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One of the best things to watch after the first week of college football is the overreaction. One loss is the end of the world, and a win means titles.

Thursday, Sept 10

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., NBC): The first game of the NFL season features the Pittsburgh Steelers at the New England Patriots.

Friday, Sept 11

Women's soccer (6-8 p.m., SECN): Undefeated University of Mississippi (4-0-2) is currently fourth in the SEC standings and hosts second place and one loss University of Kentucky (5-1-0) in both teams' SEC opener.

Saturday, Sept 12

College football (8-11 p.m., ESPN): Mississippi State University gets a chance to prove it's not slipping as it hosts Louisiana State University.

Sunday, Sept 13

NFL (3-6 p.m., Fox): Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints get a to make an early-season statement on the road against last year's playoff team, the Arizona Cardinals.

Monday, Sept 14

NFL (6-11 p.m. ESPN) Watch a Monday Night Football double header that kicks off with the Philadelphia Eagles at the Atlanta Falcons and ends with the Minnesota Vikings at the San Francisco 49ers.

Tuesday, Sept 15

NFL (9-10:30 p.m., ESPN2): Relive one of the wildest NFL wild-card games where the Seattle Seahawks, with a losing record, defeated the New Orleans Saints in a 2010 showdown.

Wednesday, Sept 16

MLS (6:30-8:30 p.m., ESPN2): First-year expansion team New York City FC takes on one of the best teams in MLS in the Toronto FC.

Fun sports fact: UM's 76-point win against Tennessee-Martin on Sept. 5 is the highest-scoring Rebels game since a 92-point win against Western Tennessee Teachers College on Sept. 28, 1935.

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