Lions, Cowboys Set to Host Holiday Football Games

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!

The Detroit Lions play host to the first NFL game of the day against the Atlanta Falcons.

The Falcons enter the game with a record of 6-4, one game back of Carolina and Tampa Bay in the NFC South. The Lions are 4-6, two games behind Chicago in the NFC Central.

For more on football, go to

The Falcons are coming off a 30-27 loss to Tampa Bay despite a 306-yard passing day by Michael Vick. Detroit lost to Dallas last Sunday 20-7.

The second game is in Dallas, as the Cowboys entertain Denver. The Cowboys are tied for first with New York in the NFC East at 7-3. The Broncos are coming off a 27-0 win over the New York Jets, which gives them a two-game lead in the AFC West at 8-2.