Sports Illustrated: Best NFL Shots from Week One

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Sports Illustrated: Best NFL Shots from Week One

Plaxico Burress lands awkwardly after catching a pass in the first quarter of the Giants’ 16-7 win. Burress had 10 receptions for 133 yards.


Tom Brady’s left leg buckles on the hit by Chiefs safety Bernard Pollard midway through the first quarter. The Patriots went on to win 17-10 under backup quarterback Matt Cassel. Brady will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.


Marion Barber dives over Browns safety Mike Adams for extra yardage in the second quarter of the Cowboys’ 28-10 win. Barber had 16 carries for 80 yards and two TDs.


Tight end Dante Rosario leaps to catch the game-winning 14-yard touchdown pass over Chargers safety Eric Weddle as time expires. Rosario led the Panthers with 7 catches for 98 yards in their 26-24 victory.


Texans cornerback Fred Bennett knocks the ball loose from wide receiver Santonio Holmes after a reception in the first half of the Steelers’ 38-17 win. The fumble went out of bounds with the Steelers retaining possession.


L.J. Smith stays inbounds at the back of the end zone for a touchdown reception in the first quarter of the Eagles’ 38-3 win over the Rams.

David Garrard tries to get away from the grasp of Titans defensive tackle Tony Brown during the Jaguars’ 17-10 loss. Brown had two of Tennessee’s seven sacks in the game.


Vince Young holds his left knee after spraining it in the fourth quarter against the Jaguars. Young will likely miss a few games with a strained MCL.


Jerious Norwood leaps into the end zone for a touchdown in the third quarter of the Falcons’ 34-21 victory over the Lions. Atlanta dominated the game on the ground with Michael Turner’s 220 yards on 22 carries, along with Norwood’s 93 yards on 14 carries.


Tight end Desmond Clark is tackled by Colts safety Antoine Bethea at the one-yard line after picking up 26 yards in the fourth quarter of the Bears’ 29-13 victory.



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