If things aren't already bad enough for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 0-17 in their National Football League history, John McKay's team now seems to be suffering from an injury jinx.
The player they need most, running back Ricky Bell, is still "questionable" because of a shoulder injury. The Bucs are playing at home Sunday against Washington. The Redskins by 12 (down from 13).
Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants - The Giants have demonstrated they can rise to the occasion this year. New York by 2 (down from 3).
Oakland at Cleveland - The Raiders will not be surprised by the Browns' intensity on defense. Oakland by 10.
N.Y. Jets at Buffalo - Jets riding high after upsetting New England. Buffalo by 4.
Seattle at New England - Seahawks are crippled. New England by 20.
San Diego at New Orleans - Saints finally met preseason expectations with a big win at Chicago. San Diego by 1.
Detroit at Minnesota - The Vikings are playing superior defense. Minnesota by 9 (up from 8)
Cincinnati at Green Bay - The Bengals need offensive spark. Cincinnati by 8.
Pittsburgh at Houston - Oilers have failed to explode deep. Pittsburg by 11 (up from 10).
Miami at Baltimore - The Dolphins are on the rise. Baltimore by 6 (down from 7).
Kansas City at Denver - Broncos have even made a runner out of Craig Morton. Denver by 9.
Dallas at St. Louis - The Cowboys have too many weapons. Dallas by 4.
Atlanta at San Francisco - Both terms' strong points are the defensive line. San Francisco by 3.
Los Angeles at Chicago (Monday night) - The Bears have shown defensive shortcomings. Los Angeles by 6.