Preseason week one is officially underway, and here’s the best of the web with game recaps as well as stories from Thursday’s six games, featuring the debut of RG3, Peyton Manning in Denver, and the Pats at home vs the Saints.
Buffalo Bills Sloppy In 7-6 Preseason Loss To Washington Redskins – Buffalo’s offense looked in about mid-season form, falling to the Redskins by a point in their 2012 ugly debut at home.
Falcons’ One-Two Punch Good for a Knockout Against Baltimore – The Falcons fell at home 31-17 to the defending AFC North champion Ravens, who scored 24 second half points for the win.
Eagles 24, Steelers 23: Preseason Game 1 – The Steelers offense looked solid in the debut for OC Todd Haley, but a late 51-yard field goal was enough for Philly to escape an emotional one-point win at home.
Painter’s 3 Touchdowns Lead Ravens Over Falcons 31-17 – Remember Curtis Painter? Yeah, he’s back, and now he’s with the Ravens who as we stated above got hot late to beat the Falcons in Atlanta.
Saints Lose to Patriots 7-6 in Defensive Showdown – The folks at Canal Street Chronicles talk about the Pats and Saints, with more focus on the Saints and what they were able to do good and bad in the loss.
Broncos Show Depth In 31-3 Win Over Chicago Bears In Preseason Game No. 1 – Broncos fans are probably already booking Super Bowl trips with new QB Peyton Manning after they took apart the Bears by 28 in their first preseason game with #18.
Bears vs Broncos – First Half Observations – On the other side of the coin, BearGogglesOn has their look at the game, at least from the first half point of view.
Chargers beat Pack 21-13 in preseason opener – There was a female ref in the house in San Diego, and by the way, the Chargers were 8 points better than the Packers.
Packers Vs. Chargers: Final Score 21-13 In Favor Of San Diego, But Plenty Of Positives – Here’s a look from the Packers point of view, which says there was plenty of good to take away from the loss to the Chargers.
Robert Griffin III Highlights – Back to the Redskins vs. Bills, and a look at video of RG3?s debut vs the Bils