September 27, 2004|By - Jeff Barker


Cowboys (1-1) at Redskins (1-1)

Time/TV: 9; chs, 2, 7.

Line: Redskins by 1 1/2 .

Trends: Dallas has won 12 of its past 13 vs. Washington and is 5-2 at FedEx Field. The teams have played each other 12 times on Monday Night Football, more than any other two teams in the league, and the series is tied 6-6.

Attractions: It's Joe Gibbs vs. Bill Parcells in a matchup of two of the league's greatest coaches. The game spotlights a number of veteran stars on new teams, including Redskins QB Mark Brunell and Dallas RB Eddie George, and pits the NFL's top passing team through two games (Dallas) against the league's top-rated defense.


Patriots (2-0) at Bills (0-2): Patriots can tie an NFL record with their 18th straight victory. Bills' Drew Bledsoe has thrown seven interceptions in four career games vs. his old team.

Falcons (3-0) at Panthers (1-1): Atlanta will attempt to wrest control of NFC South from the defending division champs.

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