications, as the winner will be in sole possession of first place in the NFC North. This is the second meeting between the two NFC squads this season, as the Lions defeated the Vikings during Week 9 overtime game, 22-16.

Both the Lions and the Vikings have had up and down seasons. Detroit has been one of the most erratic teams in the NFL this year. After defeating the Indianapolis Colts during Week 1, the Lions lost three straight to the Titans, Packers, and Bears. However, they turned their season around with a 3 game winning streak from Week 5 to Week 7. They then lost to the Texans during Week 8, and are on a two-game winning streak since.

The Vikings season, while equally tumultuous, has played out slightly differently. Minnesota came into the season with Superbowl expectations, until starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater got injured. After dealing for former #1 overall pick Sam Bradford, the Vikings began their season 5-0 and looked like one of the best teams in the league. However, since that torrid start, the Vikings have gone 1-4.

With both teams difficult to predicate, a win over the other would go a long way for both of these teams. With first place in the division on the line, we expect an incredibly exciting game between the Vikings and Lions, so find out how to live stream it below!

Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions Viewing Details

Date: Thursday, November 24, 2016
Time: 12:30 P.M. ET
Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro
TV Channel: CBS


How to Watch Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions Live Stream Online & Mobile

The Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions will begin at 12:30 P.M. ET and can be watched online on NFL Game Pass. You can start a seven-day free trial here.

CBS

Other than watching the game on CBS, the only way to live stream the Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions game is on the NFL’s mobile app or DirecTV’s Sunday NFL Ticket.

NFL Mobile App

Streaming on smartphones is only available to Verizon wireless customers, who can watch for free via the NFL Mobile App. You can download the app for free at App Store, Google Play, and Microsoft App Store. A subscription is required for the NFL Mobile App.

DirecTV’s Sunday NFL Ticket app

You can also live stream the Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions game on the NFL Sunday Ticket app. You can download the NFL Sunday Ticket App on the App Store and Google Play.

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