Best games of NFL Week 1: Bucs vs. Cowboys, plus surprising endings – FOX Sports

Best games of NFL Week 1: Bucs vs. Cowboys, plus surprising endings - FOX Sports

Week 1 of the NFL continues Sunday with an action-packed slate, featuring some shocking finishes in Cincinnati and Tennessee, plus a statement win in Minnesota.

Sunday Night Football rounded out the day with Tom Brady and the Buccaneers taking on the Dallas Cowboys.

Justin Jefferson goes for 184 receiving yards, two TDs in the Vikings’ win against the Packers

Justin Jefferson goes for 184 receiving yards, two TDs in the Vikings' win against the Packers

Justin Jefferson could not be stopped against the Packers as he went for 184 receiving yards and two touchdowns to help the Minnesota Vikings capture a 23-7 victory.

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Here are the key plays from Sunday’s action.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Dallas Cowboys

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New Orleans Saints 27, Atlanta Falcons 26

Winston talks to Manning

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QB sat down with Cooper Manning to talk all things New Orleans.

New Orleans strikes first

Saints quarterback Taysom Hill rushes 11 yards for the home team’s first score of the day after a five-play, 77-yard drive.

ATL takes a two-point lead

After a Cordarelle Patterson touchdown in the second quarter, Marcus Mariota scored his first touchdown as a Falcon on a two-yard run, putting Atlanta up 23–10 in the third quarter.


Minnesota Vikings 23, Green Bay Packers 7

Packers get on the board

AJ Dillon entered the end zone for Green Bay, cutting the lead of the Vikings to 20-7.

Jefferson strikes again

Kirk Cousins ​​hit Justin Jefferson for a 36-yard touchdown, his second of the day.

Vikings start strong

Cousins ​​connected with Jefferson on a five-yard opening drive touchdown.

New York Giants 21, Tennessee Titans 20

Titans miss a game-winning field goal

Randy Bullock missed a 47-yard field goal as time expired.

Giants convert two-point conversion

After a touchdown pass to Chris Myarick, New York converted a two-point conversion to take the lead when Daniel Jones got the ball to Saquon Barkley.

Titans get the lead back

Ryan Tannehill hit Dontrell Hilliard for their second touchdown of the day.

Giants tie it up

Jones hit Sterling Shepard for a 65-yard touchdown, tying the game at 13.

Saquon Barkley is setting giants on fire

Barkley broke free for a 68-yard run, soon followed by a four-yard touchdown run.

Titans force a turnover

The Titans stopped New York’s second-quarter drive when Jeffery Simmons strip-sacked Jones.

Titans strike first

Tannehill connected with Hilliard for an eight-yard touchdown on the team’s opening drive, giving the Titans a 7–0 lead.

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Kansas City Chiefs 44, Arizona Cardinals 21

Cardinals score a late touchdown

Kyler Murray hit Zach Ertz for a six-yard touchdown.

Chiefs win again

After Murray found Marquise Brown for a touchdown, the Chiefs responded with Isiah Pacheco finding the end zone.

The failure is on

Patrick Mahomes hit Mecole Hardman for his fifth passing touchdown of the day, giving Kansas City a 37-7 lead.

Leaders take control

Mahomes connected with Jody Fortson to give the Chiefs a 30-7 lead.

Patrick Mahomes strikes again

Mahomes hit Clyde Edwards-Helaire for the team’s third touchdown and the running back’s second.

Cardinals enter the board

James Conner ran it at the goal line to get the Cardinals on the board.

The first shovel pass of the year

Mahomes has his first shovel pass of the season, popping the ball to Edwards-Helaire for the team’s second touchdown of the day.

Heads out early to lead

Mahomes tied up with Travis Kelce for the Chiefs’ first touchdown of the year.

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Las Vegas Raiders 19, Los Angeles Chargers 24

Raiders narrow the gap

Derek Carr hit Davante Adams for the wide out’s first touchdown as a Raider.

Chargers respond

Justin Herbert hit Gerald Everett for an 18-yard score, putting the Chargers up 24-10.

Raiders get their first touchdown

Carr hit Brandon Bolden for an 18-yard score to open the second half.

Chargers take a two-score lead

Herbert hit DeAndre Carter for a 23-yard touchdown, putting the Chargers up 17-3.

Chargers select Derek Carr

Up 10-3, Drue Tranquill caught Carr before the half.

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Chicago Bears 19, San Francisco 49ers 10

Rain, rain, go away

The weather is already a concern in Chicago, as the field is almost soaked before kickoff.

Strong front

It didn’t take long for the 49ers’ defense to get to the quarterback, as Samson Ebukam got the sack on Fields.

Deebo is men for six!

Deebo Samuel barrels in for a six-yard touchdown run, putting the 49ers up 7–0.

Fields connects with Pettis

Dante Pettis catches a pass from Fields for a 51-yard touchdown, putting the Bruins on the board.

Chicago takes the lead

Equanimeous St. Brown rolls in an 18-yard pass from Fields for a touchdown after a 10-play, 83-yard drive.

Lance throws INT

Eddie Jackson intercepts an intended pass from Trey Lance.

Chicago extends lead

Khalil Herbert runs it for a three-yard touchdown run, bringing the Bears lead to 19-10.

Washington Commanders 28, Jacksonville Jaguars 22

Family first

Carson Wentz is the new starter in Washington, and he checked in with his lucky charms before the game.

First strike

The Commanders first entered the end zone after a 4-yard touchdown pass from Wentz to Curtis Samuel.

Wentz connects with Dotson

Dotson scores his first career touchdown on a seven-yard reception from Carson Wentz.

Robinson scores for Jags

James Robinson rushes for 11 yards, putting the Jags up eight in the fourth quarter.

Wentz makes it interesting

Carson Wentz connects with Tommy McLaurin for 49 yards to bring the Commanders within two points, but the two-point conversion fails.

Cleveland Browns 26, Carolina Panthers 24

He came back

Baker Mayfield is back in Cleveland. This could get spicy.

Mayfield throws a pick

Grant Delpit catches a deep throw from Mayfield, on the Carolina 38-yard line.

Browns enter the board

Kareem Hunt picked off a pass from Jacoby Brissett for a one-yard touchdown.

Cleveland is up by two scores

Hunt went for his second touchdown of the afternoon on a 24-yard rush, capping an eight-play, 78-yard drive.

Miles Garrett reintroduces himself to Mayfield

Baker dropped back to pass, Garrett was there, quickly, to reintroduce himself to his former QB.

Mayfield responds, wins against his old team

Mayfield brings the Panthers within a score with a seven-yard rush against his former squad.

Mayfield makes it interesting!

Mayfield makes it interesting midway through the fourth quarter after hooking up with tight end Robbie Anderson for a 765-yard touchdown pass, cutting Cleveland’s lead to 23-21.

Cade York wins it for Cleveland

Following a Panthers field goal, putting them up by three late in the fourth, Browns rookie Cade York’s first game-winning field goal comes as the final play of the game for 58 yards. Browns win.

Philadelphia Eagles 38, Detroit Lions 35

Methodical march

The Lions scored first, thanks to a 1-yard run by Jamaal Williams to cap a 9-play, 75-yard drive, taking up 4:45.

Philly is on the board

Jalen Hurts scores on a one-yard run after a 13-play, 82-yard drive.

Sanders instead of six!

Miles Sanders takes it for a touchdown on a one-yard touchdown run, helping Philly gain control of the game in the second quarter, 14-7.

Pick-six for Affiliate!

Joining the onslaught is James Bradberry, who intercepted a Goff pass and returned it 27 yards for a Philly score. The Eagles lead 21-7.

Detroit responds

D’Andre Swift of the Lions scores on a seven-yard touchdown run, pulling them within a touchdown of Philly.

Pittsburgh Steelers 23, Cincinnati Bengals 20, Ot


Pittsburgh got on the board early when Minkah Fitzpatrick singled off Joe Burrow and scored.

Burrows grope!

Burrow failed to observe his blind side and lost the ball when he finished for a pass after being hit by Cam Heyward.

Burrow with INT #2

Burrow continued his rough start when TJ Watt intercepts one of his intended passes. This is Cincy’s third turnover of the half.

Steelers win again

Mitchell Trubisky hit Najee Harris on a two-yard touchdown pass following Watt’s interception.

Burrow with his first TD pass of the season

Joe Burrow throws a two-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Boyd for Cincy’s first touchdown of the afternoon.

Pitt finally wins!

After a marathon of overtime and a collection of missed game-winning field goals, Pittsburgh seals the deal with a 53-yard field goal by Chris Boswell.

Indianapolis Colts 20, Houston Texans 20, Ot

Matt Ryan throws an INT

Matt Ryan dropped back to pass and threw the ball right into the hands of Jerry Hughes.

Houston on the board first

OJ Howard gets his first career touchdown reception on a 16-yard touchdown reception from Davis Mills.

Big game out of the half!

The Houston Texans hit a pass from Mills to Brandon Cooks for a 42-yard reception.

Matty Ryan ties it up!

Matt Ryan captures Michael Pittman Jr. on a 15-yard pass, tying the game at 20 with 1:54 remaining.

Miami Dolphins 20, New England Patriots 7

Mac Jones gropes

The Miami Dolphins scored their first touchdown on a Mac Jones streak-six.

Waddle scores

Jaylen Waddle rolls in a 42-yard pass from Tua Tagovailoa for a former Crimson Tide tight end, pushing Miami up by 17 in the first half.

Patriots answer in the third

New England responded in the biggest way to start the second half, capitalizing on a 15-play, 92-yard drive that took up the first 8:21 of the third quarter with a six-yard pass from Jones to Ty Montgomery.

Baltimore Ravens 24, New York Jets 10

Jackson scores first!

Devin Duvernay catches a pass from Lamar Jackson for a 25-yard touchdown and the first of the season.

Jackson is warming up!

The Jackson-Duvernay connection continues, as they connect for a 17-yard touchdown, putting Baltimore up 17-3 in the third quarter.

A hat trick for Jackson

Five minutes after his last touchdown pass, Jackson connects with Rashod Bateman for 55 yards, extending Baltimore’s lead to 21 points.

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