Week 1 surely met all expectations with upsets in some areas and pure dominance in others. Monday nights Marquee match-ups both showed as nothing short of thrilling, knowing the under dogs fought to the end but the favorites stood on top when the final horn sounded. Check for all NFL week 1 scores below.
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Pittsburgh Steelers 13, Tennessee Titans 10 – Jedd Reed knocked one through the up rights from 33 yards away to lift Pittsburgh past the Titans in the NFL’s initial 2009 contest.
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Indianapolis Colts 14, Jacksonville Jaguars 12 – Colts Quarterback Peyton Manning earned 301 passing yards and a TD in his regular season debut.
Atlanta Falcons 19, Miami Dolphins 7 – Miami avoided the shut out with a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Philadelphia Eagles 38, Carolina Panthers 10 – The Eagles put up and impressive 28 points in the second quarter to coast in this one. Despite the victory, QB Donovan McNabb is injured with a fractured rib and remains day to day.
New York Jets 24, Houston Texans 7 – Jets Quarterback March Sanchez notched his first career win as his defense shut out the Texans in the first three quarters of play.
New Orleans Saints 45, Detroit Lions 27 – New Orleans scored 28 first half points in this highly offensive battle at the Superdome.
Denver Broncos 12, Cincinnati Bengals 7 – Broncos wide-out Brandon Stokley grabbed a deflected pass for 87 yards with 17 seconds left, scoring the final game changing touchdown.
Minnesota Vikings 34, Cleveland Browns 20 – RB Adrian Peterson scored three touchdowns from his 180 yards, making Brett Favre’s job as Minnesota’s quarterback just a little easier.
Baltimore Ravens 38, Kansas City Chiefs 24 – The Ravens racked up 21 fourth quarter points to win in convincing fashion.
Dallas Cowboys 34, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 – Quarterback Tony Romo showed his experience yesterday with the Cowboys, throwing for 353 yards and three touchdowns.
New York Giants 23, Washington Redskins 17 – Washington was able to make up some ground in the fourth with a touchdown, but failed to recover the onside kick in the final minutes.
San Francisco 49ers 20, Arizona Cardinals 16 – The Cardinals had 12 penalties for 82 yards, which definitely served as a major factor regarding this outcome.
Seattle Seahawks 28, St. Louis Rams 0 – Seattle’s offense took care of business in the second and third quarters as their defense completely shut down all Rams scoring attempts.
Green Bay Packers 21, Chicago Bears 15 – Green Bay came up with the win after scoring 11 fourth quarter points.
Monday, September 14, 2009
New England Patriots 25, Buffalo Bills 24 – Down by 11 with 2:10 minutes remaining, Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady led his team back with two touchdown passes to steal the game from Buffalo.
San Diego Chargers 24, Oakland Raiders 20 – Philip Rivers threw for a total of 252 yards and one touchdown, charging San Diego past Oakland in the fourth quarter.