Cavaliers in the NFL: Week 1
Sept. 11, 2012
New England Patriots (1-0) CB Ras-I Dowling had four total tackles in the Patriots 34-13 triumph over the Tennessee Titans. LS Danny Aiken also participated in the Patriot’s victory but recorded no stats.
Kansas City Chiefs (0-1) OT Branden Albert started and helped the Chiefs amass 152 yards rushing and 241 yards passing in Kansas City’s 40-27 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
New York Jets (1-0) OT D’Brickashaw Ferguson helped the Jets pass for 266 yards and rush for 118 more in New York’s 48-28 victory over the Buffalo Bills.
Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1) TE Heath Miller had four receptions for fifty yards and one touchdown in the Steelers 31-1 loss to the Denver Broncos.
Cincinnati Bengals (0-1) RB Cedric Peerman rushed three times for 22 yards and made two tackles in the Bengals’ 44-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
Houston Texans (1-0) QB Matt Schaub passed for 266 yards and one touchdown in Houston’s 30-10 win over the Miami Dolphins.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0) CB Ronde Barber recorded a total of five tackles and one sack in the Buccaneers’ 16-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers.
San Francisco 49ers (1-0) LB Ahmad Brooks started and had two tackles and one sack in the 49er’s 30-22 win over the Green Bay Packers. Cam Johnson is on the practice squad this week and not listed on the active roster.
New York Giants (0-1) DE Chris Canty was placed on the reserve-physically unable to perform list prior to the start of the 2012 season.
Chicago Bears (1-0) DT Nate Collins did not play in the Bears 41-21 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
St. Louis Rams (0-1) S Rodney McLeod made his NFL regular season debut and registered two tackles. DE Chris Long started in the Ram’s 27-23 loss against the Detroit Lions. DT Matt Conrath did not see the field.
Minnesota Vikings (1-0) CB Chris Cook started for Minnesota and recorded five total tackles and one sack in the Vikings’ 26-23 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Washington Redskins (1-0) CB Chase Minnifield was placed on injured reserve prior to the start of the 2012 season.
Jacksonville Jaguars (0-1) OT Eugene Monroe helped the Jaguars achieve 242 passing yards and 113 rushing yards in Jacksonville’s 26-23 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
Atlanta Falcons (1-0) RB Jason Snelling rushed for five yards on two carries in Atlanta’s 40-24 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.