Eagles 38, Lions 35
Jordan Davis, DL: Picked up two tackles in his NFL debut with the Eagles.
Nakobe Dean, ILB: Saw action on 15 special teams and three defensive plays with no statistics in his NFL debut with Philadelphia.
D’Andre Swift, RB: Rushed 15 times for 144 yards and a touchdown and caught three passes for 31 yards for the Lions. He is the first Lion to rush for 100 yards in a season opener since Barry Sanders in 1996.
Browns 26, Panthers 24
Nick Chubb, RB: Rushed for 141 yards on 22 carries and had a 2-yard catch for Cleveland.
Richard LeCounte, DB: Was on the Browns’ inactive list (coach’s decision).
Bills 31, Rams 10
James Cook, RB: Had one carry for two yards in his NFL debut with the Bills.
Isaiah McKenzie, WR: Caught two passes for 19 yards, including a 7-yard touchdown, for Buffalo.
Leonard Floyd, OLB: Posted three tackles and recovered a fumble for Los Angeles.
Derion Kendrick, DB: Was on the Rams’ inactive list (coach’s decision).
Matthew Stafford, QB: Went 29-of-41 for 240 yards and a touchdown for Los Angeles. On his first completion, he became the 12th man in NFL history to reach 50,000 career passing yards (now 50,235).
Dolphins 20, Patriots 7
John Jenkins, DL: Registered one tackle for the Dolphins.
Channing Tindall, OLB: Appeared on two special teams plays with no statistics in his NFL debut with Miami.
David Andrews, OL: Started at center and helped the Patriots accumulate 271 total yards.
Isaiah Wynn, OL: Started at right tackle as New England posted 271 total yards.
Ravens 24, Jets 9
Ben Cleveland, OL: Logged four special teams plays for Baltimore.
Justin Houston, OLB: Had three tackles, including a sack, for the Ravens.
Nick Moore, LS: Snapped on three extra points, one field goal, and six punts for Baltimore.
Lawrence Cager, TE: Targeted once but had no catches in his second stint with the Jets, having converted to tight end from wide receiver.
Bears 19, 49ers 10
Roquan Smith, ILB: Led the Bears with nine tackles, had half a sack, and defended one pass.
Charlie Woerner, TE: Appeared on 19 offensive and 16 special teams plays with no statistics for the 49ers.
Steelers 23, Bengals 20 (OT)
George Pickens, WR: Hauled in one pass for three yards in his NFL debut with the Steelers.
Trey Hill, OL: Was active but did not play for the Bengals.
Giants 21, Titans 20
Tae Crowder, ILB: Led New York with seven tackles.
Azeez Ojulari, OLB: Was on the Giants’ inactive list (calf).
Andrew Thomas, OL: Started at left tackle as New York posted 394 total yards.
Ben Jones, OL: Started at center and helped the Titans roll up 359 total yards.
Vikings 23, Packers 7
Lewis Cine, DB: Was on the Vikings’ inactive list (knee).
Eric Stokes, DB: Had four tackles on defense and one on special teams for Green Bay.
Quay Walker, ILB: Notched eight tackles, including a Packers-high seven solos, in his NFL debut.
Devonte Wyatt, DB: Recorded one tackle in his NFL debut with the Packers.
Chiefs 44, Cardinals 21
Mecole Hardman, WR: Pulled in three passes for 16 yards and a touchdown and returned a punt three yards for Kansas City.
Malik Herring, DL: Was on the Chiefs’ inactive list (coach’s decision).
A.J. Green, WR: Hauled in two passes for 13 yards for the Cardinals.
Jonathan Ledbetter, DL: Logged 20 defensive and six special teams plays with no statistics for Arizona.
Chargers 24, Raiders 19
Tre’ McKitty, TE: Hauled in three passes for 24 yards for Los Angeles.
Sony Michel, RB: Carried seven times for 12 yards in his first game with the Chargers.
Jamaree Salyer, OL: Logged five special teams plays in his NFL debut with Los Angeles.
Zamir White, RB: Appeared on four special teams plays with no statistics in his NFL debut with the Raiders.
Buccaneers 19, Cowboys 3
Jake Camarda, P: Punted three times for a 50.7-yard average, held on four successful field goals and one extra point, and kicked off six times in his NFL debut with Tampa Bay.
Colts 20, Texans 20 (TIE)
Rodrigo Blankenship, PK: Made field goals from 45 and 27, booted two extra points, and kicked off six times for the Colts.
Chris Conley, WR: Was targeted twice but had no catches after being elevated from the Texans’ practice squad.
Commanders 28, Jaguars 22
Tyson Campbell, DB: Intercepted a pass and posted three tackles for Jacksonville.
Travon Walker, OLB: The 2022 No. 1 overall pick intercepted a pass and returned it nine yards to set up a Jaguars touchdown, registered a sack, and made four tackles.
Saints 27, Falcons 26
Lorenzo Carter, OLB: Had two tackles, including half a sack, in his Falcons debut.
Chargers: Mark Webb, DB
Falcons: Justin Shaffer, OL
Raiders: J.R. Reed, DB
Reserve Lists (IR, PUP, NFI, COVID)
Bengals: Elijah Holyfield, RB
Commanders: Eli Wolf, TE
Falcons: John FitzPatrick, TE
Raiders: Jordan Jenkins, OLB
Titans: Monty Rice, ILB
The University of Georgia held fast at No. 16 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 ranking of the best public universities in the nation, marking the seventh consecutive year that UGA has placed in the top 20. Georgia is one of only two SEC institutions to rank among the top 20.
“This outstanding news is another clear sign that the University of Georgia is solidifying its position among the very best public research universities in America,” said President Jere W. Morehead. “The consistency of our national ranking is a testament to the commitment of our talented faculty, staff and students; the generosity and support of our loyal alumni and friends; and the effectiveness of our vision and strategy to reach new heights of academic excellence.”