Josh Allen looked relaxed and confident
Josh Allen only played two series for the Buffalo Bills against the Carolina Panthers in Week 2. In that time he put on a show completing 9 of 11 for 102 yards before leaving the game with a 10-0 lead and a 105.3 quarterback rating. In his short stint he was accurate and confident showing both good pop and touch on his passes. He extended drives to maintain ball control and enable the defense to stay off of the field.
Jacoby Brisett is easing Colt fan’s concerns about Andrew Luck
With Andrew Luck’s health status uncertain for the regular season opener Jacoby Brissett appears ready to step in and lead the Colt offense again. In 2017, when Luck was injured, Brissett started fifteen games for the Colts. In Week 2 he completed 8 of 10 passes for 100 yards and a score. He led the Colts on a 10 play scoring drive to show that he is ready to once again lead the team while Luck is injured.
Giants rookie qb Daniel Jones continues to impress
There were a lot of naysayers and skeptics when the New York Giants used the sixth pick in the first round of this year’s NFL draft to select quarterback Daniel Jones out of Duke. Jones 6’5” 215 has looked sharp in camp and the first two preseason games. In game 2 he continued to impress completing 11 out of 14 passes for 161 yards and a touchdown in the Giants 32-12 thumping of the Chicago Bears.
Taysom Hill continues to show his diversified talents
Hill entered the game in the second half for the New Orleans Saints down 17-3 to the Los Angeles Chargers. He played the entire second half going 11 of 15 for 136 yards, two touchdowns and a 140.6 passer rating. Hill also led New Orleans in rushing with 55 yards on just 4 carries. The Saints scored 16 unanswered points in the second half. Hill led the Saints on a nine-play, 50-yard scoring drive to give the Saints the lead for good with 1:08 left in a 19-17 victory over the Chargers.
Steelers defense looking very good once again
Antonio Brown and Le’veon Bell are gone but it appears that the Steelers vaunted defense is back. Led up front by T.J. Watt and Bud Dupree they held Patrick Mahomes and the potent Kansas City offense scoreless and went on to win 17-7 moving the Steelers to 2-0 in the preseason. Big Ben will lead the Pittsburgh offense but the Steeler defense appears ready to be a dominant force once again.