The Sunday frenzy returned to the NFL with the Week 1 from Season 2021, in which the Pittsburgh Steelers demonstrated breed of champions before one of the most powerful of the American Conference. In addition, Cincinnati Bengals won in the last second of overtime surprisingly to the Minnesota Vikings.
NFL Week 1 Results
Aaron Rodgers giving pity after his entire novel in the summer, twice intercepted and replaced by Jordan Love. A rickety start to the season for the legendary Green Bay quarterback, as New Orleans kicked off the post-Drew Brees era with Jameis Winston at the controls, who threw to ¡cinco touchdowns!
There was no rematch for Cleveland after the dramatic loss in the past Playoffs. In Week 1 Kansas City won again, although everything indicates that it will not be the last time they meet. This was the tenth time Patrick Mahomes managed to come back a disadvantage of more than 10 points thanks to four total scores.
Teddy Bridgewater debuted in Denver with two touchdowns, Melvin Gordon surpassed 100 yards to a comfortable 27-7 lead. The bad news for the Broncos is injury to receiver Jerry Jeudy, a leader in receptions this afternoon and who appears to have suffered a serious ankle injury.
The Mac Jones era in New England left some glimpsesBut it is clear that from the dynasty that dominated the NFL for almost 20 years, there is nothing left on the field of play. This time Miami went to Foxborough, where they always suffer, to impose tightly with the rookie catcher Jaylen Waddle’s first league touchdown.
Although Buffalo was a betting favorite by up to 11 points, Pittsburgh showed that it is always a major contender in the NFL. The special teams they sealed the victory blocking a punt and they returned it to the promised zone, in a streak that the Steelers mounted of 20 points without response.
Jalen Hurts did what he wanted with the Atlanta defense by passing to three annotations, including one to DeVonta Smith, the collegiate Heisman Trophy winner who had his first NFL game with Philadelphia.
For Atlanta it will be a very long season with Matt Ryan on the decline and a defense that does not stop even a taxi.
San Francisco had a 38-10 advantageBut toward the end Detroit tried the miracle despite not having its best receiver, Tyrrell Williams, on the field for a hit to the head in the first half. A highlight of the Niners that both Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance had a touchdown pass.
As incredible as it may seem, Derrick Henry barely ran for 57 yards and that doomed the Titans, who at home were beaten by Kyler Murray. Arizona’s QB was unstoppable with four passes to the diagonals and a seven-point run. On defense, Chandler Jones had five sacks from quarterback off Ryan Tannehill.
In the first week we were within five seconds of the first tie between Minnesota and Cincinnati, but a key fourth-down conversion of Joe Burrow to CJ Uzomah in overtime he put in position Evan McPherson, the Bengals’ rookie kicker for the upset victory.
Sam Darnold played against his former team and took the win with a touchdown pass to Robby Anderson and a personal run to the end zone. For those of New York, Zach Wilson debutó at quarterback and had two meetings in the promised zone with Corey Davis.
As in the beginning of 2020, Russell Wilson was devastating through the air with four TD passes, two of them to Tyler Lockett; on Indy’s side, Carson Wentz made his debut as the new quarterback, but suffered pressure from Seattle’s defensive line.
- Chargers 20-16 Washington
Two Antonio Gibson fumbles and a hip problem for Ryan Fitzpatrick that took him out of the game left the Football Team in a bad position, which at home began with a loss to the Chargers, which without looking as explosive as the previous year were effective against the losses of the rival’s ball.
The expected debut de Trevor Lawrence as the # 1 overall draft pick he was not as subtle as expected and suffered his first defeat despite being wide favorites against Houston. To the rookie they intercepted him three times, although he got three annotations, although a couple of those already with the scoreboard with a wide margin against up to 34-7.
This was the game that started the season last Thursday, in which Dallas came very close to hitting the champions, but Tom Brady led the last offensive series (with controversy included for an unmarked infraction) that put Tampa Bay in field goal position, hit by Ryan Succopp in the last second.