After their comeback 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders, everyone is talking about the hard-charging undefeated Buffalo Bills (2-0) and their heady former Harvard quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick
Now that the glitz and glamour of the opening week of the 2011 NFL Season is over, Week 2 brought the league’s standard weekly journey. And to be honest with you, everyone seemed to be glad that this week’s schedule only had two game-days with 15 games on Sunday and the usual one game match-up on Monday Night Football.
After a Week 1 that had some great performances, including Carolina Panthers rookie Cam Newton demolishing the league’s Rookie Record Book, NFL Universe wasn’t sure if Week 2 could live-up to the hype of opening week. But to no one’s surprise, Week 2 was even better, in my opinion. I think not having the “Butterflies” of opening games helped players concentrate on their tasks and it helped in having crisper and closer games.
There were 9 games where the final score had a margin of 10 points or less, including a thrilling overtime win by the Dallas Cowboys 27-24 over the San Francisco49ers. Unfortunately there were also four serious blowouts, where the final score margin was greater than 14 points, including a shutout by the Steelers 24-0 over the hapless Seahawks. The worst of the bunch had be the Detroit Lions’ coming-of-age franchise record 48-3 thrashing of the battered Kansas City Chiefs. Continue reading “2011 NFL Week 2 Remix by Lloyd Vance”