Bengals at Redskins
TV: WRC-TV-4, WMAR-TV-2, 1 p.m.
Radio: WMAL-630, WQRA-FM-94.3
Injury Update: None reported.
Data: Redskins favored by 2 . . . This game is crucial to playoff hopes for both teams. Redskins (8-6) have won 11 of last 12 regular-season games against AFC, including last six. WR Art Monk needs 37 yards receiving to become first Redskin since Bobby Mitchell (1962-63) to have back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons. Washington is 4-3 at home. Since 1969, it has lost four home games in a season only once (1980) . . . Bengals (7-7) open strong: they have outscored opponents, 91-44, in first quarter. Cincinnati has committed NFL-low 24 turnovers. Bengals are 31-20 against NFC. Giants at Cowboys
TV: WBAL-TV-11, 1 p.m.
Injury Update: New York: CB Mark Haynes, groin (Q); Dallas: T Howard Richards, hamstring (Q); WR Tony Hill, hamstring (Q); LB Jeff Rohrer, ankle (Q).
Data: Cowboys by 3 . . . Giants (9-5) will win their first division title since 1963 if they defeat Cowboys (9-5) and Bengals are victorious over Redskins. Cowboys, 30-29 winners over Giants Oct. 6, lead series, 31-13-2. Hill is 129 yards shy of Bob Hayes' 1966 club record of 1,232 yards receiving in a season . . . RB Joe Morris has set Giants single-season club record by rushing over 100 yards in five games. New York leads league with 61 sacks, its most in 20 years. Cardinals at Rams
TV: WDVM-TV-9, WBAL-TV-11, 4 p.m.
Injury Update: St. Louis: RB Ottis Anderson, calf (Q); T Tootie Robbins, hamstring (Q); DE Curtis Greer, knee (Q); Los Angeles: C Doug Smith, concussion (Q).
Data: Rams by 9 . . . They have clinched at least a wild-card berth and can win AFC West by defeating Cardinals (5-9). St. Louis ended four-game losing streak with 28-16 win over Saints last week, but has lost three straight to Rams (10-4). Stump Mitchell's 5.3-yards-per-carry average is best in NFL . . . If Ron Brown's 35-yard kickoff return average for Los Angeles and Henry Ellard's 14-yard punt return average continue to lead NFL, it would be first time leaders in those departments have come from same team since 1970 merger. Seahawks at Raiders
TV: WRC-TV-4, WMAR-TV-2, 4 p.m.
Injury Update: Seattle: S Ken Easley, ankle (Q); Los Angeles: none reported.
Data: Raiders by 4 1/2 . . . With victory in either of last two games, Los Angeles (10-4) would win AFC West title. Raiders are 49-16 since leaving Oakland, including 12-2 in last four games of each regular season . . . Seahawks (8-6) lead series, 9-8, making them only NFL team Raiders do not hold an all-time edge over. Seattle has won four of last five regular season meetings, including 33-3 on Nov. 3. Bills at Steelers
Injury Update: Buffalo: CB Derrick Burroughs, ankle (Q); Pittsburgh: LB Bryan Hinkle, elbow (O); S Dave Edwards, foot (O); S Eric Williams, concussion (O); QB Mark Malone, toe (D); CB Harvey Clayton, ankle (Q); G Craig Wolfley, ankle (Q); RB Rich Erenberg, hamstring.
Data: Steelers by 10 . . . Pittsbugh (6-8) has not had losing season since 1971. Despite three straight losses, it can make playoffs by winning last two and if Bengals and Browns each lose their last two. Steelers have notlost three straight home games since Three Rivers Stadium opened in 1970, but have lost their last two there . . . Bills (2-12) have lost 15 straight on the road. Oilers at Browns
Injury Update: Houston: RB Larry Moriarty, thigh (Q); Cleveland: QB Gary Danielson, shoulder (Q); WR-KR Clarence Weathers, shoulder (D); T Paul Farren, knee (D); CB Frank Minnifield, hamstring (Q).
Data: Browns by 10 . . . Cleveland victory, coupled with losses by Bengals and Steelers, would give Browns (7-7) their first AFC Central title since 1980. Browns have allowed 33 sacks; they allowed 55 through 14 games last year . . . Jerry Glanville, who was defensive coordinator under fired Coach Hugh Campbell, debuts as head coach. He has been told job is his next season if Oilers (5-9) win final two games. Packers at Lions
Injury Update: Green Bay: QB Lynn Dickey, neck spasms (D); Detroit: G Don Greco, ankle (D); WR Mark Nichols, knee (Q).
Data: Lions by 5 . . . Loss eliminates Detroit (7-7) from slim wild-card hopes. Lions are 6-0 in Silverdome, including wins over Cowboys, 49ers, Dolphins and Jets (who are combined 37-19) . . . QB Jim Zorn starts for Green Bay (6-8), which defeated Lions, 43-10, on Oct. 6. Packers are 1-5 on road. Vikings at Falcons
Injury Update: Minnesota: WR Leo Lewis, foot (Q); RB Allen Rice, ankle (Q); Atlanta: CB-S Scott Case, knee (Q).
Data: Vikings by 2 . . . Gerald Riggs of Atlanta (2-12) has NFL-high 1,548 yards rushing, and can become second Falcon to lead league in a statistical category (Steve Bartkowski was top-rated passer in 1983) . . . Vikings (7-7) need victories in final two games to keep mathematical playoff hopes simmering, and for their first winning season since 1982. 49ers at Saints
Injury Update: San Francisco: RB Wendell Tyler, knee (D); LB Mike Walter, thumb (Q); LB Jim Kovach, calf (Q); New Orleans: LB Scott Pelleur, knee (injured reserve); WR Eric Martin, thigh (D).
Data: 49ers by 10 . . . Victories in final two games will clinch at least wild-card berth for San Francisco (8-6), which leads series with Saints, 21-9-2. But New Orleans (5-9) was 20-17 winner on Sept. 29. Rookie WR Jerry Rice caught 10 passes for club-record 241 yards in 49ers' 27-20 loss to Rams Monday night . . . Saints have given up 93 points in first and third quarters combined, 261 in second and fourth quarters. Colts at Buccaneers
Injury Update: Indianapolis: none reported; Tampa Bay: DE Ron Holmes, knee-back (Q); LB Cecil Johnson, knee (Q).
Data: Tampa Bay by 3 1/2 . . . Buccaneers finished 1985 road schedule with 19th consecutive away loss. Colts have lost 10 straight on road. Buccaneers (2-12) are 9-16 against AFC, 0-3 this season. . . . Colts (3-11) are 19-25-1 against NFC, 2-1 in 1985. They average NFL-best 4.7 yards per rush. Eagles at Chargers
Injury Update: None reported.
Data: Chargers by 7 1/2 . . . Eagles' 28-10 record against AFC is third best in NFC. They have rushed for only six of their 24 touchdowns. Philadelphia (6-8) has best defense against field goal: opponents have converted only 11 of 27 attempts . . . Dan Fouts of San Diego (7-7) needs three touchdown passes to become first QB in history with three 30-touchdown seasons. Don Coryell has 11-1 career record coaching against Eagles. Patriots at Dolphins
TV: WJLA-TV-7, WJZ-TV-13, 9 p.m. Monday
Radio: WMAL-630, WQRA-FM-94.3
Injury Update: New England: LB Steve Nelson, thigh (Q); TE Derrick Ramsey, hamstring (Q); Miami: T Cleveland Green, ankle (D); LB Mark Brown, ankle (Q).
Data: Dolphins by 6 1/2 . . . Both teams are 10-4, tied with Jets for AFC East lead, and either can assure playoff berth by winning its last two. Patriots make first prime-time appearance since 1981; they never have won on Monday in six tries. Coach Raymond Berry is 10-1 against AFC East . . . Dolphins are 6-0 in Orange Bowl on Monday night, and have defeated Patriots 17 straight times in Miami, with average victory margin of 16.4 points. Dolphins have allowed NFL-low 16 sacks as they seek to lead league for third straight season.
KEY: (O) out; (D) doubtful -- 75 percent chance will not play; (Q) questionable -- 50 percent chance will not play.