2016 NFL Week 2 Recap

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Eagles 29
Bears 14 Even though the Bears are who we thought they were, Carson Wentz is just the second rookie QB to win a road game at Soldier Field in the last 15 seasons. Jim Kelly indeed. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) (AP/Nam Y. Huh)
LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 18: Running back Alfred Morris #46 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after scoring a fourth quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on September 18, 2016 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Cowboys 27
Redskins 23 While Alfred Morris scoring the game-winning touchdown in his return to Landover is so typical Redskins, this is Sunday’s most damning stat of all: Dallas is 2-14 in their last 16 games without Tony Romo. Both wins are at FedEx Field. This is significantly worse than the Cowboys’ lone win in 1990 coming at RFK. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Patrick Smith)
Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker C.J. Mosley (57) celebrates with strong safety Eric Weddle (32) after intercepting a pass in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Cleveland. Baltimore won 25-20. (AP Photo/David Richard)
Ravens 25
Browns 20 Baltimore’s 20-point comeback is their second largest in franchise history and has them off to their first 2-0 start since 2009. This was a fitting tribute to the late Clarence Brooks. Memo to Hue Jackson: Cleveland fans may be gluttons for punishment, but they aren’t stupid. The Dawg Pound will never love you if you keep blowing historic leads at home…especially to the old Browns. (AP Photo/David Richard) (AP/David Richard)
PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 18:  DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates his touchdown reception in the fourth quarter during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on September 18, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
Bengals 16
Steelers 24 This playoff rematch between division rivals lacked the vitriol we were promised, but not the dramatic result. Pittsburgh continues their dominance over Cincy (5th win in the last six regular season meetings) en route to their first 2-0 start in six years. Don’t be surprised if, like 2010, this is another Super Bowl season. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Joe Sargent)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 18: Quarterback  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints looks to pass against the New York Giants  during the first quarter at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Saints 13
Giants 16 This is why we love the NFL. Last year, these two teams played in a 52-49 barnburner. This year, it’s a defensive struggle on a day when Drew Brees made history by passing Dan Marino for 3rd on the career passing yards list. Irony is fun. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Michael Reaves)
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton talks to the media after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. The Panthers won 46-27. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
49ers 27
Panthers 46 Cam Newton’s fourth career 4 TD passing game matches all the previous 4 TD passing games in franchise history. While you wrap your head around that, also consider the reigning MVP might actually be better now that he’s got Kelvin Benjamin back in the lineup. If Benjamin can get a matching hat, this might be the most prolific duo since Vern and Johnny. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone) (AP/Bob Leverone)
DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 18:  Theo Riddick #25 of the Detroit Lions is brought down by Daimion Stafford #24 of the Tennessee Titans during a game at Ford Field on September 18, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Titans 16
Lions 15 Detroit had more penalties (franchise-record 17) than points (15) against a team that has won just four times in the last two years. This is going to be a long season in Motown… (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Stacy Revere)
New England Patriots quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) drops back to pass as Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips (97) and linebacker Jelani Jenkins (53) rush during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Dolphins 24
Patriots 31 If anyone can survive playing two games with their third string QB, it’s New England. But if the Pats win both starts by Jacoby Brissett, I’ll be convinced the NFL we watch is actually Sully from Southie playing Madden. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) (AP/Charles Krupa)
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18:  J.J. Watt #99 and  Jadeveon Clowney #90 of the Houston Texans celebrate a play in the first quarter of their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at NRG Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Chiefs 12
Texans 19 Houston doesn’t have a problem on defense; J.J. Watt is dominating despite preseason back surgery, Jadeveon Clowney is finally starting to look like the beast they drafted him to be and the Texans’ D hasn’t allowed a touchdown in their last six quarters. Now if they can just get the offense to be decent… (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Scott Halleran)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:  Quarterback Case Keenum #17 of the Los Angeles Rams calls signals to teammates during the second quarter of the home opening NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Coliseum on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Seahawks 3
Rams 9 The Rams won their first game in Los Angeles in 7,987 days but have yet to score a touchdown this season with a QB that sees more dead people than Haley Joel Osment. We can just add that to Pete Carroll’s homecoming embarrassment; his Seahawks are 1-4 against the mediocre Rams since the start of 2014 despite going 22-7 against the rest of the NFL in that span. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Jeff Gross)
Arizona Cardinals defensive back Marcus Cooper (41) celebrates his touchdown after an interception with teammate cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Bucs 7
Cardinals 40 Now this is the Arizona Cardinals I thought we’d see in 2016. The defense was dominant, Carson Palmer was airing it out and the Cards put together their fifth 40-point game since the start of last season. Don’t count on it being the last this year, either. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (AP/Rick Scuteri)
SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:   Jeremiah Attaochu #97,  Melvin Ingram #54, and  Corey Liuget #94 of the San Diego Chargers chase  Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars from the pocket during the second half of a game at Qualcomm Stadium on September 18, 2016 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
Jaguars 14
Chargers 38 San Diego has outscored their opponents 42-3 in the first half this season and Blake Bortles has won just one road game in his career. Is it too late to swap my preseason predictions for these teams? (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Sean M. Haffey)
OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Jamize Olawale #49 of the Oakland Raiders runs with the ball against the Atlanta Falcons during their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 18, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)
Falcons 35
Raiders 28 Reason #287 to move the Black Hole to Las Vegas: Oakland has lost three straight home openers and are just 6-11 at home since 2014. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images) (Jason O. Watson)
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 18:  Running back Frank Gore #23 of the Indianapolis Colts shrugs off free safety Darian Stewart #26 of the Denver Broncos to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 18, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Colts 20
Broncos 34 In the first half, Frank Gore passed Franco Harris to get to 13th place on the NFL’s career rushing list. This is even more impressive when you consider he’s damn near as old as Franco Harris. Denver is 2-0 for the 4th straight season even though some guy named Trevor Siemian is their starting QB. Maybe the Broncos D really is good enough to carry them back to the playoffs (yes, even without Demarcus Ware for a month)… (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Dustin Bradford)
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, center, celebrates with teammates Stefon Diggs, left, and quarterback Sam Bradford, right, after catching an 8-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
Packers 14
Vikings 17 Minnesota might not be crazy after all…Sam Bradford christened US Bank Stadium by setting a Vikings-record 286 passing yards in a debut performance and made Stefon Diggs his new favorite target (9-for-9, 182 yards, 1 TD when throwing to the former Terp). Depending on the status of Adrian Peterson’s knee, the Vikes seem to still be on track to beat the Pack for the NFC North crown. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King) (AP/Andy Clayton-King)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15:  Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the New York Jets throws a pass against the Buffalo Bills during the first half at New Era Field on September 15, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
Jets 37
Bills 31
Even with Darrelle Revis regressing before our eyes (and clearly not doing his homework), Ryan Fitzpatrick got the better of a Rex Ryan defense for just the second time in 10 career meetings. Buffalo scapegoated their offensive coordinator but with Arizona and New England next on the Bills’ docket, we’re about to learn the D is the real problem. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Brett Carlsen)
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 18: Running back Alfred Morris #46 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after scoring a fourth quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on September 18, 2016 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker C.J. Mosley (57) celebrates with strong safety Eric Weddle (32) after intercepting a pass in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Cleveland. Baltimore won 25-20. (AP Photo/David Richard)
PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 18:  DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates his touchdown reception in the fourth quarter during the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on September 18, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 18: Quarterback  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints looks to pass against the New York Giants  during the first quarter at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton talks to the media after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. The Panthers won 46-27. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 18:  Theo Riddick #25 of the Detroit Lions is brought down by Daimion Stafford #24 of the Tennessee Titans during a game at Ford Field on September 18, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
New England Patriots quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) drops back to pass as Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips (97) and linebacker Jelani Jenkins (53) rush during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18:  J.J. Watt #99 and  Jadeveon Clowney #90 of the Houston Texans celebrate a play in the first quarter of their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at NRG Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:  Quarterback Case Keenum #17 of the Los Angeles Rams calls signals to teammates during the second quarter of the home opening NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Coliseum on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Arizona Cardinals defensive back Marcus Cooper (41) celebrates his touchdown after an interception with teammate cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:   Jeremiah Attaochu #97,  Melvin Ingram #54, and  Corey Liuget #94 of the San Diego Chargers chase  Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars from the pocket during the second half of a game at Qualcomm Stadium on September 18, 2016 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Jamize Olawale #49 of the Oakland Raiders runs with the ball against the Atlanta Falcons during their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 18, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 18:  Running back Frank Gore #23 of the Indianapolis Colts shrugs off free safety Darian Stewart #26 of the Denver Broncos to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 18, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, center, celebrates with teammates Stefon Diggs, left, and quarterback Sam Bradford, right, after catching an 8-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15:  Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the New York Jets throws a pass against the Buffalo Bills during the first half at New Era Field on September 15, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

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