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NFL scores: A wild and wacky Week 1 scoreboard

September 10, 2012|By Athan Atsales
  • Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez acknowledges the fans at Arrowhead Stadium after the Falcons' 40-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo.
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez acknowledges the fans at Arrowhead… (David Eulitt / MCT )

Philadelphia 17, at Cleveland 16: Eagles try to prove Michael Vick’s “dynasty” cry by winning despite five turnovers, 12 penalties.


at Detroit 27, St. Louis 23: New Coach Jeff Fisher already has made strides with Rams. They didn’t lose until 23 seconds remained.

Atlanta 40, at Kansas City 24: Tony Gonzalez’s welcome “home” — video tribute, fans wearing old 88 jerseys, boos after his TD.

Washington 40, at New Orleans 32: Saints call for Robert Griffin III’s suspension for making them pay on defense.

at Chicago 41, Indianapolis 21: Andrew Luck takes aim at Peyton Manning’s 28 interceptions as a rookie, opening with three.

 at Houston 30, Miami 10: Must admit, Dolphins rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill looked really good in HBO’s “Hard Knocks.”

at Minnesota 26, Jacksonville 23 (OT): Excited Vikings fans? Sellout streak that began in 1998 ends in season opener.

at N.Y. Jets 48, Buffalo 28: Jets devise perfect scheme to use Tim Tebow on his nine plays — don’t let him throw a pass.

New England 34, at Tennessee 13: Titans know it’s trouble when their quarterback outrushes star back Chris Johnson (11-4).

at Arizona 20, Seattle 16: Only time Kevin Kolb looks like the answer at quarterback is when he is forced to come off the bench.

at San Francisco 30, Green Bay 22: Tired of discussing how 15-1 club blew it last season, Packers eliminate unbeaten talk in Week 1.

at Tampa Bay 16, Carolina 10: Ryan Kalil guaranteed the Panthers would go to the Super Bowl. He said nothing about Week 1.

at Denver 31, Pittsburgh 19: Peyton Manning becomes fastest to 400 TD passes (209 games, Dan Marino 227, Brett Favre 228).

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