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Packers ride defense to open season with a win

Packers ride defense to open season with a win

In between those two scores, Seattle used the running of Chris Carson and Wilson to get to the Green Bay 3 for a first-and-goal. The 6-foot-3 King gives coordinator Dom Capers needed length to help with press coverage. Rodgers didn't have his best game , but he was able to draw Seattle offsides repeatedly with some excellent hard counts. Tight end and mismatch nightmare Jimmy Graham , who was starting to regain his previous form a year ago, was held to just one catch against the ...


Jacoby Brissett takes over at quarterback for Colts, Tolzien benched

Jacoby Brissett takes over at quarterback for Colts, Tolzien benched

The report also stated that a practice debut for Luck is expected "sooner rather than later". Colts owner Jim Irsay and the rest of the Indianapolis front office and coaching staff did a disservice to their franchise and fan base by starting Tolzien this week.


Ron Rivera: Cam Newton 'ready to roll'

Ron Rivera: Cam Newton 'ready to roll'

While the Panthers couldn't get the production they may have wanted to see from rookie running back Christian McCaffrey in the backfield, they did get some solid scoring elsewhere in the win, albeit against a weak 49ers defense. Rathman honored - The 49ers enshrined former fullback Tom Rathman into their hall of fame Saturday night and then honored him at halftime Sunday.



Bears fall short in opener against Falcons

At running back the Bears have last year's second leading rusher in second year back Jordan Howard- despite him only starting 13 games as a rookie. Cohen, on his breakaway run, appeared bottled up in the backfield before reversing field and breaking a 46-yard run against the Atlanta Falcons .


Is Tennessee Titans WR Taywan Taylor a Sleeper?

Is Tennessee Titans WR Taywan Taylor a Sleeper?

Credit to the Titans for trying to make things interesting, but giving a dynamic offense like the Raiders a short field is perhaps not the best idea. Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota would find pay dirt on a 10-yard scramble to tie it up. Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree were more physical than in years past, and Jared Cook played extremely well. Hard to believe that with all the offensive hype going into the game.