2013 NFL Schedule: Ranking Season’s Best Thursday Night Football Games

April 20, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The addition of weekly Thursday Night Football telecasts was a brilliant move by the league. It helps more teams get featured in prime time and ensures that fans don't go more than two nights in a row without an NFL game to watch.
While the schedule always features some clunkers—a Week 5 matchup between the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns would be an example—there are a lot of solid games to get the weeks started. And since it's the only game on, fans are going to watch.
Knowing that, let's examine the best Thursday Night Football games of the season. The list doesn't include the Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos in Week 1, because that's a separate telecast. For a complete look at the 2013 NFL schedule, visit the league's official site.
1. New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons (Week 12)
By this point in the season, we'll know if the Saints are staging a big bounce-back season. There's a good chance they will. They managed to finish 7-9 ...

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