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NFL 2013 season, Week 1: Football returns

Looking back on the first NFL Sunday of the year with scores, highlights and more.

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AFC South: Gabbert goes down

The division didn't get overly banged up, although there are some important names on the list.

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Dez likely playing Sunday

The Cowboys dodged a major injury with Bryant probable to not miss playing time.

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NFC East: Romo, Bryant take pounding

The division took its lumps while playing two games against each other.

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Eagles great, Griffin 'rusty' in loss

Philadelphia didn't waste any time to begin 2013, beating Washington handily in its building.

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NFL: Don't show brace

The league isn't playing around with the way it wants to appear as RG3 found out Monday.

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Meriweather inactive for Washington

The Redskins will be without one starter when they take on the Eagles on Monday Night Football.

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Fumblr: Your quarterback is not elite

Featured this week in the Internet's ONLY social media microblogging platform devoted to the NFL: elite quarterbacks, Manningface, barfing, beards, and the sublime artistry of Mark Sanchez.

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Week 1 scores

In a wild opening week, all things seemed possible with favorites losing and surprising names changing outcomes.

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Pryor for MVP! (And other irrational reactions)

The first week of the 2013 NFL season isn't even over yet, but there's no reason for that to stop us from making some premature conclusions about things.

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Medical updates from Week 1

A new season of football, means a new season of Monday injury reports. Here's the latest on Tony Romo, Jamaal Charles, Danny Amendola and other players dealing with injuries in Week 1.

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Cowboys beat Giants 36-31 on Sunday Night Football

Tony Romo took care of the football and led the Cowboys to a 1-0 start to the season.

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Jason Witten is puking

What did the Cowboys tight end have for dinner?

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Romo returns after shot to the ribs

Tony Romo reportedly got the wind knocked out of him in the second quarter of Sunday night's Giants-Cowboys game in Dallas.

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LeBron, Hulk Hogan, Jerry Jones pose for a pic

The Cowboys have some famous fans.

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360-degrees of Dallas' offense

NBC unveiled a fancy new piece of technology on Sunday night.

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Ware picks off Eli on very first play

The Cowboys got off to a good start on Sunday night.

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Rams beat Cardinals 27-24

Greg 'The Leg' Zuerlein came through with a game-winner for the Rams.

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Colin Kaepernick and Clay Matthews are not friends

It's almost like people who tackle each other violently sometimes don't get along afterwards.

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The first fat guy TD of the 2013 NFL season

The Cardinals' big man in the middle caught a tipped ball to give his team six points and the rest of the world a glorious fat guy touchdown.

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Clay Matthews late hit spawns FOOTBRAWL

FOOTBALL FIGHT. (Niners fans, thank Clay Matthews and the refs for the free TD.)

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Charles leaves game with quad injury, should be OK

Chiefs fans can breathe a sigh of relief with the latest news on their star running back.

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Bush lifts Lions to victory

Detroit normally struggle when Calvin Johnson struggles, but not so in Sunday's game.

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The Honey Badger has a message for Jared Cook

A rough start for the St. Louis Rams ... again.

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Steelers look bad in 16-9 loss to Titans

The Steelers mustered only 195 yards of offense in an underwhelming performance.

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Dolphins outshine the Browns, 23-10

The Dolphins earned a Week 1 win on the back of their defense, as the unit forced several turnovers against the Browns in Cleveland.

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Peterson explodes for 3 TDs

Once again, Adrian Peterson was the Vikings' entire offense, racking up three total touchdowns in his 2013 debut.

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Jets edge Bucs, 18-17

The Geno Smith era is off to a nice start in New York. Smith led the Jets past the Bucs, 18-17.

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Saints hold off Falcons, 23-17

Roman Harper picked off a Matt Ryan pass in the end zone with just 43 seconds remaining to preserve the Saints win.

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Patriots survive Bills, 23-21

The Patriots needed a last second field goal to beat the Bills, 23-21.

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Chiefs dominate the Jaguars, 28-2

The Chiefs controlled the Jaguars on both sides of the ball as the Kansas City cruised to a 28-2 win in Jacksonville.

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Detroit leads the league in TD celebrations

When you score 34 points, there are tons of reasons for you to do silly dances.

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Roman Harper picks off Matt Ryan

The Saints stopped the Falcons with a last-minute interception on Matt Ryan.

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Bears come from behind, beat Bengals

The Bears scored 14 unanswered points to edge the Bengals by three points.

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Joique Bell leads Ford Field in HIP HOP HOORAY

AYYYY OHHHHHH AYYYYYYY OHHHHHH AYYYYYY OHHHHHHH

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Terrelle Pryor takes out a chain gang member

He's okay. They're both okay.

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Polamalu reads Titans' minds, wrecks Jake Locker

Troy Polamalu has to have ESP at this point. Jake Locker has to have a pretty huge bruise.

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You don't really want that timeout, Geno Smith

A kind ref turns a blind eye to a rookie mistake.

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Amendola leaves game with injury

Danny Amendola limped to the locker room with a groin injury.

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Ridley shows us buttfumble, minus butt

If nobody tackles you, is it still a fumble? (Yes. Yes it is.)

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Suh, Lions penalized for low hit on Sullivan

Detroit's defensive tackle was involved in yet another controversial play in the first half of Sunday's game against the Vikings.

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A new season, a new disbelieving Jaguars fan GIF

Never change, Jacksonville. Oh, you never will? Thank you.

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2013 is the year of the safety

This year, the NFL is doing things two points at a time.

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Adrian Peterson picks up where he left off

Adrian Peterson picked up right where he left off last season.

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Bruno Mars is confused and so are we

No one knows why this is happening, but here's an extremely mundane poster for the next Super Bowl halftime show!

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Giants vs. Cowboys

The first Sunday of the NFL season is here. Come talk football with us.

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The Andrew Siciliano roast special

Im @PFTCommenter and besides my usual strong NFL takes and football analysis, I'm the self-declared Roastmaster General of the NFL,, FYI some of my takes might be to strong for you, so if you don't like big boy NFL talk and jokes there's the door.

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Started the Ravens D? Yahoo! is here to troll you

God bless you, Yahoo! Never stop trolling.

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Antonio Cromartie's shirt is beyond description

But I'll try to describe it anyway. Because I care.

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Giants, Cowboys open Sunday Night Football

The Giants and Cowboys renew their rivalry in Arlington, Texas on Sunday Night Football.

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15-foot-tall Cleatus terrorizes Times Square

PACIFIC RIM WAS RIGHT, EVERYONE! RUN!

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How to watch Cardinals vs. Rams

It's an early divisional matchup in the NFC West between two teams playing catch up.

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How to watch Falcons vs. Saints

NFC South foes clash in a divisional showdown to jumpstart the NFL season.

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Cowboys, Giants both look to rebound in 2013

Tony Romo got a vote of confidence in the form of the biggest contract extension in franchise history, and he'll open the 2013 season with all the pressure that comes with it.

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Falcons, Saints open NFC South clash

Sean Payton returns to the sideline for the Saints after his 2012 suspension, but will the Falcons have an unpleasant welcoming for him?

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Colts offense looking for big day in Oakland

After leading the Colts to the playoffs last season, Andrew Luck gets a great chance to keep the momentum going against a weak Raiders defense.

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Week 1 injury report: Who's in & who's out?

The first Sunday of the 2013 NFL season is here, and that means injury reports. What's the latest on ailing stars like Arian Foster, Santonio Holmes, Roddy White and others?

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Detroit looking to bounce back from hapless 2012

The Lions failed to live up to expectations last season. Can they start the road to redemption against Adrian Peterson and the revitalized Vikings in Week 1?

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Can Cardinals start over with Carson Palmer?

The Cardinals are at the dawn of a new era, but St. Louis is looking to make sure that what they already have is good enough.

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Packers vs. 49ers game preview

The Green Bay Packers lost to the San Francisco 49ers twice last season. Have they finally figured out how to beat them?

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What to watch for now the Sunday football is here

Just a few things to look out for as the first NFL Sunday of the 2013 regular season gets underway.

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Young QBs face off in Dolphins-Browns matchup

Ryan Tannehill and Brandon Weeden duel in a battle of second-year signal callers.

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Can Seattle steal a game in Carolina?

Historically, the Seahawks haven't had a ton of success in afternoon games on the East Coast. Will that change against Carolina?

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Chiefs-Jags preview

In a battle of 2-14 teams from last season, hope is renewed in this season opener.

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Buccaneers vs. Jets 2013 game preview

Geno Smith will have a tall task in his first NFL start, going up against Darrelle Revis.

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NFL Week 1 Weather forecasts

SB Nation weather contributor and meteorologist Brian Neudorff breaks down the weather for the Week 1 NFL games this weekend.

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NFL Week 1 matchups under the microscope

From the headliners to the bottom line and everything in between, here's what you need to know as the 2013 season kicks off.

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Experts picking Cowboys over Giants

The Cowboys are favored to beat the Cowboys in the first SNF game of the year

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49ers favored over Packers in Week 1

The Packers and 49ers face off in a rematch of last year's playoff game. Have the Packers figured out how to stop Colin Kaepernick?

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Redskins favorite to win over Eagles

The Redskins are favored to win in their Monday night opener against the Eagles.

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Experts say Rams over Cardinals this Sunday

The Rams and the Cardinals both appear to be better teams heading into the 2013 season. Experts clearly like one more than the other this Sunday, however.

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Experts picking Texans over Chargers

The Texans are comfortable picks to beat the Chargers in Monday's late-night opener.

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Broncos trample Ravens behind Manning's 7 TDs

Peyton Manning was sensational, even by Peyton Manning standards.

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Week 1 injury report

Thursday injury reports were released and some big name players could be out this weekend.

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The game of the millennium of the week!

The last time these two teams met, in the Divisional round of the playoffs last season, the Packers were left dumbfounded by Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers speedy new offense. Did Dom Capers learn anything about the read option in the offseason?

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Seahawks favored on the road against the Panthers

The Seahawks are favored as they travel to take on the Panthers in Carolina.

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Odds are on the Skins' side against the Eagles

The new-look Eagles will have a tough task against the three-point favorite Redskins on road.

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Rams favored at home against the Cardinals

The home team gets the nod by the oddsmakers this weekend, as the Rams are considered 4.5-point favorites over the visiting Cardinals.

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Lions favored at home over Vikings

The Lions will be comfortable favorites at home against the Vikings, despite struggling to a 4-12 record last season.

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Colts favored big over Raiders

The Colts are favored big over the Raiders heading into Sunday's home opener.

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Saints favored over Falcons in NFC South clash

Experts are largely torn between the two teams, but the Saints are getting a slight majority of the nods.

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Niners favored in clash against the Packers

Despite the Packers' high-scoring ability, oddsmakers are predicting the 49ers will win in this clash of NFC titans.

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Experts like Chiefs in battle of 2012 patsies

NFL experts are siding with the Chiefs in a Week 1 battle between the two worst teams of the 2012 season.

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Houston favored on the road against San Diego

The Chargers will have to put up serious points to secure a home win against the 3.5-point favorite Texans.

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Experts side with Seahawks over Panthers in Week 1

Experts like the Seahawks to win in Week 1, despite having to make a long trip to play an improved Panthers defense in Charlotte.

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Steelers expected to trounce Titans

Pittsburgh opens up at home against Jake Locker and the Titans in a contest featuring one established team and another trying to make that leap.

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Cowboys favored at home against the Giants

The Cowboys and Giants clash in an NFC East showdown in Dallas with the home team favored by a field goal.

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Steelers touchdown favorites over Titans

The Steelers are touchdown favorites over the Titans on Sunday despite uncertainty in the running game.

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Experts take Bucs to roll over Geno and Jets

The Buccaneers are no juggernaut, but experts are taking Josh Freeman and Co. to roll over the Jets, who will be starting Geno Smith on Sunday.

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Patriots favored by 9 points over Bills

The Patriots are heavy favorites in their Week 1 matchup with the Bills, favored by nine points on Odds Shark.

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Ravens, Broncos open NFL season Thursday

The Ravens and the Broncos will open the 2013 NFL season Thursday night with a rematch of last year's thrilling Divisional Round matchup.

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Bears favored over Bengals

Cincinnati and Chicago get the season rolling with a matchup of contenders.

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Chiefs favored on the road against the Jaguars

The Chiefs are favored on the road in Jacksonville after finishing with an identical record to the Jaguars.

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Ravens, Broncos kick off 2013 season

The Baltimore Ravens will take on the Denver Broncos to kickoff the 2013-14 NFL season on Thursday.

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Saints favored in opener against Falcons

The Saints are three-point favorites against the defending division champion Falcons, who were minutes from making the Super Bowl last season.

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Broncos favored by 7.5 over Ravens

The Denver Broncos have opened up as 7.5 point favorites as they look to get revenge for last year's playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

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Bucs favored by more than a FG against the Jets

According to the odds, Darrelle Revis and the Bucs should be successful in the cornerback's return to Meadowlands.

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Dolphins, Browns have even line

Football is finally here, and so are the first lines of the season.

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Lions predicted to beat the Vikings

Minnesota is looking for a road win while Detroit is trying to snap an eight-game losing skid from last season.

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Experts unanimously picking Patriots over Bills

The Patriots are the betting favorite in Week 1, and NFL experts expect them to take care of business against the Bills.

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Experts giving the Bengals an edge over Chicago

NFL experts are giving Cincinnati a slight edge against the Bears. Will they be correct?

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Browns being picked by many over Fins

The season gets going for these two with a evenly matched contest in many eyes.

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Colts heavy favorites over Raiders

With the two franchises seemingly trending in opposite directions, experts around the league are picking the Colts to make easy work of the Raiders.

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