A flurry of early money on the New England Patriots moved the game to pick ‘em at most major Las Vegas books Sunday night after the Seattle Seahawks opened by as much as 2.5-point favorites.
Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s NFL record for career touchdown passes and the Denver Broncos led the San Francisco 49ers 42-10 after three quarters Sunday night.
It seems short yardage touchdown passes in the NFL are now more common than short yardage running touchdowns.
Carson Palmer threw for 164 yards and a touchdown and the Oakland Raiders capitalized on mistakes by Minnesota in a 27-21 victory over the Vikings on Sunday.
Frank Gore’s 12-yard run capped a second-half comeback, lifting the San Francisco 49ers past the Philadelphia Eagles 24-23 Sunday.
Darren McFadden ran for 171 yards and two touchdowns and the Oakland Raiders bullied the two-time defending AFC runners-up on the ground to win their home opener 34-24 over the New York Jets on Sunday.
One game in, the San Francisco 49ers’ trip is already worth writing home about.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is enduring a fair amount of second-guessing for his 4th quarter “keep the field goal” decision in the Niners loss to Dallas.
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to David Nelson with 14 seconds left to cap a wild back-and-forth fourth quarter and lead the Buffalo Bills to a 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.