Following the first week fiasco in San Francisco, the Minnesota Vikings were ranked 25th out of the 32 teams in ESPN's weekly NFL Power Rankings. And frankly, after watching the crap game against the 49ers I think that ranking was kind. They make a nice jump this week. Here's the digits.
Bradley Roby returned a Jamaal Charles fumble 21 yards for a touchdown with 27 seconds left and the Denver Broncos continued their dominance of the Chiefs with a 31-24 win in Kansas City on Thursday night.
Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes, including three to tight end Rob Gronkowski, and New England beat Pittsburgh, 28-21, in the opening game of the 2015 NFL season in Foxboro, Mass. on Thursday night.
The 2015 NFL season officially kicks off Thursday night in New England, where the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots will begin their quest to repeat with a tough first-week game against the Steelers. The rest of the league gets started on Sunday. Here’s what you need to know about Week 1…