NFL Week 3 Sunday Recap

Billy Woods | September 23rd, 2019

Week 3 of the 2019 NFL season saw some surprising teams remain undefeated and expected blowouts to the worst teams in the league.

Dolphins 6, Cowboys 31

• Josh Rosen’s first start in Miami was spoiled, as both Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard rushed for over 100 yards to keep the Cowboys undefeated.

Bengals 17, Bills 21

• The Bills jumped out to an early lead, thanks to a passing touchdown by Josh Allen and a rushing touchdown by Frank Gore. The Bills defense limited the Bengals offense to remain undefeated.

Lions 27, Eagles 24

• Despite two touchdowns from Carson Wentz, the Lions prevailed behind 101 receiving yards and one touchdown from Marvin Jones.

Jets 14, Patriots 30

• Jets starting quarterback Luke Falk had less than 100 yards passing, while Tom Brady finished with 306 passing yards and two touchdowns.

Falcons 24, Colts 27

• Jacoby Brissett has filled the shoes of Andrew Luck, passing for 310 yards and two touchdowns, leading the Colts to a 2-1 record to start the season.

Raiders 14, Vikings 34

• Dalvin Cook is on his way to being in the discussion for best running back in the league after rushing for 110 yards and one touchdown against the Raiders.

Ravens 28, Chiefs 33

• No surprise here, but Patrick Mahomes shined once again with 374 passing yards and three touchdowns. The 60 passing touchdown season is well in play with Mahomes. Lamar Jackson passed 267 yards and added 46 rushing yards and one touchdown.

Broncos 16, Packers 27

• The Packers defense is among the best in the league, giving Aaron Rodgers much needed help. Rodgers passed for 235 yards and one touchdown, as the Broncos offense was once again limited.

Panthers 38, Cardinals 20

• With Cam Newton out, the Panthers started Kyle Allen, who passed for 261 yards and four touchdowns. Christian McCaffrey added 153 rushing yards and one touchdown to a Panthers team who won their first game of the season.

Giants 32, Buccaneers 31

• Daniel Jones shined in his first start for New York, passing for 336 yards and two touchdowns as the Giants won their first game of the season. Jameis Winston passed for 380 yards and three touchdowns for the Bucs.

Saints 33, Seahawks 27
• After losing Drew Brees for six weeks, the Saints started Teddy Bridgewater against the Seahawks. Despite 406 yards passing and two touchdowns from Russell Wilson, the Seahawks couldn’t overcome the Saints offense, led by Alvin Kamara, who totaled 161 yards and two touchdowns.

Texans 27, Chargers 20

• Despite rushing for a total of 39 yards, the Texans were kept in the game by Deshaun Watson. Watson passed for 351 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Texans to a 2-1 record.

Steelers 20, 49ers 24

• Even though Jimmy Garoppolo threw two interceptions, he passed for 277 yards and one touchdown to lead the 49ers over the Steelers, who lost franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for the season last week.

Rams 20, Browns 13

• Despite taking an early lead, the Browns give up 10 fourth quarter points to the Rams, who remain undefeated. Cooper Kupp and Brandin Cooks shined for the Rams, who both posted over 100 yards receiving.

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