Redskins at 49ers

TV:

WUSA-TV-9, WBAL-TV-11, 4 p.m.

RADIO:

WMAL-630, WCAO-600, WPTX-920, WFVA-1230, WQRA-FM-94.3, WQMR-FM-98.3, WBQB-FM-101.5, WFMD-930, WUSQ-FM-102.5, WCVA-1490.

KEY INJURIES:

Washington: DE Fred Stokes, shoulder (P). San Francisco: DE Dennis Brown, knee (D); NT Michael Carter, foot (Q).

DATA:

49ers favored by 5. Redskins have won six straight over past two seasons, including last two by shutout. 49ers have won their last nine and have not been shut out in 195 games, the longest current streak in NFL. 49ers have won three of last four meetings, holding a 5-1-1 series edge in San Francisco. 49ers allowed six sacks in last-second 13-12 win over Saints Monday. In three previous seasons Redskins have won season opener under Coach Joe Gibbs, they won Super Bowl twice and went to NFC championship game in other.

Bills at Dolphins

TV:

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

RADIO:

WWDC-1260, WAGE-1200.

KEY INJURIES:

Buffalo: none reported. Miami: WR Mark Clayton, hamstring (Q).

DATA:

Bills by 2. Last six meetings have been won by Buffalo. Bills are 3-0 at Joe Robbie Stadium. Miami QB Dan Marino's completion percentage of 55.2 percent against Buffalo is his lowest against any AFC team. Don Shula enters game with 199 victories as coach of Dolphins.

Cardinals at Eagles

TV:

WUSA-TV-9, WBAL-TV-11, 1 p.m.

KEY INJURIES:

Phoenix: RB Johnny Johnson, hamstring (Q). Philadelphia: RB Keith Byars, hip (Q); T Reggie Singletary, shoulder (Q); SS Andre Waters, knee (Q).

DATA:

Eagles by 13 1/2. Philadelphia has won seven of last 10 meetings, including the last four. Phoenix QB Timm Rosenbach threw four interceptions last week in 31-0 loss to Redskins. TE Mickey Shuler, acquired as free agent from Jets, had five catches for Eagles in opening 27-20 loss to Giants. QB Randall Cunningham was intercepted three times.

Oilers at Steelers

TV:

TNT, 8 p.m.

KEY INJURIES:

Houston: WR Ernest Givins, abdominal muscle (Q). Pittsburgh: CB David Johnson, knee (O); CB Delton Hall, knee (injured reserve); S Thomas Everett, concussion (O).

DATA:

Steelers by 2. Houston has won five of last six regular season meetings, but Pittsburgh won in wild-card playoff last year, 26-23. Steelers are 15-6 against Oilers in Pittsburgh. Oilers have won 24 of last 25 in which they held opponents to 20 points or less. Steelers defense had seven sacks in last week's 13-3 loss to Browns, their most in a game since 1983. Pittsburgh is 2-10 against AFC Central over last two seasons.

Browns at Jets

KEY INJURIES:

Cleveland: RB Kevin Mack, finger (D). New York: WR A.B. Brown, knee (O); G Mike Haight, neck (Q); RB Johnny Hector, knee (Q).

DATA:

Browns by 2 1/2. Cleveland leads series, 9-4. In three games against Jets, Cleveland QB Bernie Kosar has completed only 49.6 percent of his passes (four TDs, three ints., seven sacks). Jets blew 17-10 fourth-quarter lead last week in losing new coach Bruce Coslet's debut, 25-20. Jets WR Al Toon has at least one catch in 63 straight games.

Raiders at Seahawks

KEY INJURIES:

Both teams report none.

DATA:

Raiders by 1. Seahawks have won four straight over Raiders. They have won three of their past four home openers. With Seattle using new run-and-shoot, QB Dave Krieg completed only 12 of 27 for 97 yards (three ints.) in opening 17-0 loss to Bears. Raiders defense scored both touchdowns in last week's 14-9 win over Denver. Los Angeles had five sacks.

Patriots at Colts

KEY INJURIES:

New England: LB Ed Reynolds, knee (O); T David Viaene, knee (O); C David Douglas, knee (Q); LB Johnny Rembert, leg (Q); CB Rod McSwain, thigh (Q). Indianapolis: TE Eugene Riley, ankle (injured reserve).

DATA:

Colts by 2 1/2. Rookie QB Jeff George, who left last week's 26-10 loss to Bills with fourth-quarter concussion, will start. Indianapolis has also activated DE Jon Hand, LB Jeff Herrod and G Randy Dixon, holdouts who signed earlier this week. Patriots have won 10 of last 12 meetings. Colts are 12-4 in Hoosier Dome over past two seasons, but they have lost their last four home openers.

Falcons at Lions

KEY INJURIES:

Both teams report none.

DATA:

Lions by 3. Falcons stunned Oilers, 47-27, last week in Jerry Glanville's first game as Atlanta coach. Falcons set club record by allowing only 29 net yards rushing. Atlanta has lost its last 10 on road. Lions lead series, 15-5, including 8-2 at home.

Bears at Packers

KEY INJURIES:

Chicago: none reported. Green Bay: FS Chuck Cecil, hamstring (Q).

DATA:

Packers by 2. Green Bay will start QB Anthony Dilweg for the second straight week. Packers swept Bears last year after Chicago had won previous eight meetings in oldest NFL rivalry (Bears lead series, 76-57-6). Bears are 17-1 in September since 1985. QB Jim Harbaugh (3-5 as NFL starter including 0-2 against Packers) starts.

Saints at Vikings

KEY INJURIES:

New Orleans: none reported. Minnesota: LB David Braxton, ankle (O).

DATA:

Vikings by 6. New Orleans Coach Jim Mora said he may use former Vikings QB Tommy Kramer (signed as free agent in offseason) if John Fourcade is ineffective as he was in 13-12 opening loss to 49ers. Vikings have won 15 of last 16, including 12 straight, at Metrodome. Minnesota is 7-1 against NFC West under Coach Jerry Burns.

Giants at Cowboys

KEY INJURIES:

Both teams report none.

DATA:

Giants by 7 1/2. Last four meetings have been won by New York. LB Lawrence Taylor had three sacks in New York's opening 27-20 win over Eagles. Last week, Cowboys ended 14-game home losing streak with 17-14 win over Chargers. Dallas is 11-3 against New York in September.

Rams at Buccaneers

KEY INJURIES:

Los Angeles: LB Mike Wilcher, knee (Q). Tampa Bay: none reported.

DATA:

Rams by 2 1/2. Tampa Bay QB Vinny Testaverde threw for three TDs (one int.) in last week's 38-21 win over Lions. Buccaneers are 5-9 in home openers. Rams are 16-6 against NFC Central under Coach John Robinson. Los Angeles averaged 31.5 points in winning last four meetings with Buccaneers.

Bengals at Chargers

KEY INJURIES:

Cincinnati: none reported. San Diego: T Leo Goeas, foot (D); TE Arthur Cox, back (Q); RB Jerry Mays, knee (Q); DE Gerald Robinson, knee (Q).

DATA:

Bengals by 2 1/2. First meeting since 1982. Chargers will change starting QBs, going with Billy Joe Tolliver. Over last 15 games, including last 14 of 1989, San Diego has allowed an opponent to score more than 20 points only once (Redskins did it). In 25-20 win last week, Bengals allowed Jets to convert 43.8 percent of third-down situations.

Monday Night

TEAMS:

Chiefs at Broncos.

TV:

WJLA-TV-7, WJZ-TV-13, 9 p.m.

RADIO:

WTOP-1500, WQRA-FM-94.3.

KEY INJURIES:

Kansas City: RB Kenny Gamble, knee (D); LB Derrick Thomas, ankle (Q); T Irv Eatman, knee (Q). Denver: DE Andre Townsend, ankle (D); LB Marc Munford, knee (Q); DE Warren Powers, foot (Q).

DATA:

Broncos by 5 1/2. Denver has won three straight over Chiefs. Kansas City has not won in Denver since 1982. In 12 games against Chiefs, Denver QB John Elway has thrown six TD passes and 23 ints. Denver is 11-12-1 on Monday nights, but 8-2-1 at Mile High Stadium. Chiefs make first Monday appearance since 1983.

KEY:

(O) out; (D) doubtful, 75 percent chance will not play; (Q) questionable, 50 percent chance will not play.