The Arizona Cardinals won, so everything is good. Here are the stories that were published before I went home from the stadium.
FULL HIGHLIGHTS: Chargers vs Cardinals
Relive the top plays form 18-17 win over San Diego
It was an improbable drive in a strange game that saw the Cardinals trailing by 11 points in the fourth quarter. Bad routes, bad throws, missed blocks, questionable play calls – all played a part in the Cardinals' struggles for three quarters.
John Brown made his first NFL touchdown a big one. The Arizona Cardinals believe many more are to follow.
For the second consecutive year, the San Diego Chargers gave up a fourth quarter lead to lose a heartbreaker in the final game of Week 1. This time, the loss came at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals and QB Carson Palmer.
Arizona Cardinals fans had to be sweating bullets as the first game of the 2014 season wound down.
The Arizona Cardinals took advantage of a late mistake by the San Diego Chargers to win their home opener,18-17, Monday night.
The team terminated the contract of the running back after TMZ leaked the video of Rice's assault on his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer.
Turkey hole. Turkey hole.
That's just ... shady.
Olbermann also calls for a fan boycott.
Joique Bell is and forever will be naughty by nature.
In response to video leaking of Ray Rice striking his wife unconscious, the Baltimore Ravens have released the seven-year running back.
TMZ released video of Ray Rice knocking out his wife (then fiancee) inside a casino elevator in February. It's an ugly reminder of just how terribly the NFL and the Ravens handled the incident.
Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis tore his Achilles while working away from the team and is done for the year.