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By DONNA BALANCIA — UPI Sports Writer — Dallas Cowboys Coach Tom Landry doesn’t like the feeling that Sunday he may be hosting a sleeping giant named Tampa.
He’s not worried about the potential, but thinks his undefeated club may be taking Tampa Bay a little too lightly.
Tampa was embarrassed 55-14 last week at the hands of Green but the blushing Buccaneers will attempt to wallop the Cowboys for the first time this week at Texas.
“I hate games like this,” said Landry. “This is a very unusual football game. Football players can have their pride And if you underestimate them you will make a big Why Tampa Bay ended up playing the way they I dont really Their defense is the strong part of their football They had some injuries in the secon dary and the kind of changes they had to make can hurt when you play a team like Green Landry said his clubs 3724 win over Minnesota last week was the best team game weve had this Dallas had to rally from a The Cowboys have trailed in all five of their games this year and have had to come from at least 10 points behind three We have hurt ourselves more than anything else early in our said We just dont make the plays early in the game that we should Maybe that is a characteristic of this Weve been fortunate to come from Landry said he was not optimistic that wide receiver Tony Hilj would return this week since Hill is still bothered by a sprained Hill has missed the last two Dallas In other NFC action San Fran cisco will host the Los Angeles UPI photo Miami Coach Don QB Dan Marino rookie to replace Woodley against Bills Minnesota will be at Washing ton travels to the New York Giants will host New Or leans will go to and Green Bay will be at In other AFC San Diego will host Buffalo will be at New England will go to Hous ton will host Kansas City will be at the Los Angeles Cleveland will be home against the New York and in Monday night action Pittsburgh will be at At rookie Dan who completed 12 of 22 passes for 140 yards and threw for one touchdown in Sun days 177 loss to the New Orleans will replace David Woodley at quarterback for the 32 Wide receiver Mark Duper will replace veter an Duriel Woodley was for 34 yards against the Coach Don Shula sent in Marino just before Buffalo lost to the New York Jets 3410 Monday At listed as doubtful for Sunday are quarterback Jim Hart wide receiver Pat Tilley run ning back and kick returner Stump Mitchell sternum and linebacker Bob Harris Running backs Wayne Morris and Willard defensive tackle Elois Grooms and offensive tackle Tootie Robbins are listed as At the 23 Bears hope a win over Minnesota will put them back in the thick of the NFC Central Division They are coming off a 3114 win over the Denver while the 32 Vikings fell to Dallas Starting quarterback for the Vikings will be Steve who was 17 of 39 for 272 yards plus two TDs against the Cow They have gained aerial yards as opposed to 431 on the ground so far this Jim McMahon will be calling the sig for Chicago and wide receiver Willie Gault has 15 passes for 406 ing 27 yards per catch and six touch At John Elway will be replaced at starting quarterback by Steve DeBerg for the rest of the Denver suffered a 3114 loss to Chicago last Houston is 05 this season and has lost 12 straight regular season games dating back to Doubtful for Denver are nose tackle Don out with a toe and questionable are end Barney with a groin and running back Rick who suffered a neck strain in an automobile accident