Today's Tv Games

October 05, 2008|By From Sun news services

Redskins (3-1) @Eagles (2-2)

TIME, TV:: 1 p.m., Ch. 5

LINE:: Eagles by 6

FANTASY FACTOR: : Redskins running back Clinton Portis is tied for fourth in the NFL with 369 rushing yards. ... The Eagles have the stingiest run defense in the NFL, allowing 53.8 yards a game.

THE BUZZ:: The Redskins have yet to commit a turnover on offense.... The Eagles have won 10 of past 13 meetings against the Redskins.

Buccaneers (3-1) @Broncos (3-1)

TIME, TV: : 4:05 p.m., Ch. 45

LINE: : Broncos by 3

FANTASY FACTOR: : Broncos receivers Brandon Marshall and Eddie Royal have combined for 58 catches, most by a teammate tandem in the NFL.

THE BUZZ: : Brian Griese of the Buccaneers will face his former team for the first time.

Bengals (0-4) @Cowboys (3-1)

TIME, TV: : 4:15 p.m., chs. 13, 9

LINE: : Cowboys by 16

FANTASY FACTOR: : The longest pass play allowed by the Bengals is 31 yards. The Cowboys have four players with catches longer than that.

THE BUZZ: : Terrell Owens and Chad Ocho Cinco have gone head-to-head only once, in 2003. ... Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer says he will play after missing last week's game.

Steelers (3-1) @Jaguars (2-2)

TIME, TV: : 8:30 p.m., chs. 11, 4

LINE: : Jaguars by 5

FANTASY FACTOR: : Third-string running back Mewelde Moore will start for the Steelers. ... Jaguars running back Fred Taylor needs 72 yards to reach 11,000 for his career.

THE BUZZ: : The Steelers are facing deep injury problems with their top two running backs out and starting guard Kendall Simmons out for the season.

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