NFL Week 2 recap, scores and standings

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Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb rushes for an 11-yard touchdown during the first half of the team


Injuries to star players overshadowed the second Sunday of the NFL season.

Saquon Barkley, Jimmy Garoppolo and Drew Lock were just some of the names who left their games early. Barkley is feared to have a torn ACL after injuring his knee against the Bears.

The Bengals and Browns kicked things off with no real issues as far as injuries. Sunday saw 14 games get played throughout the day. The Saints and the Raiders will cap the second week of the season as Allegiant Stadium will get to see its first game.

Read below for a brief recap of each game and the updated NFL standings.

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BROWNS 35, BENGALS 30

Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb rushes for an 11-yard touchdown during the first half of the team’s NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Baker Mayfield and Nick Chubb helped lead the Browns to their first victory of the 2020 season. Cleveland put up 35 points on the Bengals and held off a charging Joe Burrow to keep the No. 1 pick from picking up his first win of the season.

BROWNS’ BAKER MAYFIELD, NICK CHUBB HELP TEAM TO FIRST WIN OF 2020 SEASON

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BUCCANEERS 31, PANTHERS 17

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette (28) runs off the field with quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Fournette ran 46-yards for a score against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette (28) runs off the field with quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Fournette ran 46-yards for a score against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Tom Brady picked up his first win in a Buccaneers uniform. He was 23-for-35 with 217 passing yards, a touchdown pass and an interception against the Panthers. Leonard Fournette rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns. Christian McCaffrey was among the top players who were injured. He couldn’t finish the game after injuring his ankle. He had 5 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

BRADY, FOURNETTE LEAD BUCS OVER PANTHERS 31-17

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STEELERS 26, BRONCOS 21

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool (11) celebrates after scoring on an an 84-yard play with Kevin Dotson during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool (11) celebrates after scoring on an an 84-yard play with Kevin Dotson during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

The Steelers moved to 2-0 on the season with a close win over the Broncos. The defense stepped up and was able to fend off a comeback from Jeff Driskel at the end of the game. James Conner had a bounce-back performance. He ran for 106 yards on 16 carries and had a touchdown.

STEELERS KNOCK OUT LOCK, HOLD OFF DRISKEL, BRONCOS 26-21

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RAMS 37, EAGLES 19

Los Angeles Rams' Tyler Higbee, left, reaches for a touchdown against Philadelphia Eagles' Nickell Robey-Coleman during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Los Angeles Rams’ Tyler Higbee, left, reaches for a touchdown against Philadelphia Eagles’ Nickell Robey-Coleman during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

The Rams blew out the Eagles in a battle of the 2016 NFL Draft’s two top picks – Jared Goff and Carson Wentz. Goff had 267 passing yards and three touchdown passes in the game. Wentz had 242 passing yards and two interceptions in the game. He and Miles Sanders both ran for touchdowns. The Rams are 2-0 and the Eagles are 0-2.

GOFF TOSSES 3 TD PASSES TO HIGBEE, RAMS BEAT EAGLES 37-19

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49ERS 31, JETS 13

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert (31) runs 80 yards for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert (31) runs 80 yards for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

Despite the 49ers losing Nick Bosa, Jimmy Garoppolo, Raheem Mostert and Solomon Thomas over the course of the game, San Francisco still clobbered the Jets. Mostert started the game with an 80-yard touchdown run and finished with 92 rushing yards in the game.

49ERS BLAST JETS 31-13, BUT LOSE GAROPPOLO, BOSA, MOSTERT

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BILLS 31, DOLPHINS 28

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) looks to pass, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) looks to pass, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

The Bills nixed a Dolphins comeback attempt in their game Sunday. Josh Allen led the way with 417 passing yards, four touchdown passes and zero interceptions. Stefon Diggs, John Brown, Gabriel Davis and Reggie Gillam each had touchdown passes. Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki had eight catches for 130 yards and a touchdown.

ALLEN REACHES CAREER HIGH IN PASSING AS BILLS BEAT DOLPHINS

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BEARS 17, GIANTS 13

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) throws against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) throws against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

The Bears were sluggish in their victory over the Giants but were able to hold strong against Daniel Jones and company. Mitchell Trubisky had 190 passing yards, two touchdown passes and two interceptions in the game. The Giants lost Saquon Barkley in the second quarter to a knee injury. The Bears are somehow 2-0 to start the season.

TRUBISKY 2 TD PASSES, BARKLEY HURT AS BEARS EDGE GIANTS

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COLTS 28, VIKINGS 11

Indianapolis Colts' Kenny Moore II (23) celebrates an interception with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indianapolis Colts’ Kenny Moore II (23) celebrates an interception with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

The Colts got past the Vikings in their matchup. The Colts defense only allowed 11 points in the win. Indy rookie Jonathan Taylor scored his first touchdown and recorded 101 yards on the ground. Philip Rivers was 19-for-25 with 214 passing yards and a touchdown.

TAYLOR MAKES HEFTY WORKLOAD PAY OFF AS COLTS BEAT VIKINGS

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TITANS 33, JAGUARS 30

Tennessee Titans free safety Kevin Byard (31) celebrates after teammate Harold Landry intercepted a pass to stop the final drive of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans won 33-30.(AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Tennessee Titans free safety Kevin Byard (31) celebrates after teammate Harold Landry intercepted a pass to stop the final drive of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans won 33-30.(AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Stephen Gostkowski came through for the Titans for the second straight game when it counted. He delivered the game-winning 49-yard field goal with less than 2 minutes to go against the Jaguars. Ryan Tannehill had four touchdown passes in the game, two of which went to Jonnu Smith. Gardner Minshew II had 339 passing yards, three touchdown passes and two interceptions. Rookie James Robinson rushed for 102 yards and a touchdown.

GOSTKOWSKI KICKS 49-YARDER AS TITANS BEAT JAGUARS 33-30

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PACKERS 42, LIONS 21

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones celebrates his touchdown catch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Jones celebrates his touchdown catch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Aaron Rodgers led the Packers to a blowout victory for the second straight week. This time, the Lions were on the other end of the loss. Rodgers had 240 passing yards and two touchdown passes. Aaron Jones rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns. He also had a touchdown reception in the game.

JONES’ BIG DAY HELPS PACKERS BEAT LIONS 42-21 IN HOME OPENER

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COWBOYS 40, FALCONS 39

Dallas Cowboys' Joe Looney (73), Ezekiel Elliott, center, and Dak Prescott (4) celebrate a touchdown run by Elliott in the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Dallas Cowboys’ Joe Looney (73), Ezekiel Elliott, center, and Dak Prescott (4) celebrate a touchdown run by Elliott in the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Dak Prescott led the Cowboys on a miraculous comeback victory over the Falcons. The Cowboys recovered an onside kick that set up the eventual game-winning field goal. Prescott finished 34-for-37 with 450 passing yards and a touchdown pass.

DAK PRESCOTT RALLIES COWBOYS TO MIRACULOUS 40-39 WIN OVER FALCONS

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RAVENS 33, TEXANS 16

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throws against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throws against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

The Ravens cruised to their second win of the season against the Texans. Lamar Jackson was 18-for-24 with 204 passing yards and a touchdown. Justin Tucker nailed four field goals in the win. Deshaun Watson had 275 passing yards, a touchdown pass and one interception.

RAVENS EXTEND REGULAR-SEASON RUN, DOMINATE TEXANS 33-16

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CARDINALS 30, WASHINGTON 15

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) scores a touchdown as Washington Football Team strong safety Landon Collins (26) looks on during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) scores a touchdown as Washington Football Team strong safety Landon Collins (26) looks on during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray was comfortable playing catch with DeAndre Hopkins. Murray had 286 passing yards and a touchdown pass to Hopkins. Murray also ran for two scores. Washington’s Terry McLaurin led all receivers with seven catches for 125 yards and a touchdown.

MURRAY RUNS FOR 2 TDS, CARDINALS ROLL PAST WASHINGTON 30-15

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CHIEFS 23, CHARGERS 20

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker (7) hits the game-winning field goal during overtime of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. Kansas City won 23-20. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker (7) hits the game-winning field goal during overtime of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. Kansas City won 23-20. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

The Chiefs escaped the Chargers in overtime. Harrison Butker nailed a 59-yard field goal to win the game. Patrick Mahomes had 302 passing yards and two touchdown passes. Justin Herbert made his debut. He had 311 passing yards, a touchdown pass and a rushing touchdown.

BUTKER GOOD FROM 58 IN OT, CHIEFS SURVIVE HERBERT’S LA DEBUT

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SEAHAWKS 35, PATRIOTS 30

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) is greeted by quarterback Russell Wilson, left, after Carson caught a pass from Wilson for a touchdown against the New England Patriots during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) is greeted by quarterback Russell Wilson, left, after Carson caught a pass from Wilson for a touchdown against the New England Patriots during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Russell Wilson threw five touchdown passes as the Seahawks hung on to defeat the Patriots. Cam Newton rushed for two touchdowns, threw a touchdown and passed for 397 yards in the loss. He stopped on the final play as he tried to give the Patriots the win.

RUSSELL WILSON, SEAHAWKS HANG ON TO DEFEAT PATRIOTS IN NAIL-BITER

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NFL STANDINGS

AFC EAST

1). Bills (2-0)

2). Patriots (1-1)

3). Dolphins (0-2)

4). Jets (0-2)

AFC NORTH

1). Ravens (2-0)

2). Steelers (2-0)

3). Browns (1-1)

4). Bengals (0-2)

AFC SOUTH

1). Titans (2-0)

2). Jaguars (1-1)

3). Colts (1-1)

4). Texans (0-2)

AFC WEST

1). Chiefs (2-0)

2). Raiders (1-0)

3). Chargers (1-1)

4). Broncos (0-2)

NFC EAST

1). Washington (1-1)

2). Cowboys (1-1)

3). Eagles (0-2)

4). Giants (0-2)

NFC NORTH

1). Packers (2-0)

2). Bears (2-0)

3). Lions (0-2)

4). Vikings (0-2)

NFC SOUTH 

1). Saints (1-0)

2). Buccaneers (1-1)

3). Falcons (0-2)

4). Panthers (0-2)

NFC WEST

1). Seahawks (2-0)

2). Cardinals (2-0)

3). Rams (2-0)

4). 49ers (1-1)



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