Jackson revels in Kizer debut — The Browns were beaten but not embarrassed by the Steelers in Week 1, and rookie starting quarterback DeShone Kizer enjoyed an excellent debut. He completed 20 of his 30 passes for 222 yards and a touchdown with an interception, and coach Hue Jackson was effusive in his praise for Kizer. “Not a lot of rookies can go out there against Pittsburgh and do some of the things he did,” Jackson said. “We have the ability to throw the ball with this quarterback.” That second sentence sounds ridiculous, until you think about Cleveland’s well-documented troubled history at quarterback.
Agholor hails “magician” Wentz — Carson Wentz’s rookie season divided opinion but after he showed great elusiveness to evade Jonathan Allen and find Nelson Agholor for a 58-yard touchdown in the Eagles’ 30-17 win over the Redskins, Agholor is convinced Philadelphia has their very own Houdini at quarterback. “He’s a magician, man,” said Agholor.
“I felt like he got lucky” — Dez Bryant felt Janoris Jenkins was fortunate to hold him to two catches as the Cowboys rolled to a 19-3 win over the Giants. Bryant and Jenkins exchanged words throughout their chippy battle, and the Dallas wideout already has their second meeting in his sights, saying: “I’m looking forward to playing him again.”
Marshall: It’s not about me — After a debut in which he made just one catch and was barely targeted by Eli Manning in the absence of Odell Beckham Jr., frequently outspoken Giants wideout Brandon Marshall kept any frustrations in check. “Our offense isn’t about one player,” he said. The Giants were terrible on both sides of the ball Sunday night, and it will be Cheap Jerseys USing Paypal interesting to see Cheap Jerseys Toronto if Marshall is able to keep a lid on things if he continues to be a passing-game afterthought.