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Friday, November 25, 2011
Which NFL games worth watching this weekend?

Just as the NFL puts out an injury report on the likelihood that certain players will suit up each week (Probable, Questionable, Doubtful or Out), we rate the NFL schedule on the likelihood that games will be worth watching. Because let's face it, you can't watch them all.

"PROBABLE" Game of the Week: New York Giants at New Orleans Saints.

The Saints are 3-1, including a 62-7 drubbing of the Colts, since New Orleans tight end Jimmy Graham collided with coach Sean Payton and broke his tibia. The NFL is a copycat league, so look for the Giants -- losers of two straight -- to take out Tom Coughlin and re-right their ship.

"QUESTIONABLE" Game of the Week: Denver at San Diego

With the release of Kyle Orton, the Broncos might fill his position with a player who is a true understudy to Tim Tebow. Perhaps this guy. If the Chargers want a true understudy for Philip Rivers, they might want to bring in a guy who likes to throw interceptions.

"DOUBTFUL" Game of the Week: Cleveland at Cincinnati.

Browns wide receiver Josh Cribbs (seen here) should be aware of Bengals cornerback Pacman Jones at all times, as Jones leads the league in hair tackles. This game is not a sellout, so the broadcast will be blacked out in Cincinnati for the eighth time in the last nine home games. The last Bengals home game that wasn't blacked out was against Pittsburgh on Nov. 13, when many Cincinnati fans were polite hosts and wore black and yellow outfits.

"OUT" Game of the Week: Carolina at Indianapolis.

Fans who love to see offense should be in for a treat, as the Colts and Panthers have the league's two worst defenses.