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November 12, 2009 9:45 AM

Quick! To the Local Sports Bar!

NFL Net logo.pngIf you're like me you're going to Disney World on Thursday! you don't get the NFL Network. At this point it doesn't matter if it's the cable providers being stubborn or the NFL being greedy -- bottom line is that most people don't get the Network and they will be missing out on its slate of NFL Thursday/Saturday night games.

Their schedule begins tonight, with the Bears and 49ers. Both teams started out strong -- 3-1 -- but now the Bears have lost three of four and the 49ers have lost four in a row. It's almost a must-win for both of these teams to remain in the Wild Card picture. The 49ers still have a shot at the division if the Cardinals falter. What's especially promising for the 49ers is their last two games of the season are against the Lions and Rams. But what do I care, I actually AM going to Disney World tomorrow! Unfortunately, I won't be at the Happiest Place on Earth for the rest of the games slated for the NFL Network.

Here's a look at the other games you are probably going to miss this season:

11/19 - Dolphins @ Panthers - Two mediocre teams more likely fighting for draft position than playoff position.

11/26 - Giants @ Broncos - To this point they've lost a combined six games in a row. That's after both teams won their first five games. Maybe they will tie and continue choking away their hot starts.

12/3 - Jets @ Bills - In Week 6 the Jets rushed for 318 yards against the Bills and LOST. Now they'll be playing in Toronto where the Jets can gain 290 meters on the Bills and lose.

12/10 - Steelers @ Browns - It's cute when the Browns fans call this a rivalry.

12/17 - Colts @ Jaguars - It's a long way off but it's possible the Colts will be looking to improve to 14-0 on the season. But let's see if they get past the Patriots on November 15 before talking about all that.

12/19 - Cowboys @ Saints - It's a long way off but it's possible the Saints will be looking to improve to 14-0 on the season. But let's see if they get past the Patriots on November 30 before talking about all that. Whoa.

12/25 - Chargers @ Titans - Titans might be looking to play the spoiler. Can Vince Young's magic continue?

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