(Detroit, MI) — Rookie Sam Darnold overcame a pick-six on his first NFL play to throw two touchdown passes in the Jets’ 48-17 win in Detroit. Isaiah Crowell added 102 yards and two scores on the ground for New York, which scored 31 points unanswered points in the third quarter. Matthew Stafford threw four picks in defeat.
(Oakland, CA) — The Rams outscored the Raiders 23-0 in the second half and rolled to a 33-13 win in Oakland. Jared Goff threw two touchdown passes and Todd Gurley rushed for 108 yards for Los Angeles. Derek Carr was picked off three times for the Raiders, spoiling the return of head coach Jon Gruden to the NFL sidelines.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are losing another offensive lineman for the season. The team placed tackle Aviante Collins on injured reserve yesterday after sustaining an elbow injury in practice last week. Collins is the second O-lineman to be lost for the year after left guard Nick Easton underwent neck surgery early in training camp. Center Pat Elflein was inactive for Week One after spending the entire preseason on the physically unable to perform list while recovering from shoulder and ankle surgeries.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are back to work to get ready for their trip to Green Bay on Sunday. The status of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is up in the air after suffering a knee injury in their Week One win over Chicago. Minnesota has won three of the last four regular-season games against Green Bay.
(Indianapolis, IN) — Brad Keselowski is the winner of Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It’s the second straight win for Keselowski. The race ran yesterday after being postponed on Sunday due to rain. Kyle Busch clinched the regular season championship. The NASCAR playoffs begin this Sunday in Las Vegas.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Gary Sanchez went 3-for-5 with a home run as the Yankees cruised past the Twins 7-2 to open a three-game series at Target Field. Robbie Grossman broke up the shutout with an RBI double in the eighth for Minnesota. Kyle Gibson took the loss, despite allowing only one run on four hits in five-and-two-thirds innings. The Twins are 2-and-7 in their last nine.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins continue their three-game series with the Yankees tonight at Target Field. Kohl Stewart will take the ball for Minnesota. New York counters with Sonny Gray.