September 19, 2016 - by
Noles In The NFL: Week 2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Kelvin Benjamin continued his hot start to the season and Devonta Freeman enjoyed a strong bounce-back day during a busy Week 2 for former Noles in the NFL. Here’s a lap around the league: 

New York Jets 37, Buffalo 31
Bills: CB Ronald Darby started, made six tackles and defended three passes. QB EJ Manuel played as a reserve. He completed his only pass attempt for 10 yards, and he carried two times for two yards. TE Nick O’Leary played as a reserve but did not record any statistics. LS Garrison Sanborn handled his duties.


Carolina 46, San Francisco 27
Panthers: WR Kelvin Benjamin started and caught seven passes for 108 yards and two touchdowns. K Graham Gano was 4 for 4 on field goals (49, 41, 39, 31 yards) and 4 for 5 on extra points. His only failed attempt was blocked.
49ers: DE Cornellius Carradine had a tackle. QB Christian Ponder was inactive.

Baltimore 25, Cleveland 20
Ravens: DT Timmy Jernigan started and made six tackles (two for loss), a sack and registered three QB hurries.
Browns: C Cameron Erving started but left the game with an injury. He was taken to the hospital and later diagnosed with a pulmonary contusion. DT Nile-Lawrence Stample is on injured reserve.

Tennessee 16, Detroit 15
Titans: OL Josue Matias is on injured reserve
Lions: WR Anquan Boldin started and had four catches for 48 yards.

New York Giants 16, New Orleans 13
Giants: OL Bobby Hart played as reserve.
Saints: CB P.J. Williams started, made two tackles and defended a pass before leaving the game with an injury. The Saints later said he had a concussion.

Pittsburgh 24, Cincinnati 16
Steelers: LB Lawrence Timmons started and made seven tackles. LB Vince Williams played but did not record any statistics.

Dallas 27, Washington 23
Redskins: RB Chris Thompson totaled 59 yards (57 receiving, two rushing). K Dustin Hopkins was 3 for 3 on field goals (36, 29, 22 yards) and 2 for 2 on extra points.

Arizona 40, Tampa Bay 7
Buccaneers: QB Jameis Winston completed 27 of 52 passes for 243 yards and one touchdown, but he also threw four interceptions and lost a fumble. K Roberto Aguayo was 0 for 1 on field goals (from 45 yards) and 1 for 1 on extra points.

Los Angeles 9, Seattle 3
Rams: CB Lamarcus Joyner made five tackles.

Denver 34, Indianapolis 20
Broncos: LB Dekoda Watson played but did not record any statistics.
Colts: CB Antonio Cromartie started and made six tackles. CB Patrick Robinson was inactive.

Atlanta 35, Oakland 28
Falcons: RB Devonta Freeman started and rushed 17 times for 93 yards.
Raiders: C Rodney Hudson started. K Sebastian Janikowski was 0 for 1 on field goals (from 58 yards) and 4 for 4 on extra points. OL Menelik Watson was inactive. DE Mario Edwards Jr. is on injured reserve.

San Diego 38, Jacksonville 14
Jaguars: LB Telvin Smith started and made nine tackles. CB Jalen Ramseystarted and had six tackles. WR Rashad Greene caught one pass for seven yards and returned two punts for four yards.

Minnesota 17, Green Bay 14
Vikings: CB Xavier Rhodes was inactive.
Packers: DT Letroy Guion started and made two tackles and a tackle for loss.

Monday Night Football: Philadelphia at Chicago
Eagles: LB Nigel Bradham had five tackles during last week’s season-opening win over Cleveland. S Terrence Brooks did not play in Week 1.
Bears: NT Eddie Goldman started and made six tackles and half a sack in last week’s loss at Houston. LB Christian Jones made four tackles.

Noles In The NFL: Week 2
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