The Chiefs made another strong case in favor of group celebrations in their season-opening win over the Patriots. Harris got into the end zone, and his teammates joined him for a little basketball-themed celebration.
These basketball-themed celebrations are pretty popular. Freeman scored two touchdowns in Atlanta’s Week 2 win over the Packers, and he celebrated his first score by shooting a free throw through his teammate Andy Levitre’s arms. NBC celebrated, too, by playing the old NBA on NBC theme song.
The Steelers, Texans and Beangals were all mired in offensive slumps early this year. Then they decided to keep throwing often to their dominant No. 1 wideouts, and good things happened. Antonio Brown (12.3 targets per game), DeAndre Hopkins (10.8) and A.J. Green (10.2) are getting the amount of targets Jones should be getting.
Wentz is sacked now by Kerrigan and Galette to end Philadelphia’s drive with a three-and-out. The Eagles almost get the ball back after Washington fumbles the punt, but Redskins manage to recover.
Greiger-Hill forces the fumble — second time Crowder has fumbled a punt vs. Eagles this year. WAS starts at 7.
Ravens defenders C.J. Mosley and Jimmy Smith each returned an interception for a touchdown. Dolphins QB Matt Moore throughout the game; in addition to the INTs, he was sacked three times as he filled in for Jay Cutler (ribs).
Tensions were already high after the hit on Flacco, but another encounter sent the game out of hand. Ndamukong Suh grabbed Mallett by the throat during a fourth-quarter shoving match.