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Oakland had won the AFC West the week before with a come-from-behind OT victory against Atlanta. Now it was cruise control for the Silver and Black. Though Denver was an improving club, it could not avoid the Raiders' ferocious pass rush. Oakland's trade for Ted Hendricks was beginning to pay off in this Raider win.moreless
The Houston Oilers were soaring by this time. Under new coach Bum Phillips, they were now a contender. Pittsburgh gave new wrinkles to this AFC Central rivalry, beating the Oilers.
One reason the Vikes had an easy ride to the NFC Central title and the conference's best record in 1975, was that they belittled their divisional rivals. This second match between the Bears and Vikings was more tense than the first. Chicago pinned Fran Tarkenton for a safety, but Minnesota still had the better talent, beating the Bears.moreless
After a Week 3 defeat in Philadelphia, the "Skins" sought to regain momentum against the "Cards". It didn't come easily. As part of a strange and fantastic season, Washington had to fight off St. Louis' score-for-score tactic through three quarters. RB Mike Thomas was the fourth-quarter vehicle in Washington's victory.
The Dallas Cowboys (2-0) travel to the Pontiac Silverdome to face the Detroit Lions (2-0).
Final Score: Dallas 36 Detroit 10
The Green Bay Packers (0-1) travel to Mile High Stadium to face the Denver Broncos (1-0).
Final Score: Green Bay 13 Denver 23
The Oakland Raiders travel to the Orange Bowl to face the Miami Dolphins.
Final Score: Oakland 31 Miami 21