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COMING UP
David Fleming
September 16, 1996
LIONS at EAGLESThe Philadelphia defensive backfield hungrily awaits the return to the Vet of Detroit quarterback Scott Mitchell, who has thrown 24 interceptions on the road since the start of '94, including four in last season's 58-37 wild-card debacle in Philly.
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September 16, 1996

Coming Up

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LIONS at EAGLES
The Philadelphia defensive backfield hungrily awaits the return to the Vet of Detroit quarterback Scott Mitchell, who has thrown 24 interceptions on the road since the start of '94, including four in last season's 58-37 wild-card debacle in Philly.

COLTS at COWBOYS
Surprise, surprise: The Colts (2-0 for the first time in 19 years) are the undefeated team here, and they have the higher-rated quarterback ( Jim Harbaugh). Dallas will have to keep an eye on Indy's second-year tight end Ken Dilger (seven catches versus the Jets).

CHARGERS at PACKERS

San Diego, with its deep linebacker corps, will be tested by Brett Favre and Green Bay's air gameā€”and vice versa: 10 Chargers receivers caught passes in the first two weeks.

JAGUARS at RAIDERS
Oakland's offense, which has not scored a rushing touchdown in seven games, should benefit from the scheduled return of quarterback Jeff Hostetler and could improve against a Jacksonville D that yielded 181 yards on the ground to Houston.

BILLS at STEELERS
Look for Buffalo defenders Bryce Paup and Bruce Smith to pressure Pittsburgh quarterback Mike Tomczak, sacked only once by the Ravens. On offense the Bills must improve their paltry 2.2-yard-per-carry performance against the Patriots.

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