Week One Takeaways

The first week of the NFL season is in the books! Everyone's talking about the different storylines and eye-catching moments in the league. So, what exactly is everyone talking about?

  • Time to R-E-L-A-X in Green Bay? Aaron Rodgers was missing his favorite target, Davante Adams on Sunday. How bad did he need him? He went 22-for-34 while throwing for 195 yards and an interception. His leading receiver was running back A.J. Dillon (five receptions, 46 yards). It wasn't pretty, nor was the myriad of injuries suffered this season. Missing David Bahktiari and Allen Lazard didn't make matters better as the Packers fell to the Minnesota Vikings, 23-7. It's probably going to be a long season for Packer fans if things don't change. Speaking of long seasons...

  • Down Goes Dak: Dak Prescott suffered a thumb injury in the Cowboys' Sunday night loss to Tampa Bay, 19-3. He'll be out for about four to six weeks, but it'll still hurt the Cowboys' chances of building any momentum. You have to blame Jerry Jones as well for not building a sustainable roster around Dak. Blocking has become non-existent and Ezekiel Elliott is slowly fading into obscurity. But will Jones eventually wise up and make the necessary changes?

  • A TY-EEE? We nearly had two ties on Sunday. One actually happened between the Texans and the Colts, where the Texans gave up their chance and punted when in Colts territory. The other was a kicking debauchery between the Bengals and Steelers. Evan McPherson missed a field goal and extra point (that would've won the game), while Joe Burrow turned the ball over five times (four interceptions, one fumble). There should be cause for concern in Cincinnati, especially after that overtime loss to the Steelers. However, the Bengals do have two gimme games, one against the banged-up Cowboys and the Jets.