Giants (0-1) at Redskins (0-1)
TV: WDVM-TV-9, WBAL-TV-11, 1 p.m.
Radio: WMAL-630, 12:45 p.m.
Data: Redskins favored by 6 1/2 . . . These Redskins like to pass as much as Democrats love to tax. Will John Riggins carry the ball more than eight times this week? . . . "I would be very surprised if we lost this one," says Giants' Coach Ray Perkins . . . Giant RBs Doug Kotar and Billy Taylor expected to run often at Redskins, who yielded 206 rushing yards last week.
Giant injuries: T Jeff Weston, hamstring (D); T Brad Benson, ankle (Q); RB Leon Perry, hip (P); RB Billy Taylor, knee (P); G J. T. Turner, toe (P); RB Leon Bright, thigh (P); KR-RB Alvin Garrett, shoulder (P).
Redskin injuries: LB Rich Milot, shoulder (D); CB Lemar Parrish, QB Joe Theismann, right thumb (P); G Russ Grimm, ankle (P); TE Don Warren, foot (P); KR-S Mike Nelms, thumb (P). Falcons (1-0) at Packers (1-0)
Data: Falcons favored by 4 . . . Memo to NFL: Falcons may be amazing. When asked to pinpoint problems in last week's 27-0 performance over Saints, Falcon Coach Leeman Bennett said, "The snapping was poor" . . . Packers lose RB Eddie Lee Ivery for season, replacing him with Terdell Middleton and ex-Bronco Jim Jensen.
Falcon injuries: LB Tony Daykin, neck (D); RB Lynn Cin, flu (P); FS Tom Pridemore, thigh (P).
Packer injuries: RB Eddie Lee Ivery, knee (O); C Larry McCarren, foot (Q). Bears (0-1) at 49ers (0-1)
Data: 49ers favored by 1 . . . 49er Coach Bill Walsh, long a booster of RB Earl Cooper, turns on his favorite runner, saying, "It's accepted, or common knowledge, that his play hasn't been scintillating." Cooper's starting job in jeopardy . . . Bear RB Walter Payton, 8,467 career rushing yards, needs 121 more to pass Jim Taylor for fourth place on all-time list.
Bear injuries: WR Kris Haynes, knee (O); LB Gary Campbell, knee (Q); RB Roland Harper hamstring (Q).
49er injuries: K Ray Wersching, hip (D); DE Jim Stuckey, ankle (Q); LB Dan Bunz, shoulder (P); RB Paul Hofer, knee (P); S Ricky Churchman, knee (P). Rams (0-1) at Saints (0-1)
Data: Rams favored by 6 . . . How bad will the Saints be this season? After 27-0 loss to Falcons, Saint QB Archie Manning says, "We didn't play that poorly" . . . New Orleans TV station reported last week that Manning may be traded to Rams. Both clubs deny report.
Ram injuries: FS Nolan Cromwell, foot (P); T Jackie Slate, knee (P); T Irv Pankey, chest; LB Joe Harris, knee (P); DT Phil Murphy, ankle (P).
Saint injuries: TE Hoby Brenner, toe (O); QB Archie Manning, hamstring (P); TE Brooks Williams, thigh (P). Cardinals (0-1) at Cowboys (1-0)
Data: Cowboys favored by 10 1/2 . . . "This is the best I've ever seen Tony Dorsett run this early in the season," says Cowboy Sage Tom Landry. Dorsett gained 132 yards vs. Redskins; Cowboys 20-1 when Dorsett breaks 100 . . . Because of Jim Hart's injury, Cards throw rookie QB Neil Lomax into the eager hands of Randy White, Harvey Martin, et al. . . . Cowboys have won 10 straight regular-season games at Texas Stadium.
Cardinal injuries: QB Jim Hart, knee (D).
Cowboy injuries: LB Mike Hegman arm (O); RB Timmy Newsome, ribs (Q); G Tom Rafferty, calf (Q); WR Doug Donley, back (P); T Pat Donavan, hamstring (P); RB James Jones, Groin (P); G Kurt Petersen, foot (P); TE Jay Saldi, groin (P); K Rafael Septien, groin (P); LB Danny Spradlin, knee (P). Lions (1-0) at Chargers (1-0)
Data: Chargers favored by 6 1/2 . . . Who is Charger QB Dan Fouts kidding? He takes all this San Diego Air/Air Coryell stuff seriously. a club-record 15 straight completions in the season opener? Nineteen of 25 with three touchdowns? A fifth straight 300-yard game? . . . Chasing Fouts will be Lion DE Al Baker, who led league last year with 18 sacks.
Lion injuries: WR Mark Mark Nichols, shoulder (O); RB Vince Thompson, back (Q); TE Ulysses Norris, leg (P).
Charger injuries: DE Fred Dean, groin (Q); WR Billy Brooks, knee (P); CB Willie Buchanon, hamstring (P); TE Eric Sievers, knee (P). Patriots (0-1) at Eagles (1-0)
TV: WRC-TV-4, 4 p.m.; WMAR-TV-2, 5 p.m. (joined in progress).
Data: Eagles favored by 3 1/2 . . . Pariots' focus on WR Stanley Morgan sits out, opposition double-teams Harold Jackson, who didn't catch pass against Colts . . . Last year Eagle Coach Dick Vermeil hinted that QB Ron Jaworski was NFL's best. Now he virtually shouts it out. Jaworski 16 of 26 for 158 yards last week.
Patriot injuries: LB Steve King, shoulder (Q); S Rich Sanford, ankle (Q); WR Stanley Morgan, knee (P); RB Vagas Ferguson, ankle (P); LB Mike Hawkins, thigh (P); RB Horace Ivory, hamstring (P); NT Ray Hamilton, ankle (P).
Eagle injuries: DE Dennis Harrison, knee (D); WR Alvin Hooks, knee and thigh (D); DT Charlie Johnson, knee (Q); FS Brenard Wilson, knee (Q). Buccaneers (1-0) at Chiefs (1-0)
Data: Chiefs favored by 4 . . . Heroes of last week: Buccaneer SS Neal Colzie intercepted two Viking passes, including clincher with 21 seconds left; Chief LB Charles Jackson recovered three Steeler fumbles . . . Reserve Chief QB Bill Kenney now 3-1 as starter filling in for Steve Fuller.
Buccaneer injuries: T Dave Reavis, knee (O); FS Mike Washington, Groin (O); DE Lee Roy Selmon, knee (P); T Charley Hannah, hamstring (P); LB Hugh Green, knee (P).
Chief injuries: QB Steve Fuller, knee (O); G Bard Budde, ankle (Q); S Herb Christopher, thigh (Q); CB Paul Dombroski, hamstring (Q); LB Phil Cancik, ankle (Q); TE Marvin Harvey, knee (Q); RB Joe Delaney, ankle (Q). Bills (1-0) at Colts (1-0)
Radio: WCBM-680, 2 p.m.
Data: Bills favored by 2 1/2 . . . Colt fans will get good idea if their team is East's beast or Baltimore's bust. That is, if there are any Colt fans. Memorial Stadium capacity: 57,340. Attendance at final home game of 1980: 16,951. At least 45,000 expected for Bills.
Bill injuries: WR Lou Piccone, hamstring (Q); G Jim Richter, knee (Q); S Rod Kush, arm (P); RB Lawrence McCutcheon, foot (P); S. Steve Freeman, leg (P); S Jeff Nixon, knee (P).
Colt injuries: DE Donnel Thompson, knee and ankle (D); DT Mike Barnes, hamstring (Q); LB Sanders Shiver, foot (P). Bengals (1-0) at Jets (0-1)
Data: Jets favored by 3 . . . Jets stumbling on and off the field. Item A: T Chris Ward was penalized for holding four times last week. ITem B: QB Richard Todd was Jets' leading rusher with 32 yards against Bills. Item C: T Marvin Powell fell down a flight of stairs last week and sprained his right ankle; "I was counting the stairs, and I miscounted," Powell concedes . . . "It's back to reality," says third-string Bengal QB Turk Schonert, who came off bench to lead Bengal win last week. This week QB Ken Anderson Again starts.
Bengal injuries: RB Charles Alexander, ribs (D); NT Wilson Whitley, knee (Q); QB Jack Thompson, ankle (Q); C Blake Moore, knee (Q).
Jet injuries: LB Greg Buttle, hip (Q); T Marvin Powell, ankle (Q); RB Mike Augustniak, ribs (P). Broncos (1-0) at Seahawks (0-1)
Data: Game rated even . . . Seahawks 0-8 at home last year . . . Broncos offense, under new Coach Dan Reeves, vastly changed, with multiple formations and shotgun a la Landry.
Bronco injuries: WR Rick Ipchurch, knee (O); G Tom Glassic, thigh (Q); CB Louis Wright, thigh (P); QB Craig Morton, shoulder (P).
Seahawk injuries: CB Dave Brown, leg (O). Oilers (1-0) at Browns (0-1)
Data: Browns favored by 3 1/2 . . . After getting nuked by Dan Fouts Monday night, Browns' coach Sam Rufigliano says "the positive thing is that the sun came up Tuesday morning" . . . Why don't Tony Franklin and all the Gogolaks and Mike-Mayers and Bahrs learn dependability from Oiler K Toni Fritsch (68 of 86 FC attempts, 79 percent, since joining club)' . . . All of Houston worries about the shoulder of three-time rushing champion Earl Campbell, listed as questionable.
Oiler injuries: RB Earl Campbell, shoulder (Q); TE Dave Casper, hamstring (P); C Carl Mauck, ankle (P); LB Robert Brazile, ankle (P); QB Harold Bailey, ribs (P).
Brown injuries: KR Dino Hall, knee (D); DE Lyle Alzado, calf (Q); WR Reggie Rucker, back (Q). Raiders (0-1) at Vikings (0-1)
TV:WJLA-TV-7, WJZ-TV-13, 9 p.m.
Radio: WTOP-1500, 9 p.m.
Data: Monday night game . . . Raiders favored by 2 1/2 . . . Has anyone checked to see if Ray Guy corks his foot? His five punts last week averaged 57.6 yards . . . Viking QB Steve Dils 37 of 62 for 361 yards against Bucs, but Vikings lost, 21-13 . . . Raiders are NFL's best Monday night team (16-1-1).
Raider injuries: WR Bob Chandler, spleen (O); NT Reggie Kinlaw, knee (O); LB Jeff Barnes, shoulder (P); LB Matt Millen, calf (P).
Viking injuries: QB Tommy Kramer, knee (Q); CB John Turner, leg (Q); FB Tony Galbreath, thigh (Q).
Key: O -- Out for undetermined length of time; D -- Doubtful, 75 percent chance will not play; Q -- Questionable, 50-50 chance will play; P -- Probable virtual certainty will be available for normal duty.