Buffalo Bills dominate Tennessee Titans 41-7, but cornerback Dane Jackson hospitalized after scary-looking injury

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers backmost   Tom Brady and New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore get   into an altercation during the 2nd  fractional  of the Bucs' chippy 20-10 triumph   implicit    the Saints. The triumph   snapped Brady's idiosyncratic   seven-game losing streak against the Saints.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers backmost Tom Brady and New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore get into an altercation during the 2nd fractional of the Bucs' chippy 20-10 triumph implicit the Saints. The triumph snapped Brady's idiosyncratic seven-game losing streak against the Saints.

Baltimore Ravens wide   receiver Devin Duvernay gave the location  assemblage  thing  to cheer for erstwhile   helium  returned the opening   kickoff 103 yards to people     a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins connected  September 18. Despite the feat, the Ravens went connected  to suffer  42-38 aft  being outscored by 25 successful  the 4th  quarter.

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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Devin Duvernay gave the location assemblage thing to cheer for erstwhile helium returned the opening kickoff 103 yards to people a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins connected September 18. Despite the feat, the Ravens went connected to suffer 42-38 aft being outscored by 25 successful the 4th quarter.

San Francisco 49ers backmost   Jimmy Garoppolo celebrates with his teammates during the 2nd  fractional  of a 27-7 triumph   against the Seattle Seahawks connected  September 18. Garoppolo came connected  arsenic  a substitute aft  starter Trey Lance went down   for the twelvemonth  with a fractured ankle and threw for 154 yards and 1  touchdown -- and rushed for different  -- connected  13/21 passing.

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San Francisco 49ers backmost Jimmy Garoppolo celebrates with his teammates during the 2nd fractional of a 27-7 triumph against the Seattle Seahawks connected September 18. Garoppolo came connected arsenic a substitute aft starter Trey Lance went down for the twelvemonth with a fractured ankle and threw for 154 yards and 1 touchdown -- and rushed for different -- connected 13/21 passing.

55 remaining successful  the game. Jets QB Joe Flacco threw for 307 yards and 4  TDs -- including 2  successful  the last  2  minutes of the crippled  -- to transportation  the Jets. Sunday's crippled  saw the instrumentality    of "Brownie the Elf" to the Browns' location  field. The logo was initially utilized  by the Browns successful  their inaugural play   successful  1946 but fell retired  of favour  successful  the 60s, returning erstwhile   the franchise was brought backmost  to Cleveland successful  1999.

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The Cleveland Browns tally the shot crossed midfield against the New York Jets during the archetypal 4th astatine FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns ended up losing 31-30 aft being up by 13 points with 1:55 remaining successful the game. Jets QB Joe Flacco threw for 307 yards and 4 TDs -- including 2 successful the last 2 minutes of the crippled -- to transportation the Jets. Sunday's crippled saw the instrumentality of "Brownie the Elf" to the Browns' location field. The logo was initially utilized by the Browns successful their inaugural play successful 1946 but fell retired of favour successful the 60s, returning erstwhile the franchise was brought backmost to Cleveland successful 1999.

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Byron Murphy Jr. (left) picks up   a fumble and returns it for the winning touchdown during overtime of a melodramatic  29-23 triumph   against the Las Vegas Raiders connected  September 18.

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Arizona Cardinals cornerback Byron Murphy Jr. (left) picks up a fumble and returns it for the winning touchdown during overtime of a melodramatic 29-23 triumph against the Las Vegas Raiders connected September 18.

Cincinnati Bengals backmost   Joe Burrow throws during the archetypal  fractional  against the Pittsburgh Steelers successful  Week 1 connected  September 11 successful  Cincinnati. Burrow would spell  connected  to person  5  turnovers connected  the time  — 4  interceptions and a mislaid  fumble — successful  a 23-20 loss.

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Cincinnati Bengals backmost Joe Burrow throws during the archetypal fractional against the Pittsburgh Steelers successful Week 1 connected September 11 successful Cincinnati. Burrow would spell connected to person 5 turnovers connected the time — 4 interceptions and a mislaid fumble — successful a 23-20 loss.

Minnesota Vikings wide   receiver Justin Jefferson (18) had 9  receptions for 184 yards and 2  TDs successful  a large  23-7 part  triumph   against the Green Bay Packers connected  September 11 successful  Minneapolis. This pass, however, was incomplete.

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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson (18) had 9 receptions for 184 yards and 2 TDs successful a large 23-7 part triumph against the Green Bay Packers connected September 11 successful Minneapolis. This pass, however, was incomplete.

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Seattle Seahawks fans marque sound arsenic Russell Wilson (3) of the Denver Broncos prepares to instrumentality a drawback during a failed game-winning thrust connected September 12. It was Wilson's first crippled backmost successful Seattle since leaving for Denver aft 10 years with the Seahawks. Seattle won 17-16.

Cleveland Browns moving  backmost  Nick Chubb makes a tally  successful  the reddish  portion    against the Carolina Panthers connected  September 11 successful  Charlotte, North Carolina. Chubb had 141 yards connected  22 carries successful  a choky  26-24 triumph   for the Browns.

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Cleveland Browns moving backmost Nick Chubb makes a tally successful the reddish portion against the Carolina Panthers connected September 11 successful Charlotte, North Carolina. Chubb had 141 yards connected 22 carries successful a choky 26-24 triumph for the Browns.

Soldiers clasp  the American emblem  during the nationalist  anthem earlier  the archetypal  fractional  of the crippled  betwixt  the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints connected  September 11 successful  Atlanta.

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Soldiers clasp the American emblem during the nationalist anthem earlier the archetypal fractional of the crippled betwixt the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints connected September 11 successful Atlanta.

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Buffalo Bills backmost Josh Allen stiff-arms Los Angeles Rams information Nick Scott successful the 3rd 4th of a monolithic 31-10 triumph against the defending Super Bowl champions astatine SoFi Stadium. The connection triumph connected NFL Opening Day shows the Bills are superior contenders for the rubric successful 2022.

Detroit Lions fans play   drawback  with moving  backmost  Jamaal Williams astatine  Ford Field. The Lions fell conscionable  abbreviated  successful  a precocious   comeback against the Philadelphia Eagles — scoring 14 points successful  the 4th 4th   — to suffer  38-35.

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Free cause wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. poses for a photograph anterior to the play opener betwixt the Buffalo Bills and the Los Angeles Rams connected September 8. OBJ has flirted with signing with either the Rams oregon the Bills this season, and though helium showed up successful Rams colors connected the day, helium went viral pursuing the Bills' large win, tweeting, "Sheeesh.... Bills mafia ??????"

New Orleans Saints wide   receiver Michael Thomas makes a reception against Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell successful  the 2nd  fractional  of their crippled  successful  Atlanta connected  September 11. Thomas had 2  touchdown catches connected  the time  arsenic  the Saints outscored the Falcons by 14 successful  the 4th  to triumph   27-26.

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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas makes a reception against Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell successful the 2nd fractional of their crippled successful Atlanta connected September 11. Thomas had 2 touchdown catches connected the time arsenic the Saints outscored the Falcons by 14 successful the 4th to triumph 27-26.

Chicago Bears backmost   Justin Fields celebrates aft  the Bears' 19-10 triumph   against the San Francisco 49ers astatine  Soldier Field. Fields threw for 2  touchdowns connected  a rain-soaked time  successful  Chicago.

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Chicago Bears backmost Justin Fields celebrates aft the Bears' 19-10 triumph against the San Francisco 49ers astatine Soldier Field. Fields threw for 2 touchdowns connected a rain-soaked time successful Chicago.

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The Buffalo Bills continued their electrical commencement to the caller play connected Monday nighttime – beating the Tennessee Titans 41-7 – but the evening was mired by a scary-looking wounded to 1 of their defenders.

Bills cornerback Dane Jackson was taken to the infirmary successful an ambulance aft suffering a cervix wounded during a collision with a teammate adjacent the extremity of the archetypal half.

Jackson’s cervix bent backwards awkwardly aft colliding with Tremaine Edmunds portion making a tackle precocious successful the archetypal half. He was placed connected a stretcher earlier being loaded into an ambulance and taken to the hospital.

In a statement, the Bills said Jackson was “taken to ECMC (Hospital) for valuation of a cervix injury” wherever helium would get a CT scan and an X-ray. The squad besides said helium had “full question successful extremities.”

After the game, Buffalo caput manager Sean McDermott said helium was “awaiting much updates” astir Jackson’s status, but the squad was “all sending our prayers for him.”

An ambulance prepares to instrumentality     Jackson to the infirmary  aft  helium  suffered an injury.

Jackson’s wounded was 1 of the fewer negatives to what was an highly fruitful Monday nighttime for the Bills arsenic they thrashed the Titans.

Quarterback Josh Allen threw for 317 yards and 4 touchdowns – including 3 to Stefon Diggs and 1 to Reggie Gilliam – arsenic helium dissected the Titans.

On the different broadside of the ball, the Bills defence managed to stifle Ryan Tannehill, Derrick Henry and the Titans offense.

Although Henry was capable to people an opening-drive touchdown, the 2020 Offensive Player of the Year wasn’t capable to truly get going against a stout tally defense.

Both Matt Milano and Jordan Poyer intercepted Tannehill – with Milano moving his backmost 43 yards for a touchdown – arsenic Buffalo forced 4 turnovers to support their ft connected the pedal.

Such was the level of dominance, some teams introduced their back-up quarterbacks adjacent the extremity of the crippled to debar injuring their starters.

The transportation betwixt Allen and Diggs has proved pivotal successful the Bills’ emergence to the apical arsenic galore people’s Super Bowl favorites, with Diggs ending Monday nighttime with 12 receptions for 148 yards and the 3 TDs.

After a dynamic crippled successful the season-opening triumph against the Los Angeles Rams past week, Diggs became the archetypal NFL subordinate since Steve Smith successful 2007 with astatine slightest 250 receiving yards and 4 receiving touchdowns successful his team’s archetypal 2 games of a season.

Allen and Diggs observe  aft  scoring a touchdown against the Titans.

And Allen – who leads the NFL with 8 touchdowns aft 2 weeks – said helium is loving playing with specified a skilled wide receiver.

“It felt bully getting him the shot aboriginal and often. He did a large occupation getting open, making plays, making immoderate large catches,” Allen said aft the game.

“He is what helium is: it’s Stefon Diggs. We cognize helium is 1 of the greatest, if not the greatest, receivers successful the crippled close now. I spot him implicitly.”

The Bills are present 2-0 and inactive among the favorites to situation for a Super Bowl berth portion the Titans – who were the No. 1 effect successful the AFC league past twelvemonth – stay winless.

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