MX23RW : Tuesday, September 17 10:01:15| >> :600:691941:691941:
Sep 9, 2019 at 1.20am UK at ​Gillette Stadium
Pittsburgh Steelers
3-33
New England Patriots
FT
0
Q1
7
Gordon (4:46)
0
Q2
13
Dorsett (3:49)
3
Q3
10
Dorsett (8:05)
0
Q4
3

Result: Tom Brady leads Patriots to win on opening weekend

Result: Brady leads Patriots to win on opening weekend
© Reuters
Pittsburgh beaten on opening night.

The evergreen Tom Brady led his New England Patriots to a 33-3 win on the opening Sunday of the season, with the victory exposing significant problems for the the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The 42-year-old quarterback went 24-from-36 passes which included three touchdowns and 341  yards for the reigning Super Bowl champions, with Brady going to 6-0 in Massachusetts against the Steelers.

Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a less successful day, seemingly missing future hall-of-famer Antonio Brown who left the Pennsylvania franchise after last season.

— NFL (@NFL) September 9, 2019

The Patriots last week added Brown to their line-up after a short-lived spell with the Oakland Raiders.

Quarterback Nick Foles experienced a tough day at the office in his first season outing for the Jacksonville Jaguars since leaving the Philadelphia Eagles.

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones levelled the former Super Bowl MVP, fracturing the quarterback's clavicle after he threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to DJ Clark.

The 30-year-old will have surgery on Monday, with some league sources reporting the Jaguars may sign former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick to cover the injury.

— #DUUUVAL (@Jaguars) September 8, 2019

Kaepernick may be considered as an alternative backup Gardner Minshew, who threw two touchdowns and one interception as the Chiefs ran away 40-26 courtesy of reigning MVP Patrick Mahones.

The Los Angeles Rams scored an important 30-27 road victory over the Carolina Panthers, perennial strugglers the Cleveland Browns fell 43-13 to the Tennessee Titans and the Baltimore Ravens notched up the highest score of the day by going 59-10 over the Miami Marlins.

Kirk Cousins had a quiet night as he started his second season in Minnesota, attempting just 10 throws including eight successful ones for 98 yards and one touchdown.

The Vikings rush was the story of the night, churning through 174 yards on the way to a 28-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

The Buffalo Bills finished 17-16 over the New York Jets, the Indianopolis Colts appeared to feel Andrew Luck's retirement as they went down 30-24 to the Los Angles Chargers and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Cincinnati Bengals 21-20.

The Detroit Tigers drew 27-all with the Arizona Cardinals, the Dallas Cowboys won 35-17 over the New York Giants, the 49ers took the Tamba Bay Bucanneers 31-17 and the Eagles opened the season 32-27 over the Washington Redskins.

The final game of the opening round will be the Houston Texans and the New Orleans Saints.

body check tags ::
Share this article now:
Instagram - Follow Sports Mole
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is announces his retirement in a press conference after the game against the Chicago Bears at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 25, 2019
Read Next:
Andrew Luck stuns NFL by announcing retirement aged 29
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
/esi/758/0/index.html - esi:0:site:0:-p-: {0}: - :T758:-: {0}: < ! - - T  758 {0} - - >  : 

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account