Chicago Bears’ 40-20 victory over the Washington Commanders:
Quarterback Justin Fields had a standout performance, silencing his critics with 282 passing yards and four touchdowns. Fields excelled in the quick game, completing nine of his 11 passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns in under 2.5 seconds. However, the night truly belonged to D.J. Moore, a first-year Bear, who accumulated a career-best 230 receiving yards and scored three touchdowns, with an impressive 141 yards after the catch.
Jacksonville Jaguars’ 25-20 win against the Buffalo Bills:
A.J. Epenesa made notable contributions on defense for the Bills, recording two sacks, one of which forced a fumble. Jaguars cornerback Darious Williams continued to shine, making a crucial play by intercepting the ball in a pivotal moment. In the New Orleans Saints’ dominant 34-0 victory over the New England Patriots, rookie running back Kendre Miller had significant involvement, gaining 37 rushing yards and 53 receiving yards.
Indianapolis Colts’ 23-16 win over the Tennessee Titans:
Running back Zack Moss stole the spotlight with an impressive 165 rushing yards, while Jonathan Taylor made his return with six carries for 18 yards. The Pittsburgh Steelers secured a 17-10 win over the Baltimore Ravens, thanks to T.J. Watt’s game-changing defensive performance, including a crucial sack and fumble recovery.
Detroit Lions defeated the Carolina Panthers 42-24:
Rookie quarterback Bryce Young had a challenging game. The Atlanta Falcons edged out the Houston Texans 21-19, with tight end Dalton Schultz playing a pivotal role for the Texans, and wide receiver Drake London making significant contributions for the Falcons.
Miami Dolphins’ 31-16 win against the New York Giants:
The Giants’ Jason Pinnock made a remarkable 102-yard interception return for a touchdown. For the Dolphins, Christian Wilkins and Andrew Van Ginkel combined for 13 quarterback pressures. In the Cincinnati Bengals’ 34-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, rookie safety Jordan Battle showcased his skills with two passes defended.
Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Los Angeles Rams 23-14:
With Cooper Kupp returning as a key target for the Rams, and A.J. Brown and Dallas Goedert playing pivotal roles for the Eagles. The New York Jets secured a 31-21 win over the Denver Broncos, with linebacker C.J. Mosley making an impact defensively, while the Broncos had notable contributions from Zach Allen and Nik Bonitto.
Kansas City Chiefs’ 27-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings:
Rookie Jordan Addison stepped up as Minnesota’s primary receiver. Lastly, the San Francisco 49ers dominated the Dallas Cowboys 42-10, with tight end George Kittle having a career day, catching three touchdowns and gaining 67 receiving yards.