Unlike some years, with Christmas Eve falling on a Tuesday, and Christmas Day on Wednesday this year, the NFL has those days off. The closest to the holiday NFL action we get is Monday Night Football on December 23rd.

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According to nfl.com, the one NFL game scheduled for Monday night features the Atlanta Falcons (4 - 10) at San Francisco 49ers (10 - 4), game time: 8:40 p.m. on ESPN. This will conclude week 16, with one final week of regular NFL season play on Sunday, December 29th.

So enjoy your holidays with family and friends, and the only sound of grunting and smashing will be when Santa comes down the chimney!