2016 NFL Week 3 Recap

Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Deion Jones (45) intercepts a pass from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, not pictured, and returns it for a touchdown, in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Falcons 45
Saints 32 It wasn’t nearly as impactful as the famous Steve Gleason play exactly 10 years ago, but Deion Jones 90-yard Pick 6 was every bit as emotional for the New Orleans native. And this is the first time in my lifetime the Falcons have won a Monday Night game on the road. I’m just going to let that sink in for a moment… Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Deion Jones (45) intercepts a pass from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, not pictured, and returns it for a touchdown, in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) (AP/Butch Dill)
Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) kicks the game winning field goal against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Baltimore won 19-17. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Ravens 19
Jaguars 17 Joe Flacco’s uneven play is back, but — lucky for Charm City — so is the Ravens’ defense. The D (and Justin Tucker’s clutch play: His 54-yard game winner makes him 11-for-12 in his career when kicking with a chance to tie the game or take the lead with under two minutes left in regulation) is the reason Baltimore is 3-0 for the first time since 2009. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) (AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 25:  Danielle Hunter #99 of the Minnesota Vikings sacks Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Vikings won 22-10.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Vikings 22
Panthers 10
Like their purple counterparts, Minnesota is 3-0 for the first time since 2009, but the Vikings feel decidedly less fluky: The defense is dominant (eight sacks, three takeaways and a safety Sunday) and the new QB is playing well despite spending less than a month in Minny. While Baltimore has played a soft schedule, the Vikes have beaten the rival Packers and just held the reigning MVP to his fourth career game with no TDs and three picks. Purple Reign, indeed. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Grant Halverson)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - SEPTEMBER 25: Terrelle Pryor #11 of the Cleveland Browns rolls out during the 1st quarter against the Miami Dolphins on September 25, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)
Browns 24
Dolphins 30 (OT) The QB carousel continues to spin at a historic rate: The last team to start three different quarterbacks in their first three games of the season was the 2008 Chiefs (who finished 2-14). And in perhaps the most Browns thing ever, Cleveland is only the second team since the 1970 merger to start five different QBs in five consecutive regular season games. After his historic all-around game (and weird will to win), perhaps it’s time for even more Terrelle Pryor. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Eric Espada)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25:  Tyrod Taylor #5 of the Buffalo Bills runs for a touchdown against the Arizona CardinalArizona Cardinalsduring the second half at New Era Field on September 25, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
Cardinals 18
Bills 33 Rex Ryan says a helluva lot of stuff we should ignore, but this time he called it correctly. Buffalo is 4-1 all-time against the Cardinals and haven’t lost to them since 1971, leaving Arizona as bewildered as Wilford Brimley. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Tom Szczerbowski)
NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 25:  Bruce Irvin #51 of the Oakland Raiders causes quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Tennessee Titans to fumble during the first half at Nissan Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Raiders 17
Titans 10 Oakland’s defense finally showed up, helping the Raiders to their first 2-0 start on the road in 14 years. While they’re not Super Bowl ready like that 2002 squad, the Raiders did take another step toward ending their playoff drought. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Frederick Breedon)
GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 25: Jordy Nelson #87 of the Green Bay Packers catches a touchdown pass in the second quarter over Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on September 25, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Lions 27
Packers 34 I’m not sure whose return was more welcomed by Green Bay fans … Jordy Nelson’s or the referee’s. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Jonathan Daniel)
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25:  Trevor Siemian #13 of the Denver Broncos throws a pass during the fourth quarter of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Denver defeated Cincinnati 29-17. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)
Broncos 29
Bengals 17 Trevor Siemian is the first QB in NFL history to throw for over 300 yards and 4 TDs without an interception in his first career road start, which helps Denver start 3-0 for the second straight season (and third time in their last four seasons). Maybe Aqib Talib’s math is correct(Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images) (Getty Images/John Grieshop)
TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 25:  Los Angeles Rams quarterback Case Keenum #17 looks to make sure he made a first down during the first half of their NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. The Rams defeated the Bucs 37-32.   (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
Rams 37
Bucs 32 No wonder Mother Nature went crazy in Tampa … the Rams actually scored a touchdown with Case Keenum! (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mark Wallheiser)
SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 25:  Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks walks on the sidelines with his knee wrapped after coming out of the game in the second half against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on September 25, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Niners 18
Seahawks 37 Now this is the San Francisco team I thought we’d see in 2016: The 49ers have allowed 83 points in the two games since their Week 1 shutout and couldn’t stop a one-legged Russell Wilson even though they damn near broke his good leg. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Otto Greule Jr)
KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the New York Jets tries to throw a pass during the tackle attempt of outside linebacker Frank Zombo #51 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium during the second quarter of the game on September 25, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)
Jets 3
Chiefs 24
Generally, the only thing worse than a pick 6 is 6 picks. But consider Ryan Fitzpatrick’s company: The only other Jets QB to have an awful 6-pack of picks was none other than Joe Namath … and Broadway Joe did it three times. I’d be remiss if I didn’t take my hat off to Andy Reid … KC’s masterpiece performance tied him with his mentor Mike Holmgren for 13th on the NFL’s all-time wins list (174). If he can end the Chiefs’ Super Bowl drought, he’s a cinch Hall-of-Famer. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Peter Aiken)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 25:   Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks to pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
Steelers 3
Eagles 34 Doug Pederson and Carson Wentz are just the second rookie coach/QB tandem in NFL history to start 3-0. The other? Rex Ryan and Mark Sanchez. Don’t get comfy, Philly. And this stings for Pittsburgh: Sunday’s loss was their worst since 1989 and dropped them to 28-48-3 all-time in this Keystone Clash. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Alex Goodlett)
ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys throws against the Chicago Bears in the fourth quarter at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Bears 10
Cowboys 31 I know he was only playing the winless Chicago Bears … but Dak Prescott looks so good … (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Ronald Martinez)
FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 22:  Jacoby Brissett #7 of the New England Patriots celebrates scoring a touchdown during the first quarter against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on September 22, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)
Texans 0
Patriots 27 This is exactly what I was talking about last week: New England is so good they can buoy up an unheralded rookie by catering an offense to his skill set on the fly, get the ground game to take the lead against a stout defense, shut down the best defensive player on the planet and get the defense to pitch the Pats’ first shut out in four years. Be very afraid of the Patriots. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Adam Glanzman)
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Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Deion Jones (45) intercepts a pass from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, not pictured, and returns it for a touchdown, in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) kicks the game winning field goal against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Baltimore won 19-17. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 25:  Danielle Hunter #99 of the Minnesota Vikings sacks Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Vikings won 22-10.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - SEPTEMBER 25: Terrelle Pryor #11 of the Cleveland Browns rolls out during the 1st quarter against the Miami Dolphins on September 25, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25:  Tyrod Taylor #5 of the Buffalo Bills runs for a touchdown against the Arizona CardinalArizona Cardinalsduring the second half at New Era Field on September 25, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 25:  Bruce Irvin #51 of the Oakland Raiders causes quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Tennessee Titans to fumble during the first half at Nissan Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 25: Jordy Nelson #87 of the Green Bay Packers catches a touchdown pass in the second quarter over Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on September 25, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25:  Trevor Siemian #13 of the Denver Broncos throws a pass during the fourth quarter of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Denver defeated Cincinnati 29-17. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 25:  Los Angeles Rams quarterback Case Keenum #17 looks to make sure he made a first down during the first half of their NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. The Rams defeated the Bucs 37-32.   (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 25:  Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks walks on the sidelines with his knee wrapped after coming out of the game in the second half against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on September 25, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 25: Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the New York Jets tries to throw a pass during the tackle attempt of outside linebacker Frank Zombo #51 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium during the second quarter of the game on September 25, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 25:   Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks to pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys throws against the Chicago Bears in the fourth quarter at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 22:  Jacoby Brissett #7 of the New England Patriots celebrates scoring a touchdown during the first quarter against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on September 22, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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