Philadelphia (6-1) at Washington (5-2) -- Eagles won first meeting convincingly, 28-17. Redskins must contain Wilbert Montgomery, who has rushed for better than 500 yards and scored nine TDs in three games against the home side. Ron Jaworski's ankle is ailing but he'll play at QB. Skins must force turnovers. Even
Miami (5-2) at New England (5-2) -- First place at stake. Dolphins still have trouble moving the ball against a strong defense, and Patriots are only the second team Miami has faced that has won more games than it has lost. If Steve Grogan can avoid the costly interception place. New England by 6.
Baltimore (1-6) at Buffalo (3-4) -- Colts lost first meeting, 31-13, as Joe Ferguson passed for more than 300 yards. Baltimore secondary still hurting and club remains vulnerable to the run. Baltimore fans haven't been as vocal in their criticism because of World Series involvement of Orioles. That will charge this week. Buffalo by 4.
St. Louis (2-5) at Dallas (6-1) -- Cowboy offense in high gear and has scored 104 points in last three weeks. Defense playing tough against run and pass. Cardinals came close in first meeting but lost, 22-21, when Rafael Septien's field-goal attempt hit the post and bounced over the crossbar. Cowboys must contain Ottis Anderson and Mel Gray. Jim Hart, with ankle problems, is question mark at QB. Dallas by 10.
Other games: Tampa Bay 4 over Green Bay, Cleveland 3 over Cincinnati, Minnesota 2 over Chicago, New Orleans 6 over Detroit, Kansas City 4 over N.Y. Giants, Los Angeles-San Diego even, Atlanta 4 over San Francisco, Houston 3 over Seattle, (Monday) Pittsburgh 7 over Denver.