If you are a DISH network subscriber, you can still get the NFL game tonight on NBC between San Francisco and Houston.
Here's how: Go to NBCSports.com/LiveExtra and click on the event you want to watch.
You'll be prompted to give your DISH username and password, sort of like paying your bill online. The service is free. (Other cable users can do this as well).
And yes, Media General is working hard to resolve the issue with DISH.