NFL Christmas Eve: Top viral moments from Seahawks-Chiefs, Vikings-Giants, more

Christmas came early for NFL fans with an 11-game slate on Christmas Eve! Amid frigid temperatures across the country, the Chiefs took care of business against the Seahawks, the Bills pulled away late against the Bears in the Windy City and the Vikings once again survived a one-score game, edging the Giants in another matchup with big postseason implications.

Later, the Cowboys held off Gardner Minshew and the Eagles in an absolute thriller before the Raiders took on the Steelers to mark the 50th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception — and celebrate the life of the late Franco Harris.

Here are the top trending and viral moments from across the NFL on Christmas Eve!

Las Vegas Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Terry Bradshaw remembers Franco Harris

Steelers pay homage to a legend

Living legends in Pittsburgh

Cam Heyward carries Harris flag onto field

Even Kenny Pickett’s audible calls honor Harris

Harris’s number retired in emotional ceremony

Steelers owner Art Rooney II presented Harris’s widow and son with his jersey in an emotional ceremony with Harris’s former teammates as Franco chants rained down in Pittsburgh.

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys

Russell Westbrook in the house!

The Los Angeles Lakers star is in Arlington to watch the Cowboys take on the Eagles in a huge NFC East matchup.

FOX analysts react to early Dak Prescott pick-six

Josh Sweat’s injured teammates love it

Elliott scores, fires up crowd

The Cowboys are back in it!

Jayron Kearse picks off Minshew

The Cowboys get an interception of their own to swing momentum in the game.

Cowboys cash it in, lead 14-10

Minshew takes it in himself!

Eagles back up 17-14.

Eagles settle for field goal to tie

Halftime: Eagles up 20-17 in even game

CeeDee Lamb is FEASTING

Eagles go for it on 4th down… and Minshew connects for the touchdown!

Jalen hurts loves it!

Eagles turn the ball over, Minshew tries to keep spirits high

GREAT Michael Gallup catch ties the game!

Eagles strike back for the go-ahead touchdown!


… then tie the game thanks to Ceedee Lamb!

Cowboys pick off Minshew again!

Eagles hold Cowboys to a field goal… then give the ball right back!

Eagles force another field goal, and drive down to the red zone for the win…

…but the Cowboys stop Minshew and hang on for the win!

Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs

You’re a mean one, Mr. Smith-Schuster!

Juju Smith-Schuster went all out pregame with a Grinchy costume that would make even the dastardly Whoville outcast himself smile.

Shirtless in Seattle

It’s nearing single digits in Kansas City as we approach kickoff. The Seahawks don’t mind.

Mahomes with an INCREDIBLE touchdown, social media reacts!

About those shirtless Seahawks…

Cincinnati Bengals vs. New England Patriots

Robert Kraft’s classy gesture

Patriots fan Jerry Edmund earned praise after the end of New England’s heartbreaking loss in Las Vegas last week as video of Edmund’s calm response to a Raiders fan berating him went viral. Patriots owner Robert Kraft saw the video and invited Edmond to be a guest of honor in his suite for Saturday’s game against the Bengals.

Grinch sighting in Foxborough!

Side-step in the end zone!

Good microcosm of the Patriots right now…

Patriots rallying late!

Cincinnati was up 22-0, but New England has scored 18 unanswered to bring the game within one score.

Bengals hang on

New York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings

The perfect last-minute Christmas gift!

All white in Minnesota

No snow on the ground in the Vikings’ indoor stadium, but still a whiteout up north:

Cardiac Hockenson!


Lionel Messi and his Argentina teammates would be proud of this penalty kick form from Vikings cornerback Patrick Peterson after Peterson picked off a pass from Daniel Jones.

Vikings block punt, Brian Daboll shocked

This guy is not amused either and looks to be experiencing some big deja vu.

Minnesota’s new single-season receiving yards leader, on the other hand…

Death, Taxes, Vikings in one-score games

Justin Jefferson MVP chants!

Detroit Lions vs. Carolina Panthers

Warm-up dance!

Of course, this is how Jamaal Williams stayed warm amid frigid temperatures in Carolina.

HOW many yards?!?

Carolina has surpassed 200 rushing yards in the first half for the first time in franchise history.

Brian Burns’ alter ego!

It’s all Panthers against Detroit as Brian Burns does his best superhero impression after a big sack on Jared Goff.

Panthers fans love it!

Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens

Williams has the right idea

Damarion Williams is a rookie defensive back from Miami. He knew where he wanted to be pregame in freezing Baltimore conditions.

A lead helps with the cold!

Ravens up 14-3 and this fan could not be happier, even in the cold.

Arthur Smith is not happy

Ravens clinch on Christmas Eve!

With the Browns’ and Patriots’ losses, the Ravens are celebrating more than just the holidays this weekend after their win over the Falcons.

Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans

Titans team turnover celly!

Texans beat Titans, which means…

New Orleans Saints vs. Cleveland Browns

Myles Garrett isn’t cold!

Five degrees at kickoff with a wind chill of close to -20? No problem for the Browns star.

The Browns’ social media admin, however …

Full-on ice bowl in Cleveland …

Nosebleeds, no problem!

Buffalo Bills vs. Chicago Bears

Shoes to make Santa proud!

Bears fans are built different

Kyler Gordon picks off Josh Allen, Eddie Jackson loves it

Halftime concert in single-digit temps?

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