NFL Week 1 Live Updates and Analysis: Best Games, Predictions, Upsets:- The first week of the NFL season is finally here, and Sports Illustrated is geared up to provide real-time evaluation and updates all through the day. Thursday’s sport between the Bills and the Rams gave followers a spectacle worthwhile of the season opener, with Josh Allen throwing for three touchdowns in a 31-10 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions, sending a clear sign that the Bills can stay up to the hype. surrounding them. (Buffalo entered the season as the making a bet favourite and completed first in our MMQB energy rankings, receiving six of eight first-place votes.)
And these days the motion continues – here is a seem at Sunday’s slate, along with a few key video games to watch and some predictions from Albert Breer and Conor Orr.
NFL Week 1 Live Updates and Analysis
Browns at the Panthers, 1:00 p.m.
This is for sure billed as “Baker Mayfield vs. Browns” however I’m in my opinion interested in seeing how a healthful Jacoby Brisset performs. — Conor Orr
Patriots at the Dolphins, 13:00.
What the Dolphins offense will look like under coach Mike McDaniel — Kyle Shanahan’s longtime secret weapon as a game-handling and game-planning superstar — with Tua Tagovailoa throwing extensive receivers Jaylen Waddle and Tyreek Hill. How about Belichick’s ancient facet coach, Josh Boyer, go head-to-head with his ancient boss Matt Patricia? — Albert Breer
- Trevor Lawrence throws for over 350 yards and three touchdowns. – Conor Orr
- Trey Lance shut everyone up, at least for a while. – Albert Breer
- Will the Jets use Sous Gardner at all in their plan to slow down Ravens tight end Mark Andrews? We’ve seen how a shut-down full-back can transform a defense in an instant, especially at Florham Park. – Conor Orr
- After his freshman year at LSU, Derek Stingley Jr. was hit with injury and discontent, and LSU’s program spiraled. … Will he become a star of the NFO? I think it is possible. – Albert Breer
Patriots on the road to Miami score 3.5 points. I think we may have placed too much importance on their offseason experimentation with different blocking schemes. I think we also sometimes forget that Bill Belichick is still Bill Belichick — Conor Orr
Jaguars. There’s really only one way I can do this if I want to stay consistent in my choices. And count me as a believer that Doug Pederson and the entire quarterback infrastructure he’s assembled on his staff (Pres Taylor, Mike McCoy, Jim Bob Kooter) will lead to Trevor Lawrence making a very big leap in the secondary. – Albert Breer