NFL 2023: Five Blockbuster Games for the Fans to Look Forward to in the Second Half of the Season

Published 11/10/2023, 2:44 PM EST

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Let’s know about five epic clashes in the latter half of the season, featuring the crème de la crème of NFL teams. According to ESPN, “Monday Night Football” has witnessed a jaw-dropping 14 percent surge in viewership compared to last year, pulling in an impressive average of 15.4 million viewers. The NFL fever is real, and it’s reaching new heights.

And if you thought that was big, CBS’ Sunday 4:25 p.m. ET slot takes the lead with a whopping 24.112 million viewers this season. Now, don’t keep yourself waiting any longer. Let’s dive into the heart of the action with five promising blockbuster games.

November 20: Eagles soar into the Chiefs’ territory


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First up on November 20: This Monday night clash on November 20, 2023, originally slated for a Sunday 4:25 p.m. ET window, was poised to become the most-watched non-Thanksgiving game of the year. Why? Picture this: a rematch of Super Bowl LVII, where the Chiefs cinched a nail-biting 37-34 victory over the Eagles. The stakes are high as both teams have undergone robust off-season transformations, setting the stage for a clash of titans.

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But that’s not all – this matchup is not just any game; it’s a national prime-time spectacle, giving the Eagles a prominent spot in the limelight. Uplifting fans for a high-scoring showdown as these two teams go head-to-head for the third time in a year, making it one of the most-watched prime-time duels of the season. And if that’s not enough to get your heart racing, the late-season face-off against the defending Super Bowl Champions adds an extra layer of anticipation.


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Prediction? A staggering 25 million viewers, making it a must-watch event that’s sure to go down in NFL history.

December 3 football alert: 49ers challenge Eagles

The Eagles consistently deliver notable numbers, particularly in the late-afternoon Sunday window. This matchup, scheduled for Sunday, December 3, 2023, serves as a rematch of the 2022 NFC Championship Game, where the Eagles dominated with a 31-7 victory. Both teams stand as early favorites in the NFC this season, adding to the allure.

Playing on home turf, the Eagles are set to face a formidable opponent, heightening the excitement for fans. The 49ers recently drew a massive audience of 26.1 million viewers against the Bengals. Prediction: 27 million viewers.

Christmas Eve clash Cowboys vs. Dolphins

In a late-season clash on Christmas Eve, the Cowboys and Dolphins, two storied NFL franchises with a historic rivalry, will vie for victory. Airing on Sunday in a prime time slot, this game promises intense competition as both teams jockey for playoff positioning. Set in the vibrant atmosphere of Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, this matchup is poised to capture the audience’s attention.

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On December 10: Bills and Chiefs square off!

This matchup hinges on Buffalo’s resilience after a challenging November stretch. Featuring two AFC powerhouses, both poised for playoff contention, the game is a rematch of the 2022 AFC Championship Game, where the Chiefs triumphed 38-24 against the Bills. The presence of two stellar quarterbacks and a fierce rivalry in a prime programming window adds to the allure. Prediction: 26 million viewers.


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December 10 battle for supremacy: Eagles vs. Cowboys

Prepare for the pinnacle of “Sunday Night Football” in 2023! A colossal NFC clash between the Eagles and Cowboys is expected to draw a massive audience. The enduring rivalry between these two teams heightens the anticipation of this late-season encounter. Prediction: 25 million viewers. Inarguably, this matchup is set to be a highlight of the NFL season, promising a spectacle of unparalleled intensity.

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Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping football experience with these matchups that cater to fans of all ages. Whether you’re a die-hard enthusiast or a casual viewer, these games promise entertainment, rivalry, and unforgettable moments on the gridiron.


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