49ers (2-2) at Redskins (0-4)
TV: WDVM-TV-9, 1 p.m.
Radio: WMAL-630, 12:45 p.m.
Data: Redskins favored by 2. . . Duel between Notre Dame alumni with good stats: 49er QB Joe Montana NFC's toprated passer (78 of 116,67 percent, 931 yards, seven TDs); Redskin QB Joe Theismann leads NFC with 1,252 yards on 96 of 165 passing. . . Redskins have 15 turnovers, four takeaways. . . Redskin P Mike O'Connell will handle kickoffs for limping Mark Moseley.
49er injuries: RB Paul Hofer, ankle and hamstring (Q):QB Joe Montana, ankle (P); LB Keena Turner, shoulder, hamstring and ankle (P); G Randy Cross, hamstring and hip (P); T Keith Fanforst, leg (P).
Redskin injuries: RB Wilbur Jackson, knee (O); LB Monte Coleman, sholder (O); T George Starke, hand (Q); DE Mat Mendenhall, knee (Q); C-G Russ Grimm, knee (Q); RB Joe Washington, Achilles (Q); DT Perry Brooks, thumb (Q); K Mark Moseley, groin (P); G Darryl Grant, foot (P); CB Lemar Parrish, knee (P); LB Mel Kaufman; knee (P). Bears (1-3) at Vikings (2-2)
Data: Vikings favored by 4. . . Bear QB Mike Phipps may replace injured Vince Evans. . . Bear Coach Neill Armstrong benches offensive linemen Revie Sorey and Dan Jiggetts; RB Walter Payton hasn't had a 100-yard game this season. . . Viking K Rick Danmeier eight of nine on FGs. . . Bears havent's won in Minnesota since 1971.
Bear injuries: WR Rickey Watts, hamstring (D); QB Vince Evans, shoulders (Q); te bOb Fisher, knee (Q); FB Matt Suhey, knee (Q); S Lenny Walterscheid, thigh (P).
Viking injuries: G Wes Hamilton, shoulder (Q). Cowboys (4-0) at Cardinals (1-3)
Data: Cowboys favored by 6. . . Ex-Cardinal TE Jackie Smith, now with Cowboys, says of Coach Tom Landry: "He holds the most thorough knowledge of football of any many who ever lived". . . Cowboy Rafael Septien good on 14 our offense is allegic to goal lines this year". . . Cardinal WR Mel Gray, longtime Cowboy killer (14 TD passes against Dallas), is recovered from shoulder injury and will play.
Cowboy injuries: C Robert Shaw, knee (D); LB Anthony Dickerson, ankle (P); TE Jay Saldi, ankle (P). Cardinal injuries: CB Carl Allen, thigh (P); T Dan Dierdorf, heel (P). Lions (2-2) at Buccanners (2-2)
TV: WBAL-TV-11, 4 p.m.
Data: Game rated even. . . On Buccaneer Coach John McKay's hit list: QB Doug Williams: "He is playing tremendous football." On McKay's miss list: Pro Bowl LB David Lewis, benced indefinitely. . . McKay on new K Bill Capece: "I would think our fans would be tickled pink with him. He kicks it over the net, and they get to keep the ball."
Lion injuries: QB Gary Danielson, wrist (O): DE Dave Pureifory, hip (P); TE David Hill, leg (P).
Buccaneer injuries: DE Lee Roy Selmon, knee (0); WR Gordon Jones, foot (D); RB Ricky Bell, shoulder (D); DB Mike Washington, stomach (Q). Packers (1-3) at Giants (2-2)
Data: Giants favored by 3. . . Packer T Mark Koncar explains why his team keeps losing: "The last three games, we've made the mistakes that eventually put us in the grave. We have to dig down deep and find out what's causing them". . . Packer Coach Bart Starr, in the last year of his contract, getting edgy. He lashed out at Green Bay reporter last week for "excessive" criticism, saying, "I've seen vultures with more integrity." Starr's 6 1/4-year record: 32-060-2.
Packer Injuries: RM Terdell Middleton hamstring (Q); G Leotis Harris, leg (Q); T Greg Koch, leg (Q); C Larry McCarren, foot (Q).
Giant Injuries: RB Bo Matthews, ankle (D); RB Doug Kotar, shoulder (Q); DE George Martin, elbow (P); G J.T. Turner, neck (P); LB Byron Hunt, ribs (P); LB Frank Marion, shoulder (P); QB Phil Simmons, ankle (P). Colts (1-3) at Bills (2-2)
TV: WMAR-TV-2, 1 p.m.
Radio: WCBM-680, 1 p.m.
Data: Bills favored by 7. . . Colt Coach Mike McCormack furious at his secondary: "If we weren't telling them what to do, then you could say it was a coaching error," he says. McCormack probably will bench CB Larry Braziel, beaten badly several times this season.
Colt injuries: TE Reese McCall, knee (Q); TE Tim Sherwin, shoulder (P); DE Donnell Thompson, knee (P); DT Bubba Green, thigh (P).
Bill injuries: LB Ervin Parker, knee (Q); WR Lou Piccone, back and hamstring (Q); RB Curtis Brown, knee (Q); G Reggie McKenzie, knee (P); RB Joe Cribbs, ankle (P). Bengals (3-1) at Oilers (2-2)
Data: Oilers favored by 4. . . In houston, where the natives are made restless by bad football teams and low oil prices, Oiler Coach Ed Biles, under pressure, says he will simplify sputtering offense to use Earl Campbell better. . . Bengals have come from behind three straight weeks to win. "Our fans have stopped booing QB Kenny Anderson, for now.
BENGAL INJURIES: WR Isaac Curtis, groin (D); G Dave Lapham, knee (Q); TE Dan Ross, knee (Q); NT Rod Horn, chest (Q); T Mike Obrovac, knee (Q).
Oiler injuries: C Carl Mauck, ankle (P); LB Daryl Hunt, shoulder (P); TE Dave Casper, back (P). Chiefs (3-1) at Patriots (0-4)
Data: Patriots favored by 5. . . Patriot QB Matt Cavanaugh 22 of 42 in Pittsburgh last week; defense not so impressive. . . Patriot WR Harold Jackson, 541 receptions, needs two more to surpass Lance Alworth for sixth on all-time NFL list. . . Chiefs first in league against run.
Chief injuries: TE Al Dixon, hamstring (Q); RB Bill Jackson, collarbone (Q); C Jack Rudnay, knee (Q); LB Whitney Paul, groin (P).
Patriot injuries: LB Steve Nelson, shoulder (O); DE Julius Adams, knee (P); S Rick Sanford, ankle (P); LB Mike Hawkins, thigh (P); WR Don Westbrook, groin (P). Seahawks (1-3) at Chargers (3-1)
Data: Charges favored by 9. . . "Hopefully, at the end of the season, nobody will remember John Jefferson as a San Diego Charger," says new WR Wes Chandler. Chargers now have two of Saints' best players ever, Chandler and RB Chuck Muncie. . . Chargers 7-0 versus. Seahawks. . . Charger CB Willie Burchanon has four fumble recoveries in last two weeks.
Seahawk injuries: CB Dave Brown, leg (O); RB Horace Ivory, hamstring (O); LB Brian Flones, knee (O); S Ken Easley, ankle (Q); RB Eric Lane, knee (P); G Bob Newton, arm (JP); DT Doug Sutherland, finger (P).
Charger injuries: RB Chuck Muncie, hand (D); RB James Brooks, hamstring (Q); WR Ron Smith, hamstring (Q); C Don Macek, back (P); CB Irvin Phillips, ankle (P); LB Cliff Thrift, elbow (P). Broncos (3-1) at Raiders (2-2)
Data: Raiders favored by 4. . . Raider P Ray Guy averaging 50.8 yards a kick. . . Bronco QB Craig Morton, 38 and kicking, completed 17 of 18 passes last week and threw fourt TD passes for second straight game, first NFL player to do that since Len Dawson in 1964. . . Bronco De Rulan Jones has five sacks.
Bronco injuries: WR Rick Upcharch, knee (Q); DE Greg Boyd, shoulder (Jp); RB Tony Reed, shoulder and ribs (P); RB Rick Parros, concussion (P); T Dave Studdard, knee (Jp).
Raider injuries: WR Bob Chandler, spleen (O); RB Mark van Eeghen, hamstring (O). Jets (1-3) at Dolphins (4-0)
TV: WMAR-TV-2, 4 p.m.
Data: Dolphins favored by 6 1/2. . . Dolphins have singed S Lyle Blackwood, older brother of Dolphin S Glenn Blackwood (only other brothers on same NFL team: Lee Roy and Dewey Selmon of Buccaneers). . . Jets gained 478 yards, allowd 221 in upsetting Houston last week. . . Jets have beaten Dolphins six times in a row.
Jet Injuries: T Marvin Powell, knee (Q); CB Bobby Jackson, calf (Q); G Randy Rasmussen, foot (P); WR Lam Jones, knee (P); C Joe Fields, back (P).
Dolphin injuries: CB Don McNeal, hamstring (O); RB Tony Nathan, ribs (Q); TE Ron Lee, knee and finger (Q). Browns (2-2) at Rams (2-2)
TV: WRC-TV-4, 4 p.m.
Data: Rams favored by 3. . . New Ram QB Dan Pastorini: "There are a lot of people who don't think I can play anymore, and I'd enjoy proving them wrong". . . Browns worried abouts Don Cockroft's replacement, K Dave Jacobs, who is three of 10 on FGs. . . Browns inserted 6-foot-4 Wr dAve Logan on defense last week for one play, and he intercepted pass.
Brown injuries: LB Robert Jackson, hands (Q); WR Dave Logan, ribs (Q); CB Hanford Dixon, shoulder (Q); TE McDonald Oden, knee (P).
Ram injuries: T Jackie Slater, knee (Q); CB Kirk Collins, knee (P); DE Reggie Doss, leg (P); DE JAck Youngblood, thigh (P); g Dennis Harrah, knee (P); G Kent Hill, ankle (P); LB George Andrews, hand (P); LB Curl Ekern, thigh and Achilles (P); LB Joe Harris, ankle (P); LB Jim Youngblood, Achilles (P); T Doug France, shoulder (P); TE Walt Arnold, hand (P). Steeler (2-2) at Saints (1-3)
Data: Steelers favored by 6 1/2. . . Brown Coach Sam Rutigliano says "your're kiding yourself if you think the Steelers aren't a contender. I've said from the beginning that Pittsburgh will be there in the end". . . Saints won all three preseason games at home and upset Rams in season opener at home. . . Sanit rookie George Rogers second in NFL with 413 yards rushing on 87 carries.
Steeler injuries: RB Greg Hawthorne, hamstring (D); G Tyrone McGriff, wrist (D); DE L.C. Greenwood, knee (Q); DT Tom Beasley, leg (Q).
Saint injuries: LB Rob Nairne, shoulder (D); LB Jim Kovack, knee (D); WR Ike Harris, knee and ankle (D); NT Barry Bennett, neck (D); CB Jonnie Poe, knee (Q); Qb Archie Manning, hamstring (P). Falcons (3-1) at Eagles (4-0)
TV: WJLA-TV-7, WJZ-TV-13, 9 p.m.
Radio: WTOP-1500, 9 p.m.
Data: Eagles favored by 1 1/2. . . Monday night game. . . Eagles 5-0 past two seasons when RB Louie Giammona started. "I'm proud of Louie as a football player and as my nephew," says Eagle Coach Dick Vermeil, "and anybody who says nepotism can stick it". . . Falcon defense has forced 17 turnovers and scored four TDs. . . Falcon Te Junior Miller, a Pro Bowler as rookie in 1980, is struggling; "They've kind of put a blanket on me," he says.
Falcon injuries: LB Joel Williams, knee (O); DE Jeff Merrow, hamstring (D); T Warren Bryant, thigh (D).
Eagle injuries: RB Wilbert Montgomery, hamstring (Q); RB Hubert Oliver, hamstring (Q); RB Louie Giammona, arm (Q); LB John Bunting, hamstring (Q); FB Steve Kenney, knee (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.