This was a great week to start…
Cam Newton, Panthers – Got the best of the Giants with 340 yards and 5 passing TDs, plus 100 rushing yards. We’ll forgive the fumble.
Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings – Out of nowhere, passed for 231 yards and 4 TDs, and added 17 rushing yards and a 5th TD.
Kirk Cousins, Redskins – Passed for 319 yards and 4 TDs, and ran in another TD.
Eli Manning, Giants – Held his own against the mighty Panthers, passing for 245 yards and 4 TDs, with an INT.
Russell Wilson, Seahawks – Another stellar outing with 249 yards and 3 TDs, plus 46 rushing yards, without a blemish.
Brock Osweiler, Broncos – Passed for 296 yards and 3 TDs with an INT, plus 19 rushing yards and another TD.
Drew Brees, Saints – Accumulated 341 yards and 3 TDs through the air, plus 11 as a rusher, without a blemish.
Matt Stafford, Lions – Passed for 254 yards and 3 TDs, without a turnover, on Monday night.
Danny Woodhead, Chargers – Ran for 10 yards and a TD, and added 6 receptions for 50 yards and 3 more TDs.
David Johnson, Cardinals – Rushed for 187 yards and a TD trifecta, and added 42 receiving yards on 4 catches.
Devonta Freeman, Falcons – Bounced back with 56 yards and a TD on the ground and 7 receptions for 45 yards.
Matt Forte, Bears – Rushed for 47 yards and caught 6 passes for 57 yards and a TD.
Amari Cooper, Raiders – Caught 6 passes for 120 yards and 2 TDs.
Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos – Pulled down 10 passes for 181 yards and a TD.
Demaryius Thomas, Broncos – Hauled in 5 receptions for 61 yards and 2 TDs.
Doug Baldwin, Seahawks – Scored twice on 4 receptions for 45 yards.
Sammy Watkins, Bills – Reeled in 5 balls for 111 yards and 2 TDs.
Ted Ginn, Panthers – Did it again, scoring twice on 6 receptions for 85 yards, though he dropped another potential TD (of course).
Stefon Diggs, Vikings – Caught 3 passes for 55 yards and 2 TDs.
Julio Jones, Falcons – Grabbed 9 passes for 118 yards and a score.
Jordan Matthews, Eagles – Rebounded with 159 yards and a TD on 8 receptions.
Tavon Austin, Rams – Scored twice while rushing for 32 yards and catching 3 passes for 41 yards.
Brandin Cooks, Saints – His 10 receptions were good for 124 yards and a TD.
DeSean Jackson, Redskins – Caught 6 passes for 153 yards and a score.
Golden Tate, Lions – Turned 6 passes into 45 yards and a pair of TDs.
Kamar Aiken, Ravens – Nabbed 8 passes for 128 yards and a Hail Mary TD.
Jordan Reed, Redskins – Pulled down 7 passes for 84 yards and 2 TDs.
Delaney Walker, Titans – Made the most of his 2 receptions, with 64 yards and 2 TDs.
Chiefs – Collected 2 sacks, 2 INTs and a fumble recovery, and scored 2 TDs on turnovers.
This was a great week to play against…
DeMarco Murray, Eagles – Managed just 3 yards running in the dog house.
Chris Ivory, Jets – Picked up just 37 rushing yards, and a 5-yard reception.
Eddie Lacy, Packers – Finished with 23 yards.
Darren Sproles, Eagles – Held to 9 rushing and 16 receiving yards.
Ryan Mathews, Eagles – Also held in check, with 58 rushing and 3 receiving yards, plus a fumble.
C.J. Spiller, Saints – Totaled just 18 yards on the ground and through the air.
Javorius Allen, Ravens – Only 18 rushing yards, and no catches, before being benched after a fumble.
Matt Jones, Redskins – Combined for just 36 yards.
Shaun Draughn, 49ers – Ran for 38 yards before leaving with an injury.
LeSean McCoy, Bills – Picked up 29 rushing yards and an 8-yard pass before being lost with a knee injury.
Melvin Gordon, Chargers – Ran for only 41 yards and caught a 6-yard pass.
James Starks, Packers – Ran for 51 yards, caught a 5-yarder and lost a fumble.
Isaiah Crowell, Browns – Combined for just 30 total yards.
Ronnie Hillman, Broncos – Picked up just 48 yards on the ground, and lost a fumble.
Adrian Peterson, Vikings – Rushed for 63 yards while injuring his ankle.
Danny Amendola, Patriots – Lost a fumble after catching a 3-yarder and injuring his knee.
Calvin Johnson, Lions – Against the pathetic Saints, managed only a 19-yard catch.
Travis Benjamin, Browns – Only 26 yards on 3 balls.
T.Y. Hilton, Colts – Just 29 yards on 3 receptions.
A.J. Green, Bengals – Held to a 37-yard catch.
Allen Hurns, Jaguars – Had 44 yards on 2 receptions.
Randall Cobb, Packers – Limited to 40 yards on 5 balls, which was 8 more yards than Davante Adams.
Mike Wallace, Vikings – His QB had a career day but he wound up with just 37 yards.
Richard Rodgers, Packers – Caught a 7-yarder.
Kyle Rudolph, Vikings – Only 21 yards on 2 balls.