The Top Teams, Performances & Highlights of Week 1 in the NFL
Heaven for football fans has finally returned. The first Sunday of the NFL season was a wild one full of drama as teams with renewed hope began their quest for a Super Bowl. We have five teams who stood out and multiple players who put up big days. You can find highlights to every Sunday game at the bottom of this section, but there’s one more game to play before we round out Week 1.
Top Teams: Cardinals, 49ers, Eagles, Saints, Rams
Five teams stole the offensive spotlight on Sunday, including four teams above with 20-point victories. The 49ers only won by eight, but they put up 41. The Eagles, Cardinals, Saints, and Rams all won blowouts.
QB Kyler Murray (ARI): 21/32, 319 total yards, 5 TDs
QB Jalen Hurts (PHI): 27/35, 326 total yards, 3 TDs
QB Russell Wilson (SEA): 18/23, 263 total yards, 4 TDs
QB Matthew Stafford (LAR): 20/26, 321 yards, 3 TDs
RB Joe Mixon (CIN): 29 car. 127 yards, 1 TD
WR DeAndre Hopkins (ARI): 6 rec. 83 yards, 2 TDs
All Scores & Highlights
Eagles def. Falcons (32-6) | Steelers def. Bills (23-16) | Bengals def. Vikings (27-24, OT) | 49ers def. Lions (41-33) | Cardinals def. Titans (38-13) | Seahawks def. Colts (28-16) | Chargers def. Washington (20-16) | Panthers def. Jets (19-14) | Texans def. Jaguars (37-21) | Chiefs def. Browns (33-29) | Dolphins def. Patriots (17-16) | Saints def. Packers (38-3) | Broncos def. Giants (27-13) | Rams def. Bears (34-14)
Tonight: Monday Night Football
Ravens at Raiders (8:15 pm ET)
CBS Sports: NFL Week 1 Grades for Every Team on Sunday
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