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Week 2 NFL scores: Arizona Cardinals in 1st place, Chargers over Seahawks, Bears over 49ers

Recapping the recaps from Sunday.

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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."

Defense Business-like In New York

Despite lulls, unit forces three turnovers and stymies Giants enough in victory

FULL HIGHLIGHTS: Cardinals at Giants

Watch all the top plays from the 25-14 win in New York

Ted Ginn Caught Speeding In New York

Notebook: Punt return TD sparks win against Giants; Secondary flags fly; Mathieu makes debut

Drew Stanton Gives Cardinals Giant Performance

Backup QB subs for injured Palmer and leads team to a 25-14 road win in New York

Locker Room Reaction: Cardinals at Giants

Hear from the players after the road win over the Giants

Rewind: Arizona Cardinals defeat New York Giants

View from the press box

Drew Stanton shakes off the rust, leads Cardinals to impressive road victory

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.

Ted Ginn Jr. punt return leads Arizona Cardinals to road victory over New York Giants

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.

Sunday Blitz: Cardinals-Giants Recap - ESPN Video - ESPN

Jim Basquil and Merril Hoge break down the Cardinals' 25-14 win over the Giants.

Rapid Reaction: Arizona Cardinals - Arizona Cardinals Blog - ESPN

A few thoughts on the Arizona Cardinals' 25-14 victory against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.

Road Warrior: Cardinals Top Giants - ESPN Video - ESPN

Jim Basquil and Eric Allen talk about how the Cardinals got the victory over the Giants at MetLife Stadium.

Big Red Report: Arizona Cardinals rally in fourth quarter again, beat New York Giants on the road

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.

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton makes first start since 2010, plays turnover-free football

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.

Special teams key Arizona Cardinals comeback victory over New York Giants: By The Numbers

Drew Stanton hadn't thrown a pass since Dec. 19, 2010. Carson Palmer hadn't missed a game since Dec. 30, 2012.

Arizona Cardinals punt returner Ted Ginn, Jr. sparks comeback win with touchdown

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 vs. Cardinals Final Score: Cardinals defeat Giants, 25-14 - Big Blue View

Giants' mistakes allow Arizona to escape MetLife Stadium with 25-14 victory

Around the NFL recaps, news:

Raiders find a way to fumble twice, on the same play -


Robert Griffin III suffers dislocated ankle -

Robert Griffin III reportedly suffered a dislocated ankle Sunday. There is no word yet on how much time he may miss.

Buffalo Bills defeat the Miami Dolphins, 29-10 - Buffalo Rumblings

The Buffalo Bills defense was as advertised today in a big win. The special teams had three big plays, too.

Lions 7, Panthers 24 Recap: Mega Win - Cat Scratch Reader

Greg Hardy was out, Cam Newton was in, the result was the same. The Carolina Panthers used a suffocating defense, an efficient offense, and timely turnovers to tame the Detroit Lions, 24-7.

Bengals vs. Falcons: Cincinnati starts season at 2-0 after 24-10 win - Cincy Jungle

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.

Saints vs. Browns Final Score: Cleveland Edges New Orleans 26-24 with Late Billy Cundiff Field Goal - Canal Street Chronicles

The Saints lost their second straight game of the 2014 NFL season 26-24 to the Cleveland Browns thanks to terrible defense and a late-game field goal.

Patriots vs. Vikings Final Score: New England Rolls in 30-7 Blowout - Pats Pulpit

The Patriots silenced their critics with a dominating 30-7 over the Vikings.

Dallas Cowboys @ Tennessee Titans: Cowboys Dominate Early, Win 26-10 - Blogging The Boys

Led by a strong defensive performance and a monster day from DeMarco Murray, Dallas evened it's record and improved its playoff hopes.

Redskins Maul Jaguars 41-10 in Home Opener - Hogs Haven

The Redskins dominated the Jaguars 41-10 in their home opener, getting their first win of the 2014 season. However, the Skins suffered some injuries to some key play-makers along the way.

Chargers-Seahawks final score: San Diego dominates Seattle 30-21 - Bolts From The Blue

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.

Rams 19, Buccaneers 17: Austin Davis Shines in Coming Out Party - Turf Show Times

The Rams win one of the stranger games of the 2014 season. And Austin Davis? He looked good. Real good.

Broncos Chiefs final score: Broncos defense barely holds on in 24-17 win - Mile High Report

The Broncos sped to a 21-10 halftime lead before the Chiefs converted every third down to make the Broncos sweat.

Packers vs. Jets, Final Score 31-24: Green Bay Dominates After Slow First Half Start - Acme Packing Company

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.

Houston Texans-Oakland Raiders Final Score: Texans 30, Raiders 14 - Battle Red Blog

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.

Bears vs 49ers Final Score: Bears Overcome Injuries, 17-Point Deficit, Win 28-20 - Windy City Gridiron

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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