The Sports Kings: Any Given Sunday Week #1
Jay Cutler passed for 312 yards and three touchdowns as the Bears routed the Falcons, 30-12.
Matt Ryan passed for 319 yards and an interception for Atlanta, the Falcons overall had three turnovers and nine penalties in the loss.
Matt Ryan talks about getting outplayed.
Michael Turner carried the ball 10 times for 100 yards for the Falcons in the loss.
Joe Flacco passed for 224 yards and three touchdowns as the Ravens defeated the Steelers, 35-7. Ray Rice rushed for 107 yards and a TD, and caught four passes for 42 yards and a touchdown in the win.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said the seven turnovers forced by the Baltimore defense killed their hopes of winning the game.
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 280 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions forPittsburgh. Mike Wallace had 107 receiving yards for the defending AFC champions in the lopsided loss.
The Bills jumped out to an early 20-0 as they embarrassed the Chiefs 41-7. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 208 yards, four touchdowns and an interception forBuffalo.
Bills head coach Chan Gailey says his team is not as good as people may think after this first game
Matt Cassel passed for 119 yards, one touchdown and an interception for Kansas City.
In his return to the starting lineup Matthew Stafford passed for 305 yards and three touchdowns as the Lions beat the Buccaneers, 27-20.
Calvin Johnson had six catches for 88 yards and two TD’s in Detroit’s road victory.
Josh Freeman was 27-of-42 for 245 yards, a score and an interception for Tampa Bay.
Kevin Kolb passed for 309 yards and two touchdowns in his Cardinals debut, leading Arizonato a 28-21 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Rookie Cam Newton, threw for 422 yards with two scores and an interception, he also scored a rushing touchdown and became the first rookie to throw for more than 400 yards in his first NFL game.
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says they have some work to do to improve.
Carolina held a 21-14 lead on the strength of 178 yards and two touchdown receptions by Steve Smith going into the final quarter but the Panthers gave up two fourth quarter scores to drop the season opener.
Michael Vick threw for 187 yards and two touchdowns as the Dream Team Eagles defeated the Rams 31-13. Vick and LeSean McCoy combined for over 200 yards rushing in the victory.
Eagles QB Michael Vick talks about the first game of the new season.
Sam Bradford passed for 188 yards before exiting in the fourth quarter with a hand injury.
Steven Jackson rushed for 56 yards and a score before also leaving with a quadriceps injury. Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola and tackle Jason Smith were also hurt.
Peyton Manning wasn’t under center as quarterback for the Colts for the first time since 1998.
Colts head coach Jim Caldwell says this loss won’t define their season and there’s no reason to reach for the panic button.
Kerry Collins threw for 197 yards and a touchdown in Manning’s place.
Indianapolis had 236 total yards of offense in the loss.
Matt Schaub passed for 220 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in the season-opening win.
Darrelle Revis’ 4th quarter interception and Nick Folk’s game-winning 50-yard field goal with 27 seconds helped Rex Ryan and the New York Jets upset the Dallas Cowboys, 27-24.
Mark Sanchez threw for 335 yards with two touchdowns and an interception for the Jets.
In his return to NFL regular season action Plaxico Burress picked up 72 yards and a touchdown.
Plaxico Burress says getting back to football after being out for two years was like riding a bike.
Tony Romo passed for two touchdowns to go with his 342 yards and of course the interception that completely changed the game.
Tony Romo says the loss is his fault.
Dallas came into the game with an all-time record of 241-0-and-1 when leading by 14-or-more points in the fourth quarter.
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