Week Three In Review

Notes:

  • Despite having to start third-string rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick created a masterful game plan that flattened the Houston Texans 27-0.
  • The Buffalo Bills upset the Arizona Cardinals 33-18.
  • The Minnesota Vikings advanced to 3-0 by defeating the Carolina Panthers 22-10.
  • Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian threw four touchdowns and no interceptions during the Broncos’ 29-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Behind QB Aaron Rodgers’s four touchdowns, the Green Bay Packers edged the Detroit Lions 34-27
  • The Baltimore Ravens are still undefeated after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 19-17.
  • The Miami Dolphins edged the Cleveland Browns 30-24 in overtime.
  • The Washington Redskins mounted a comeback and defeated the New York Giants 29-27.
  • The Oakland Raiders edged the Tennessee Titans 17-10.
  • The Seattle Seahawks flattened the San Francisco 49ers 37-18.
  • The Los Angeles Rams advanced to 2-1 by defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • The Indianapolis Colts edged the San Diego Chargers 26-22.
  • The New York Jets sunk to 1-2 with a 24-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles remain undefeated after flattening the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-3.
  • The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Chicago Bears 31-17.
  • The Atlanta Falcons outpaced the New Orleans Saints 45-32.

Pryor Plays WR, QB, and Safety in Browns’ Loss

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor made history during Cleveland’s 30-24 overtime loss to the Miami Dolphins. Pryor is the first player since the 1970 AFL/NFL merger to have at least three pass attempts, three rushes, and three receptions in a game.

If that wasn’t enough, Pryor also played safety during a Dolphins’ Hail Mary attempt.

Pryor lined up at quarterback 14 times, totaling three completions on five pass attempts. Pryor also tallied 21 rushing yards and a touchdown on four carries and eight receptions for 144 yards.

The Browns started third-string rookie QB Cody Kessler, who  completed 21 of 33 attempts for 244 yards. Kessler also lost a fumble.

The Browns dropped to 0-3, and will play the Washington Redskins next week.

Week Three Picks

Picks:

  • Houston over New England
  • Arizona over Buffalo
  • Carolina over Minnesota
  • Denver over Cincinnati
  • Detroit over Green Bay
  • Baltimore over Jacksonville
  • Miami over Cleveland
  • Washington over New York (G)
  • Oakland over Tennessee
  • Seattle over San Francisco
  • Tampa Bay over Los Angeles
  • Indianapolis over San Diego
  • New York (J) over Kansas City
  • Pittsburgh over Philadelphia
  • Dallas over Chicago
  • Atlanta over New Orleans

Week Two In Review

Headlines:

  • The Buffalo Bills lost to the New York Jets 37-31 and fired offensive coordinator Greg Roman the next day.
  • The Carolina Panthers surged late and defeated the San Francisco 49ers 46-27.
  • The Baltimore Ravens overcame a 20-point lead and defeated the Cleveland Browns 25-20.
  • The Tennessee Titans edged the Detroit Lions 16-15.
  • The Houston Texans advanced to 2-0 by defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 19-12.
  • The Miami Dolphins’ comeback bid fell short during their 31-24 loss to the New England Patriots.
  • The New York Giants contained the New Orleans Saints’ offense during their 16-13 victory.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers downed a division foe, the Cincinnati Bengals, 24-16.
  • The Dallas Cowboys edged the Washington Redskins 27-23.
  • The Arizona Cardinals trounced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 40-7.
  • The Los Angeles Rams notched their first win in LA by defeating the Seattle Seahawks 9-3.
  • The Denver Broncos’ defense scored two touchdowns during the Broncos’ 34-20 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
  • The Atlanta Falcons upset the Oakland Raiders 35-28.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars stumbled to a 38-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers.
  • In his first start with the team, quarterback Sam Bradford led the Minnesota Vikings to a 17-14 victory over the Green Bay Packers.
  • Philadelphia Eagles rookie QB Carson Wentz is now 2-0 as a starter after the Eagles defeated the Chicago Bears 29-14.

Week Two Picks

Picks:

  • New York (J) over Buffalo
  • Carolina over San Francisco
  • Baltimore over Cleveland
  • Detroit over Tennessee
  • Kansas City over Houston
  • New England over Miami
  • New York (G) over New Orleans
  • Pittsburgh over Cincinnati
  • Washington over Dallas
  • Arizona over Tampa Bay
  • Seattle over Los Angeles
  • Denver over Indianapolis
  • Oakland over Atlanta
  • San Diego over Jacksonville
  • Green Bay over Minnesota
  • Philadelphia over Chicago

Week One In Review

Notes:

  • The Denver Broncos downed the Carolina Panthers 21-20 behind running back CJ Anderson’s two-touchdown performance.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston threw four touchdowns during the Bucs’ 31-24 victory over the Falcons.
  • The Baltimore Ravens kept the Buffalo Bills in check during their 13-7 victory.
  • The Houston Texans defeated the Chicago Bears 23-14.
  • The Green Bay Packers edged the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-23.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs overcame a 21-point third quarter deficit to defeat the San Diego Chargers 33-27 in overtime.
  • Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio’s gutsy decision to attempt a two-point conversion was the difference in the Raiders’ 35-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
  • Despite allowing seven sacks, the Cincinnati Bengals defeated the New York Jets 23-22.
  • Philadelphia Eagles rookie QB Carson Wentz had a great NFL debut as the Eagles defeated the Cleveland Browns 29-10.
  • The Minnesota Vikings downed the Tennessee Titans 25-16.
  • The Seattle Seahawks narrowly defeated the Miami Dolphins 12-10.
  • The New York Giants maintained their lead and defeated the Dallas Cowboys 20-19.
  • The Detroit Lions outpaced the Indianapolis Colts 39-35.
  • Despite Tom Brady’s suspension, the New England Patriots defeated the Arizona Cardinals 23-21.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers trounced the Washington Redskins 38-16.
  • The San Francisco 49ers flattened the Los Angeles Rams 28-0.

Wentz Leads Eagles to Victory over Cleveland

Rookie quarterback Carson Wentz led the Philadelphia Eagles to a 29-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns.

Despite playing only 38 snaps this preseason, Wentz had a great NFL debut. He completed 22 passes on 37 attempts for 278 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions.

On his first drive, Wentz manufactured a nine play, 75-yard drive that ended with a touchdown pass to wide receiver Jordan Matthews.

When the Eagles traded then-starting QB Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings and named Wentz their starter last week, it was very surprising to see the amount of confidence they had in a rookie who barely played in the preseason. Wentz’s potential was on full display today, but his challenge for this season is to play at that level week in and week out.