Week 2 in the NFL was a fun one. The Arizona Cardinals are 2-0 after a road win at New York with Drew Stanton starting. They are in first place after both the Seahawks and 49ers lost. The Broncos won, but not by a bunch. The Patriots showed they aren't dead.
This morning we recap the recaps from around the league and also give you some of the news from the games on Sunday.
Recapping the Cardinals' win:
Cardinals Blogs | Giants aftermath, with a Stanton twist
Carson Palmer couldn’t play. Might not be able to play, at least another game. So that gives you … a Bruce Arians shrug. "Drew’s a starter in this league in my opinion," Arians said. "Always has been."
Despite lulls, unit forces three turnovers and stymies Giants enough in victory
Watch all the top plays from the 25-14 win in New York
Notebook: Punt return TD sparks win against Giants; Secondary flags fly; Mathieu makes debut
Backup QB subs for injured Palmer and leads team to a 25-14 road win in New York
Hear from the players after the road win over the Giants
View from the press box
Winning a road game with a backup quarterback is a tremendous accomplishment. Doing so with a guy who hadn't throw a regular-season pass since Dec. 2010 is almost a gridiron miracle.
If Cardinals coach Bruce Arians were to hand out authentic leather game balls to every player who deserved one after the Cardinals 25-14 victory over the Giants on Sunday, the replacement order would make cows nervous and the folks at Wilson busy.
Jim Basquil and Merril Hoge break down the Cardinals' 25-14 win over the Giants.
A few thoughts on the Arizona Cardinals' 25-14 victory against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.
Jim Basquil and Eric Allen talk about how the Cardinals got the victory over the Giants at MetLife Stadium.
After two games, there are two very important things we've learned about the 2014 Arizona Cardinals: They are resilient, and they are a heck of a lot of fun to watch in the fourth quarter.
He didn't light up the scoreboard or even reach the end zone, but Stanton was more than admirable in Arizona's 25-14 victory, going 14-of-29 for 169 yards.
Drew Stanton hadn't thrown a pass since Dec. 19, 2010. Carson Palmer hadn't missed a game since Dec. 30, 2012.
He'd been silent, virtually a non-factor both on offense and special teams during his first seven quarters in an Arizona Cardinals' uniform. But then it happened.
Giants' mistakes allow Arizona to escape MetLife Stadium with 25-14 victory
Around the NFL recaps, news:
Robert Griffin III reportedly suffered a dislocated ankle Sunday. There is no word yet on how much time he may miss.
The Buffalo Bills defense was as advertised today in a big win. The special teams had three big plays, too.
The Cincinnati Bengals took care of business at home on Sunday, with a dominating presence on both sides of the ball. The 2-0 Bengals will host the Tennessee Titans next week before their week four bye.
The Patriots silenced their critics with a dominating 30-7 over the Vikings.
Led by a strong defensive performance and a monster day from DeMarco Murray, Dallas evened it's record and improved its playoff hopes.
The San Diego Chargers shocked the world by beating the Seattle Seahawks 31-20 in their home opener, the result of a carefully crafted gameplan and perfect execution.
The Rams win one of the stranger games of the 2014 season. And Austin Davis? He looked good. Real good.
The Broncos sped to a 21-10 halftime lead before the Chiefs converted every third down to make the Broncos sweat.
The start wasn't ideal, but the Green Bay Packers performed well in the second half after a slow start as they defeated the New York Jets 31-24 inside Lambeau Field. We recap everything that happened throughout the entire ballgame.
Just like last year, your Houston Texans start the season 2-0! Too soon? Talk about the Texans' win over Oakland on Battle Red Blog.
The Bears suffered several key injuries to their defense, were playing with a couple of injured offensive starters, and found themselves down big early. They still found a way to pull ahead and win.
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