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NFL Week 1: Cowboys lose to Brady, Bucks, and other surprise results

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1st week NFL An action-packed slate continued on Sunday, with five games going 3 or less, two going to overtime and one ending in a draw.

Related: NFL Week 1: Bills dominate Rams in season opener

Here are the top plays from Sunday’s action:

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19, Dallas Cowboys 3


Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons beats Tom Brady in the red zone.


Brady threw Mike Evans for the 625th touchdown of his NFL career as the Bucks extended their lead to 19-3.

Trouble in Dallas

The Cowboys had nothing to do on Sunday, and things got worse when QB Dak Prescott finished the game and headed to the locker room to get an X-ray of this right-handed thrower.

New Orleans Saints 27, Atlanta Falcons 26

Welcome to ATL!

Newly minted Atlanta QB Marcus Mariota scored his first touchdown as a Falcon on a 2-yard run to put the home team up 23-10 in the third quarter.

star power

Ultimately, the Saints came back and defeated the Falcons. This ended with a go-ahead field goal thanks to QB Jameis Winston’s game-winning 47-yard drive. Winston finished with 269 passing yards and two touchdowns.

Jameis Winston leads the winning 47-yard drive

The New Orleans Saints came back and beat the Atlanta Falcons 27–26, with Jameis Winston leading the offense with a 47-yard winning drive.

Chicago Bears 19, San Francisco 49ers 10

quick six

Deebo Samuel stormed into the end zone with a 6-yard touchdown run to give San Francisco an early lead.

chicago occupied

Unfortunately for the Niners, they couldn’t hold onto the lead for long. The Bears took over when Equanieus St. Brown rolled up his 18-yard TD pass from Justin Fields to close out a 10-play, 83-yard drive.

Philadelphia Eagles 38, Detroit Lions 35

an orderly march

The Lions scored first, thanks to a 1-yard run by Jamal Williams to close out a 9-play, 75-yard drive.

Philly Pick Six!

Both teams went back and forth, but things tilted in the direction of Philadelphia when James Bradbury kicked Jared Goff and sent him home 27 yards out.

28th Washington Commanders, 22nd Jacksonville Jaguars

dynamic duo

Commanders rookie Jahan Dotson scored his first NFL touchdown on a short pass from QB Carson Wentz.

the jugs have arrived

James Robinson rushed for 11 yards on Jacksonville’s score, which was good for an edge in the fourth quarter.

Minnesota Vikings 23, Green Bay Packers 7

double trouble

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins ​​hit Justin Jefferson for a 36-yard touchdown for his second run of the day. Minnesota continued to dominate from start to finish.

New York Giants 21, Tennessee Titans 20


After a back-and-forth battle, New York put Tennessee ahead in the fourth quarter with a successful two-point conversion as QB Daniel Jones got the ball and starred back Sacwon Barkley.

Miami Dolphins 20, New England Patriots 7

drop a dime

Jalen Waddle reeled in a 42-yard touchdown pass from QB Tua Tagovailoa to put Miami up 17 points in the first half. The dolphins won easily.

Pittsburgh Steelers 23, Cincinnati Bengals 20 (OT)

I chose!

Pittsburgh got on the board early when Steelers safety Minka Fitzpatrick chose Bengals QB Joe Burrow.


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

Indianapolis Colts 20, Houston Texans 20 (OT)

H-Town heats up

OJ Howard scored the NFL’s first touchdown reception on a 16-yard dart off Texans QB Davis Mills.

Draw game!

Colts QB Matt Ryan connected with Michael Pittman Jr. on a 15-yard pass to tie the game with 1:54 remaining. After intense overtime, the game ended in a draw with a difference of 20 points.

Cleveland Browns 26, Carolina Panthers 24

rocky start

Browns safety Grant Delpitt intercepted a deep ball thrown by former Cleveland QB Baker Mayfield.

Cleveland win

Browns rookie kicker Cade York scored a 58-yard field goal with eight seconds left to seal the win.

Baltimore Ravens 24, New York Jets 10

play a play

Ravens wideout Devin DuVernay’s stunning 25-yard touchdown gave Baltimore an early boost against the Jets.

Kansas City Chiefs 44, Arizona Cardinals 21

to control

Patrick Mahomes connected with tight end Jody Fortson to extend the Chiefs’ lead to 30-7.

Los Angeles Chargers 24, Las Vegas Raiders 19

narrow the gap

Derek Carr sent sparks flying alongside Davante Adams for the former packer’s first touchdown as a Raider.

answer the phone

Justin Herbert found tight end Gerald Everett for an 18-yard score to put the Chargers up 24-10.

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