The 49ers let a 17-0 lead against the Chicago Bears slip away, and while it was not all Colin Kaepernick’s fault, it was clear that he bore quite a bit of responsibility from the look on his face while standing on the sidelines and from a statistical point of view.
The Vikings made the decision to let veteran Matt Cassel handle their quarterback duties, and he led them to a surprisingly easy win in Week One against the Rams.
The Raiders face a huge disadvantage at the quarterback spot, where rookie Derek Carr is getting the start and must face a New England defense that stepped up in its second game of the season.
The Colts opened the season with losses against the Broncos and Eagles, and this game against the Jaguars certainly represents the easiest assignment.
The Packers were teetering on the edge of a disastrous loss in their home opener to the New York Jets when they righted the ship and rallied for an important win that kept them from falling into an 0-2 hole.
The Ravens welcomed their opportunity to play last Thursday night to get away from the Ray Rice controversy, and they played a superb game in their one-sided victory over the Steelers.
The Texans are on a roll after winning their first two games of the season, but one note of caution. They also won their first two games last year before finishing the season with a 2-14 record.
The Cowboys righted the ship in Week Two, and suddenly the Cowboys have the hope that this season may not be the disaster that many observers anticipated.
The Titans looked strong in the Week One win at St. Louis, but they couldn’t sustain that success in Week Two against a vulnerable Dallas Cowboys team.
The Redskins appeared to have a nightmarish start to their Week Two game against Jacksonville when Robert Griffin III went down with an ankle injury in the first quarter, but backup Kirk Cousins stepped in and led Washington to a 41-10 victory.
The Chargers face the dangerous situation of flying East to take on the Buffalo Bills for an early Sunday game.
Josh McCown is almost certainly the most important player wearing a Tampa Bay uniform this season, and he is a skilled signal-caller who can read defenses, move well, throw with accuracy and avoid costly turnovers.
While hardly marked for the NFL’s basement before the season started, the Bills certainly were and are not a trendy pick to win the AFC in 2014.
While the Minnesota Vikings reinstated six-time Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson to their roster, a TV station in Houston revealed a second case in which suggests the former MVP is being investigated for reportedly hurting his son while disciplining him.
If you had to rate San Diego’s 30-21 win Sunday at home over Seattle on an importance scale of 1 to 10, give it an 11.