Aside from Monday night's doubleheader, the first week of the NFL season is in the books. There have been great plays, terrible plays, chalk wins and wacky upsets. Some players have backed up the media hype, while others have fallen way, way short.
Of the rookie quarterbacks, who excelled and who struggled? Which teams looked vulnerable, and which teams looked unbeatable? Which teams took their first step toward the playoffs, and which teams are still standing on the starting line?
Which players have earned a game ball this weekend?
Here they are.