Today's TV games

October 08, 2006

REDSKINS (2-2) @ GIANTS (1-2)

Time, TV -- 1 p.m., chs. 45, 5

Line -- Giants by 4 1/2

Key stat -- Giants are No. 2 in offense (391.3 yards a game); the Redskins are No. 3 (371.8).

The buzz -- Can the Giants' defense do enough to give Eli Manning a chance?

DOLPHINS (1-3) @ PATRIOTS (3-1)

Time, TV -- 1 p.m., Ch. 13

Line -- Patriots by 10

Key stat -- Dolphins haven't scored more than 17 points in a game; the Patriots haven't allowed more than 17.

The buzz -- The Patriots reasserted themselves with a big win in Cincinnati last week.

COWBOYS (2-1) @ EAGLES (3-1)

Time -- 4:15 p.m., chs. 45, 5

Line -- Eagles by 2

Key stat -- Eagles have the NFL's top-ranked offense (426.5 yards).

The buzz -- Cowboys WR Terrell Owens can't play defense against Eagles QB Donovan McNabb.

STEELERS (1-2) @ CHARGERS (2-1)

Time, TV -- 8:15 p.m., chs. 11, 4

Line -- Chargers by 3 1/2

Key stat -- Chargers lead the NFL in total defense (184.3 yards).

The buzz -- The Steelers need to find some big plays on offense.

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