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NFL Today, Week 2

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Monday, Sept. 19

St. Louis (0-1) at New York Giants (0-1), 8:30 p.m. EDT.

Former Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo faces New York for the first time since becoming coach of St. Louis in a matchup of two of the NFL's most banged-up teams.

STARS

Passing

- Cam Newton, Panthers, was 28 for 46 for 432 yards with a TD and three interceptions in Carolina's 30-23 loss to Green Bay. Newton's 854 yards passing are the most yards for a player in his first two games.

- Tom Brady, Patriots, was 31 for 40 for 423 yards and three TDs in New England's 35-21 win over San Diego. Brady set an NFL record with 940 yards passing in the first two weeks of the season.

- Tony Romo, Cowboys, was 20 of 33 for 345 yards with 2 TDs in Dallas' 27-24 OT win over San Francisco.

- Matt Hasselbeck, Titans, finished 30 of 42 for 358 yards and a TD and interception in Tennessee's 26-13 win over Baltimore.

- Andy Dalton, Bengals, was 27 of 41 for 332 yards with 2 TDs in Cincinnati's 24-22 loss to Denver.

Rushing

- Adrian Peterson, Vikings, had 25 carries for 120 yards and 2 TDs in Minnesota's 24-20 loss to Tampa Bay.

- Fred Jackson, Bills, finished with 117 yards and two TDs on 15 carries in Buffalo's 38-35 win over Oakland.

- Michael Turner, Falcons, had 21 carries for 114 yards and a touchdown in Atlanta's 35-31 win over Philadelphia.

- Daniel Thomas, Dolphins, had 18 carries for 107 yards in Miami's 23-13 loss to Houston.

- Ben Tate, Texans, had 23 carries for 103 yards in Houston's 23-13 win over Miami.

- Willis McGahee, Broncos, finished with 101 yards and a TD on 28 carries in Denver's 24-22 win over Denver.

Receiving

- Miles Austin, Cowboys, finished with nine receptions for 143 yards and three TDs in Dallas' 27-24 OT win over San Francisco.

- Vincent Jackson, Chargers, had 10 catches for 172 yards and 2 TDs in San Diego's 35-21 loss to New England.

- Jeremy Maclin, Eagles, had 13 receptions for 171 yards and two TDs in Philadelphia's 35-31 loss to Atlanta.

- Steve Smith, Panthers, had six catches for 156 yards in Carolina's 30-23 loss to Green Bay.

- Denarius Moore, Raiders, had five catches for 146 yards and a touchdown in Oakland's 38-35 loss to Buffalo.

- Kenny Britt, Titans, had nine catches for 135 yards and a touchdown in Tennessee's 26-13 win over Baltimore.

Special Teams

- Dan Bailey, Cowboys, made a 48-yard field goal as time expired in regulation and a 19-yarder in overtime to send Dallas past San Francisco 27-24.

- Adam Vinatieri, Colts, was 4 for 4 on field goals in Indianapolis' 27-19 loss to Cleveland.

- Rob Bironas, Titans, was 4 of 5 on field goals in Tennessee's 26-13 win over Baltimore.

Defense

- The Pittsburgh Steelers held Seattle 164 yards in earning a 24-0 shutout. Seattle didn't take a snap on Pittsburgh's side of the field until the fourth quarter while getting shut out for the second straight time in the Steel City.

- Antonio Cromartie and Muhammad Wilkerson, Jets. Cromartie had two of New York's four interceptions and Wilkerson, the team's first-round pick, had his first NFL sack for a safety in New York's 32-3 win over Jacksonville.

- Roman Harper and Junior Gallette, Saints. Each had two of New Orleans' six sacks of the Bears' Jay Cutler.

- Jason Hatcher and DeMarcus Ware, Cowboys. Each had two of Dallas' six sacks of the 49ers' Alex Smith.

- The Tennessee Titans sacked the Ravens' Joe Flacco three times and hit him repeatedly while forcing three turnovers, including two interceptions in a 26-13 win.

STATS

Cam Newton's 854 yards passing are the most yards for a player in the first two games of his career. ... The Patriots' Tom Brady set an NFL record with 940 yards passing in the first two weeks of the season. ... Ben Roethlisberger recorded the 70th win of his career, accomplishing the feat in his 100th start, the fourth-fewest starts to reach 70 wins among quarterbacks who began their careers in the Super Bowl era. ... Green Bay wide receiver Donald Driver had a 10-yard reception in the Packers' 30-23 win at Carolina. Driver has 9,666 yards receiving and passed Hall of Famer James Lofton (9,656) for most yards receiving in franchise history. Driver is also the Packers' leader in receptions with 703. ... Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns against Tampa Bay. Peterson has 54 career rushing touchdowns and surpassed Chuck Foreman (52) and Bill Brown (52) for the most in franchise history. ... NFL active sack leader Jason Taylor got Houston's Matt Schaub once, increasing his total to 133 1/2.

STREAKS

The Detroit Lions had their most lopsided regular-season win in franchise history in a 48-3 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, matching the 45-point win they had over Cleveland in the 1957 NFL title game. ... The Patriots scored 30 points for the 10th straight regular-season game. ... The Steelers have won nine straight home openers. ... Detroit kicker Jason Hanson set an NFL record by playing in his 297th career game in the Lions' 48-3 win over Kansas City, marking the most games played by one player for a single team. Hanson surpassed Hall of Famer Bruce Matthews, who played 296 games for the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans. ... The Jets improved to 5-1 while wearing their navy New York Titans throwback jerseys, and are 2-0 for the second time in three years under Rex Ryan. ... Larry Fitzgerald's TD catch was his 66th, tying Roy Green (1979-90) for the Cardinals' franchise record.

SLUMPS

Luke McCown of the Jaguars had a QB rating of 1.8. He was 6 for 19 for 59 yards with four interceptions. ... The Chiefs lost their first two games by a combined margin of 79 points, their worst scoring differential to start a season, according to STATS. ... The Dolphins are 0-2 for the fifth time in the past six years and are 1-11 at home since late 2009. ... Arizona has lost eight straight to the Redskins and hasn't won in Washington since 1998. The Cardinals have allowed 932 yards in two games. ... The Vikings have started 0-2 in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2001-02. They started 0-4 in 2002. ... The Colts are 0-2 for the first time since 1998, Peyton Manning's rookie season. ... The 38 points allowed by the Raiders were the most by Oakland in a loss since a 43-37 defeat to Seattle in 1998. And they allowed 481 yards - 326 in the second half - and 34 first downs.

SIDELINED

Jamaal Charles could be out awhile for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs' All-Pro running back was carted off the field midway through the first quarter Sunday with a left knee injury, and coach Todd Haley said after the 48-3 loss to the Lions that the team was still awaiting definitive word on his status. Charles planted his left foot as he was being pushed out of bounds, then fell forward, crashing into the legs of Detroit's mascot. ... Green Bay Packers safety Nick Collins was carried off the field on a stretcher after he injured his neck in the fourth quarter of a 30-23 win over the Carolina Panthers. Collins was hurt as he tried to tackle Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart on a catch. Stewart attempted to hurdle Collins, whose head appeared to hit Stewart's left hip as he dived for Stewart's legs. Collins' neck bent awkwardly and he landed face down on the turf.

SPEAKING

"This stinks. We're trying to get things going in our stadium and our community, and you have to win at home to do that. It's frustrating. It's embarrassing." - Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall after the Dolphins lost to Texans 23-13 and fell to 0-2.

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