- Injuries pile up in aftermath of terrible (41-14) beating in Seattle…LB-Manti Te’o is out with a sprained left foot-got hurt towards end of first half-played 36-snaps in game…Last year injured right foot in camp-missed a large amount of first half of season….DE-Sean Lissimore is out with a sprained ankle and will not practice nor play in the next week….S-Jaleel Addae-hamstring-will sit at least a week.
– Saturday Night Games –
Green Bay-W-St. Louis (21-7)
- Pacers QB-Aaron Rodgers red-hot in victory (11-13) 123P-1TD…Backup QB-Scott Tolzien (107P) off the bench…Rams QB-Sam Bradford-lst game back from knee surgery last year (9-12) 101P-1TD.
- 3rd string QB-Ryan Nassib rallies Giants from (26-0) deficit…Giants score 27P-in-4th Quarter…Nassib throws 2-TDs final 7-minutes of game…Nassib (11-15) 158P in win…Colts QB-Andrew Luck (189P) in loss….Giants star QB-Eli Manning miserable in new West Coast offense (1-7) passing.
- Ugly game-Jets hit with 7-personal foul penalties..QB-Geno Smith (98P-20R)….Backup QB-Michael Vick (70P-16R)….Bengals QB-Andy Dalton (8-8) 144P in impressive start.
- Ravens KR-Deonte Thompson 108Y-TD return…QB-Joe Flacco (113P) 1TD…DE-Courtney Upshaw 26-TD-Fumble recovery….Cowboys QB-Tony Romo (4-5) 80P in first start since back surgery…Backup QB-Brandon Weeden (129P)….Cowboys outgain Ravens (397-331) total offense but lose again.
- Steelers QB-Ben Roethlisberger razor sharp (128P) 2TD….Threw 16-76Y TD passes…..Bills QB-EJ Manuel (148P) in loss….Neither team ran the ball well at all.
Miami-W-Tampa Bay (20-14)
- Dolphins QB-Matt Moore (158P) 2TD coming off the bench….Andre Hal-64TD-interception…Miami starting QB-Ryan Tannehill (110P)…Dolphins defense 5QBX-2 Takeaways.
- Vikings spirited comeback scoring 17P in 4th quarter…Rookie QB-Teddy Bridgewater threw 2TD passes in final 7-minuts of game to key Vikes win…QB-Matt Cassell (153P) 1TD….Cardinals QB-Carson Palmer (91P).
- Texans rally from awful first game loss to pound Falcons…Jon Grimes scored TD on blocked punt….Andre Hal 64-TD-interceptions…DE-Jadeveon Clowney had TL-QBX on first series….QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick (97P) TD in Texans win.
– Sunday Preview –
- Peyton Manning-Colin Kaeperneck both expected to play entire first half….Great matchup of offenses….Real test for rebuilt Broncos secondary, Aqib Talib, TJ Ward, to see how the holdup against Niners big receivers Anquan Boldin and Stevie Johnson…Broncos beat Seattle last week, try to make it 2nd in row against 49ers.
- Panthers QB-Cam Newton makes first start coming off ankle surgery in off season….Chiefs beset by injuries to secondary in camp, and now WR-Dwayne Bowe suspension to start the season..Chiefs without star S-Eric Berry-on going heel issues.