Redskins at Bears

TV: WDVM-TV-9, WBAL-TV-11, 1 p.m.

Radio: WMAL-630, WQRA-FM-94.3.

Injury Update: Washington: none reported; Chicago: G Kurt Becker, knee (D); S Dave Duerson, groin (Q); T Jim Covert, back (Q).

Data: Bears favored by 6 . . . Chicago (3-0) has won nine of its last 11 at Soldier Field, but Redskins (1-2) are 13-4 in their last 17 games on artificial turf. Bears are 10-0 in games in which three-year veteran WR Dennis McKinnon has caught a touchdown pass . . . Redskins have won 22 straight regular-season games in which they scored first; they are 3-10 in last 13 in which opponents scored first. Washington has allowed only one individual (Gerald Riggs of Atlanta) to rush for more than 100 yards in its last 34 regular-season games, but Chicago's Walter Payton had 104 in the 23-19 playoff victory over Washington last year. Raiders at Patriots

TV: WRC-TV-4, WMAR-TV-2, 1 p.m.

Injury Update: Los Angeles: QB Jim Plunkett, shoulder (O); G Charley Hannah, knee (Q); New England: C Trevor Matich, ankle (O); LB Ed Williams, ankle (Q); LB Brian Ingram, knee (Q); WR-RB Greg Hawthorne, ankle (Q); S Fred Marion, groin (Q); G Tom Condon, hamstring (Q).

Data: Patriots by 1 1/2 . . . New England (2-1) defeated Buffalo last week, 17-14. Patriots are 18-31-1 in games after playing Bills. Series with Raiders (1-2) is tied, 11-11-1, but Patriots hold 6-1-1 edge in games decided by seven points or less. Dolphins at Broncos

TV: WRC-TV-4, WMAR-TV-2, 4 p.m.

Injury Update: Miami: LB Charles Bowser, ankle (O); WR Nat Moore, ankle (Q); Denver: G Keith Bishop, knee (O); S Dennis Smith, shoulder (Q).

Data: Dolphins by 1 . . . This is longest suspended series in NFL. Teams have not met since 1975. Broncos (2-1) have 14 sacks in three games, including five by LB Karl Mecklenberg . . . In 34 games, QB Dan Marino of Miami (2-1) has been sacked only 27 times, and not once this season. Colts at Jets

Injury Update: Indianapolis: RB Randy McMillan, ankle (D); DE Donnell Thompson, knee (D); WR -- KR Robbie Martin, back (D); DE Willie Broughton, foot (D); Anthony Young, knee (D); New York: C Joe Fields, groin (D).

Data: Jets by 10 . . . George Wonsley, brother of Washington's Otis, replaced McMillan last week and rushed for 170 yards and two touchdowns as Colts (1-2) defeated Lions, 14-6. QB Mike Pagel (46 percent completions) starts . . . Jets (2-1) have won their last two and are No. 1 against the run in AFC. Browns at Chargers

Injury Update: Cleveland: WR Willis Adams, knee (O); RT Cody Risien, knee (O); San Diego: WR Trumaine Johnson, hamstring (Q); DE Tony Simmons, groin (Q).

Data: Chargers by 4 1/2 . . . Cleveland (1-2) has allowed opponents 280 yards per game this season, but in last three meetings with San Diego, Browns have yielded average of 446 yards. WR John Jefferson, acquired from Packers, will be available . . . Chargers (2-1) are No. 1 in NFL, averaging 461 yards per game this season. Seahawks at Chiefs

Injury Update: Seattle: G Edwin Bailey, groin (Q); CB Terry Jackson, thigh (Q); RB Eric Lane, thumb (Q); WR Steve Largent, knee (Q); LB Shelton Robinson, hip (Q); CB Keith Simpson, shoulder-elbow (Q); Kansas City: WR Carlos Carson, knee (D); G Brad Budde, shoulder (Q).

Data: Seahawks by 2 1/2 . . . Chiefs (2-1) have won seven of last 10 in series. They have won four straight from AFC West opponents . . . WR Daryl Turner of Seattle (2-1) has 46 career receptions, 16 of which have been for touchdowns. If Largent plays injured, he could jeopardize streak of catching at least one pass in 110 straight games. Falcons at Rams

Injury Update: Atlanta: G Bill Fralic, neck (Q); G Jeff Kiewel, back (Q); Los Angeles: WR Ron Brown, pancreas (O); G Dennis Harrah, thigh (D); LB Norwood Vann, knee (Q).

Data: Rams by 10 . . . At 3-0, Rams are off to their best start since 1978 when they won first seven; Falcons (0-3) have not started this badly since 1974. Rams RB Eric Dickerson returned from holdout Monday to rush for 150 yards and three touchdowns in 35-24 victory over Seattle . . . QB Steve Bartkowski of Falcons is 4-10 as starter against Rams. Packers at Cardinals

Injury Update: Green Bay: DE Mike Butler, shoulder (Q); St. Louis: Randy Love, ankle (O); WR-KR Clyde Duncan, thigh-knee (Q).

Data: Cardinals by 7 1/2 . . . QB Randy Wright starts for Packers (1-2) as Lynn Dickey asked to be pulled because of a lack of enthusiasm. Green Bay leads series, 38-20-4, including 9-1-1 edge in last 11 meetings . . . Cardinals (2-1) have converted only 26 percent of third-down opportunities. QB Neil Lomax has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 25 of last 26 games. Saints at 49ers

Injury Update: New Orleans: none reported; San Francisco: NT Michael Carter, hamstring (D).

Data: 49ers by 16 . . . New Orleans (1-2) comes off its first victory, 20-13 over Tampa Bay, but faces a team to which it has lost four straight and trails in the series, 21-8-2. Saints QB David Wilson, after completing two of 22 in opener, has completed 34 of 55 for 526 yards in last two games without interception . . . Forty-Niners (2-1) have outscored opponents, 69-16, in last six quarters. Giants at Eagles

Injury Update: New York: SS Bill Currier, neck (D); Philadelphia: none reported.

Data: Giants by 4 1/2 . . . New York has allowed 40 points and Philadelphia 44, the two best figures in the NFC. Giants (2-1) defeated Eagles (1-2) in opener, 21-0, with eight sacks of QB Ron Jaworski. Scrambling Randall Cunningham now starts for Philadelphia and is its top rusher (154 yards on 19 carries) . . . New York QB Phil Simms has thrown six touchdown passes and been intercepted only twice. RB Rob Carpenter made his first appearance last week (22 yards on six carries) and should start playing bigger role in Giants offense. Buccaneers at Lions

Injury Update: Tampa Bay: WR Kevin House, knee (Q); Detroit: G Chris Dieterich, knee (O); LB Mike Cofer, ankle (Q); FB James Jones, thigh (Q); DE Curtis Green, back (Q).

Data: Lions by 5 . . . RB James Wilder of Tampa Bay (0-3) has rushed for more than 100 yards in five straight games, two short of NFL record held by Earl Campbell and O.J. Simpson. QB Steve DeBerg has completed 59 percent of his passes, but Steve Young, late of USFL, may play . . . Lions (2-1) have been outscored, 34-0, in fourth quarter. Detroit is next to last in NFL in total offense. Cowboys at Oilers

Injury Update: Dallas: T Phil Pozderac, knee (Q); Houston: none reported.

Data: Cowboys by 5 . . . They lead Texas rivalry, 3-1, with 123-47 point advantage. Cowboys (2-1) are NFL-best 36-14 against AFC; Oilers (1-2) are 17-32-1 against NFC. Houston crossed midfield only twice last week as it was shut out for first time in 119 games, 20-0, in Pittsburgh . . . Dallas has gained average of 404 yards per game and given up average of 289. Vikings at Bills

Injury Update: Minnesota: RB Alfred Anderson, knee (Q); TE Mike Mullarkey, leg (Q); Buffalo: none reported.

Data: Vikings by 3 . . . Winless Bills start newly acquired FB Mike Pruitt and DE Don Smith. Bills are 4-11 against NFC in last four seasons . . . Vikings (2-1) are plus-5 in turnovers. Bengals at Steelers

TV: WJLA-TV-7, WJZ-TV-13, 9 p.m. Monday night

Radio: WMAL-630, WQRA-FM-94.3

Injury Update: Cincinnati: RB Bill Johnson, hamstring (Q); Pittsburgh: none reported.

Data: Steelers by 6 1/2 . . . Pittsburgh (2-1) is 4-0 against Bengals (0-3) on Monday night. Overall, Steelers are 14-10 in prime time; Cincinnati is 3-10. Steelers are 39-6 against AFC Central at Three Rivers Stadium, including six straight victories. Steelers have not allowed a first-quarter touchdown in 16 straight regular season games . . . Former Maryland QB Boomer Esiason again starts for Bengals (0-3). He completed 26 of 44 for 320 yards and three touchdowns in last week's 44-41 loss to Chargers.

KEY: (O) out; (D) doubtful -- 75 percent chance will not play; (Q) -- 50 percent chance will not play.