NFL Sunday Grades: Week Two

Another NFL Sunday is in the books. In case you missed it last week, THIS is the column you need to read to get an update on how every team looked this past weekend.

Make sure you don’t look like a fool in your office this week and memorize this piece….

Don’t be THAT guy……

Got it?………….

 

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Cincinnati Bengals (1-1): 16     Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0): 24

Cincinnati’s Offensive Grade: C+

Cincinnati’s Defensive Grade: C+

Pittsburgh’s Offensive Grade: B-

Pittsburgh’s Defensive Grade: B-

Cincinnati’s Offensive MVP: Giovanni Bernard (9 receptions, 100 receiving yards, 1 receiving touchdown)

Cincinnati’s Defensive MVP: Adam Jones (4 tackles, 2 passes deflected, 1 interception)

Pittsburgh’s Offensive MVP: DeAngelo Williams (32 carries, 94 rushing yards, 4 receptions, 38 receiving yards, 1 touchdown)

Pittsburgh’s Defensive MVP: Robert Golden (9 tackles, 1 pass deflected, 1 fumble recovery)

You need to do better next time (Bengals): A.J. Green (2 receptions, 38 receiving yards)

You need to do better next time (Steelers): Antonio Brown (4 receptions, 39 receiving yards)


Tennessee Titans (1-1): 16     Detroit Lions (1-1): 15

Tennessee’s Offensive Grade: B-

Tennessee’s Defensive Grade: C+

Detroit’s Offensive Grade: B-

Detroit’s Defensive Grade: C+

Tennessee’s Offensive MVP: Marcus Mariota (25 of 33 for 238 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, 102.8 QB rating)

Tennessee’s Defensive MVP: Perrish Cox (5 tackles, 1 interception)

Detroit’s Offensive MVP: Marvin Jones (8 receptions, 118 receiving yards)

Detroit’s Defensive MVP: Devin Taylor (7 tackles, 1.5 sacks)

You need to do better next time (Titans): Tajae Sharpe (4 receptions, 33 receiving yards)

You need to do better next time (Lions): Golden Tate (2 receptions, 13 receiving yards)


Baltimore Ravens (2-0): 25     Cleveland Browns (0-2): 20

Baltimore’s Offensive Grade: B-

Baltimore’s Defensive Grade: C+

Cleveland’s Offensive Grade: B-

Cleveland’s Defensive Grade: C

Baltimore’s Offensive MVP: Mike Wallace (4 receptions, 41 receiving yards, 2 touchdowns)

Baltimore’s Defensive MVP: C.J. Mosley (6 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 1 interception, 1 QB hit)

Cleveland’s Offensive MVP: Corey Coleman (5 receptions, 104 receiving yards, 2 touchdowns)

Cleveland’s Defensive MVP: Joe Haden (4 tackles, 4 passes deflected, 2 interceptions)

You need to do better next time (Ravens): Justin Forsett (14 carries, 37 rushing yards)

You need to do better next time (Browns): Terrelle Pryor (3 receptions, 32 receiving yards)


Dallas Cowboys (1-1): 27     Washington Redskins (0-2): 23

Dallas’ Offensive Grade: B

Dallas’ Defensive Grade: C-

Washington’s Offensive Grade: B

Washington’s Defensive Grade: C-

Dallas’ Offensive MVP: Dak Prescott (22 of 30 for 292 yards, 1 carry, 6 rushing yards, 1 rushing touchdown, 103.8 QB rating)

Dallas’ Defensive MVP: Barry Church (5 tackles, 1 interception)

Washington’s Offensive MVP: Kirk Cousins (28 of 46 for 364 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception, 84.0 QB rating)

Washington’s Defensive MVP: Bashaud Breeland (10 tackles, 2 passes deflected)

You need to do better next time (Cowboys): Ezekiel Elliott (2 fumbles)

You need to do better next time (Redskins): Pierre Garcon (2 receptions, 25 receiving yards)


New Orleans Saints (0-2): 13     New York Giants (2-0): 16

New Orleans’ Offensive Grade: C-

New Orleans’ Defensive Grade: B-

New York’s Offensive Grade: C-

New York’s Defensive Grade: B-

New Orleans’ Offensive MVP: Drew Brees (29 of 44 for 263 yards, 1 touchdown, 89.5 QB rating)

New Orleans’ Defensive MVP: Cameron Jordan (8 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for loss, 1 pass deflected)

New York’s Offensive MVP: Eli Manning (32 of 41 for 368 yards, 104.1 QB rating)

New York’s Defensive MVP: Janoris Jenkins (8 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 pass deflected, 1 touchdown)

You need to do better next time (Saints): Mark Ingram (9 carries, 30 rushing yards)

You need to do better next time (Giants): Rashad Jennings (13 carries, 27 rushing yards)


San Francisco 49ers (1-1): 27     Carolina Panthers (1-1): 46

San Francisco’s Offensive Grade: C-

San Francisco’s Defensive Grade: D-

Carolina’s Offensive Grade: A-

Carolina’s Defensive Grade: C-

San Francisco’s Offensive MVP: Vance McDonald (1 reception, 75 receiving yards, 1 touchdown)

San Francisco’s Defensive MVP: Gerald Hodges (10 tackles, 1 sack)

Carolina’s Offensive MVP: Cam Newton (24 of 40 for 353 yards, 4 touchdowns, 1 interception, 111.8 QB rating)

Carolina’s Defensive MVP: Luke Kuechly (11 tackles, 1 interception)

You need to do better next time (49ers): Carlos Hyde (14 carries, 34 rushing yards)

You need to do better next time (Panthers): Mike Tolbert (9 carries, 25 rushing yards)


Miami Dolphins (0-2): 24     New England Patriots (2-0): 31

Miami’s Offensive Grade: C

Miami’s Defensive Grade: C-

New England’s Offensive Grade: A-

New England’s Defensive Grade: B-

Miami’s Offensive MVP: Ryan Tannehill (32 of 45 for 389 yards, 2 touchdowns, 2 interceptions, 6 carries, 35 rushing yards, 93.7 QB rating)

Miami’s Defensive MVP: Kiko Alonso (11 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 fumble recovery)

New England’s Offensive MVP: Martellus Bennett (5 receptions, 114 receiving yards, 1 touchdown)

New England’s Defensive MVP: Jamie Collins (5 tackles, 1 interception)

You need to do better next time (Dolphins): Jay Ajayi (5 carries, 14 rushing yards)

You need to do better next time (Patriots): Jacoby Brissett (6 of 9 for 92 passing yards, sacked twice, 1 fumble)


Kansas City Chiefs (1-1): 12     Houston Texans (2-0): 19

Kansas City’s Offensive Grade: D+

Kansas City’s Defensive Grade: B-

Houston’s Offensive Grade: B-

Houston’s Defensive Grade: A-

Kansas City’s Offensive MVP: Spencer Ware (10 carries, 57 rushing yards, 2 receptions, 48 receiving yards)

Kansas City’s Defensive MVP: Marcus Peters (7 tackles, 4 passes deflected, 2 interceptions)

Houston’s Offensive MVP: DeAndre Hopkins (7 receptions, 113 receiving yards, 1 touchdown)

Houston’s Defensive MVP: J.J. Watt (5 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery)

You need to do better next time (Chiefs): Alex Smith (20 of 37 for 186 yards, 2 fumbles, 68.1 QB rating)

You need to do better next time (Texans): Brock Osweiler (19 of 33 for 268 yards, 1 touchdown, 2 interceptions, 68.8 QB rating)


Seattle Seahawks (1-1): 3     Los Angeles Rams (1-1): 9

Seattle’s Offensive Grade: D-

Seattle’s Defensive Grade: B+

Los Angeles’ Offensive Grade: D+

Los Angeles’ Defensive Grade: A

Seattle’s Offensive MVP: Tyler Lockett (4 receptions, 99 receiving yards)

Seattle’s Defensive MVP: Frank Clark (4 tackles, 2 sacks)

Los Angeles’ Offensive MVP: Kenny Britt (6 catches, 94 receiving yards)

Los Angeles’ Defensive MVP: Aaron Donald (4 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 4 QB hits)

You need to do better next time (Seahawks): The offense

You need to do better next time (Rams): Todd Gurley (19 carries, 51 rushing yards)


Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1): 7     Arizona Cardinals (1-1): 40

Tampa Bay’s Offensive Grade: F

Tampa Bay’s Defensive Grade: F

Arizona’s Offensive Grade: A-

Arizona’s Defensive Grade: A+

Tampa Bay’s Offensive MVP: Mike Evans (6 receptions, 70 receiving yards, 1 touchdown)

Tampa Bay’s Defensive MVP: Kwon Alexander (7 tackles, 1 tackle for loss)

Arizona’s Offensive MVP: Carson Palmer (18 of 31 for 308 yards, 3 touchdowns, 124.1 QB rating)

Arizona’s Defensive MVP: Marcus Cooper (7 tackles, 3 passes deflected, 2 interceptions, 1 touchdown)

You need to do better next time (Buccaneers): Jameis Winston (27 of 52 for 243 yards, 1 touchdown, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble, 39.2 QB rating)

You need to do better next time (Cardinals): Chris Johnson (16 carries, 54 rushing yards)


Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2): 14     San Diego Chargers (1-1): 38

Jacksonville’s Offensive Grade: C

Jacksonville’s Defensive Grade: D+

San Diego’s Offensive Grade: B-

San Diego’s Defensive Grade: B-

Jacksonville’s Offensive MVP: Marqise Lee (5 receptions, 75 receiving yards)

Jacksonville’s Defensive MVP: Johnathan Cyprien (7 tackles, 1 fumble recovery)

San Diego’s Offensive MVP: Philip Rivers (17 of 24 for 220 yards, 4 touchdowns, 138.9 QB rating)

San Diego’s Defensive MVP: Casey Hayward (4 tackles, 2 interceptions)

You need to do better next time (Jaguars): T.J. Yeldon (7 carries, 28 rushing yards)

You need to do better next time (Chargers): Kenneth Farrow (4 carries, 13 rushing yards)


Atlanta Falcons (1-1): 35     Oakland Raiders (1-1): 28

Atlanta’s Offensive Grade: A

Atlanta’s Defensive Grade: C-

Oakland’s Offensive Grade: B+

Oakland’s Defensive Grade: D-

Atlanta’s Offensive MVP: Matt Ryan (26 of 34 for 396 yards, 3 touchdowns, 1 interception, 131.5 QB rating)

Atlanta’s Defensive MVP: Kemal Ishmael (15 tackles)

Oakland’s Offensive MVP: Derek Carr (34 of 45 for 299 yards, 3 touchdowns, 115.0 QB rating)

Oakland’s Defensive MVP: David Amerson (8 tackles, 3 passes deflected, 1 interception)

You need to do better next time (Falcons): Mohamed Sanu (3 catches, 19 receiving yards)

You need to do better next time (Raiders): Jalen Richard (7 carries, 17 rushing yards)


Indianapolis Colts (0-2): 20     Denver Broncos (2-0): 34

Indianapolis’ Offensive Grade: D+

Indianapolis’ Defensive Grade: C-

Denver’s Offensive Grade: B+

Denver’s Defensive Grade: B+

Indianapolis’ Offensive MVP: Adam Vinatieri (2 for 2 with a 52-yarder)

Indianapolis’ Defensive MVP: Zach Kerr (5 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for loss, 2 QB hits)

Denver’s Offensive MVP: C.J. Anderson (20 carries, 74 rushing yards, 3 receptions, 19 receiving yards, 1 touchdown)

Denver’s Defensive MVP: Aqib Talib (2 tackles, 2 passes deflected, 1 interception, 1 touchdown)

You need to do better next time (Colts): T.Y. Hilton (4 receptions, 41 receiving yards)

You need to do better next time (Broncos): Emmanuel Sanders (3 receptions, 39 receiving yards)


Green Bay Packers (1-1): 14     Minnesota Vikings (2-0): 17

Green Bay’s Offensive Grade: D

Green Bay’s Defensive Grade: C+

Minnesota’s Offensive Grade: B-

Minnesota’s Defensive Grade: A-

Green Bay’s Offensive MVP: Aaron Rodgers (20 of 36 for 213 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception, 3 carries, 29 rushing yards, 1 rushing touchdown, 70.7 QB rating)

Green Bay’s Defensive MVP: Mike Daniels (4 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for loss)

Minnesota’s Offensive MVP: Stefon Diggs (9 receptions, 182 yards, 1 touchdown)

Minnesota’s Defensive MVP: Linval Joseph (6 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for loss)

You need to do better next time (Packers): James Starks (3 carries, 7 rushing yards)

You need to do better next time (Vikings): Matt Asiata (6 carries, 14 rushing yards)

And that’s it for week two! I hope to see you back here for week three, same bat time, same bat channel….

biggulps

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