2020 MVP Aaron Rodgers struggled all over, throwing two interceptions — he simplest threw 5 all over the whole thing of remaining season — whilst Saints quarterback Jameis Winston threw for 5 touchdowns.
Whilst Rodgers admitted that he “performed dangerous,” he stressed out to the media that it was once “only one sport.”
In spite of the staff’s struggles — Rodgers was once pulled from the sport with 10:46 closing to give protection to him and make allowance second-year quarterback Jordan Love some sport time — he believes that having this loss so early within the season permits the Packers to right kind direction.
“I believe more straightforward,” he mentioned. “We are coming off a pair NFC Championship Video games and clearly feeling just right concerning the unit that we have got on offense. … So it is a just right kick within the you-know-where. Optimistically get us getting into the correct route going again house and taking part in a department opponent [Detroit] subsequent week.”
The sport was once being performed in Jacksonville, Florida, on account of the impact Typhoon Ida is constant to have on Louisiana.
And afterwards, Winston stressed out that the efficiency and the victory was once “for the town” of New Orleans.
“They have got been via such a lot. And for us with the intention to rejoice this victory with them, it is simply hats off to them for his or her resilience as a result of they motivated us, they impressed us to come back available in the market and ball.”
Chiefs coming again
Kansas Town Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes and tight-end Travis Kelce as soon as once more displayed their nearly telepathic connection on Sunday night time, taking part in starring roles of their 33-29 comeback victory towards the Cleveland Browns.
The Browns raced right into a richly-deserved first part lead, main 22-10 on the halftime ruin in large part thank you to 2 touchdowns from celebrity running-back Nick Chubb.
On the other hand, in the second one part, the Chiefs — led via Mahomes’ brilliance — got here roaring again.
In a while after going into the fourth quarter with a nine-point deficit, Mahomes threw a touch-perfect 75-yard landing to Tyreek Hill at the very subsequent play.
Mins later, Browns punter Jamie Gillan fumbled a snap, putting in place the Chiefs with superb place within the Browns part.
Mahomes duly took benefit, throwing his moment landing of the sport to Kelce to offer Kansas Town a four-point lead.
A past due interception from Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield sealed the victory, handing the 2019 Tremendous Bowl winners the easiest begin to the season.
Chiefs trainer Andy Reid praised Mahomes after his 337-yard, 3 landing efficiency.
“He does the sort of nice activity with the blokes round him. He is a really perfect communicator all the way through tricky instances at the sideline.”