Peyton Manning is back and other NFL Week 1 highlights (+video)
Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos to victory over Pittsburgh. Rookie Robert Griffin III threw for 320 yards for a Redskins win. The San Francisco 49ers schooled Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
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The Falcons took advantage of a Chiefs defense missing four starters. Pro Bowl linebacker Tamba Hali was suspended for an unspecified violation of the league's substance-abuse policy, and three others were injured.Skip to next paragraph
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Matt Cassel finished with 258 yards passing for Kansas City, but also threw two interceptions and lost a fumble.
Buccaneers 16, Panthers 10
Josh Freeman threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Mike Williams and Connor Barth kicked three field goals to help the Bucs stop a 10-game losing streak that prompted the firing of former coach Raheem Morris. Schiano came the Tampa after spent the past 11 seasons transforming Rutgers from one of the losingest programs in college football into a Big East contender.
Newton threw for 303 yards and one touchdown.
Cardinals 20, Seahawks 16
Adding to the confusion, Seattle appeared to have called a timeout when it had none remaining, but that turned out to be a mistake by the replacement officials working the game.
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