The 2012 Thursday night football schedule has quite a few exciting games, with many of them consisting of division rivalries. The way that the Thursday night games play out could shape the divisional races, possibly bringing NFL fans a very exciting docket.
The first Thursday night game of the season was actually moved to Wednesday night in Week 1, when the Super Bowl champion New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys. That is one exciting matchup and it is bound to kick off the NFL season on the right foot.
Every game other than the Thanksgiving Day contests will kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET on NFL Network.
2012 Thursday Night Football Schedule
Week 2: Sept. 13 - Chicago Bears at Green bay Packers
Week 3: Sept. 20 - New York Giants at Carolina Panthers
Week 12: Nov. 22 - Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys (4:15 p.m. ET on FOX)
Week 13: Nov. 29 - New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons
Week 14: Dec. 6 - Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders
Week 15: Dec. 13 - Cincinnati Bengals at Philadelphia Eagles