Sam Bradford had a Minnesota debut almost as dazzling as the Vikings' new US$1.1 billion stadium itself, completing 22 of 30 passes for 286 yards, two touchdowns and no turnovers to lead his team to a 17-14 victory over archrival Green Bay in the NFL on Sunday.
Matt Forte scored three touchdowns and Ryan Fitzpatrick finally solved Rex Ryan's defense, leading the New York Jets to a 37-31 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night.
When New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and New York Giants counterpart Eli Manning are playing in the same game it is personal, albeit in a friendly way.
A new Twitter app is coming to Xbox One, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, where viewers will be able to watch NFL games on Thursday nights.
Carlos Hyde ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns as the San Francisco 49ers spoiled the Rams' first game since moving back to Los Angeles with a 28-0 victory in the NFL on Monday.
The New England Patriots overcame the absence of suspended quarterback Tom Brady and won 23-21 at Arizona on Sunday in the NFL season opener for both teams.
The Denver Broncos kicked off the NFL season by rallying from a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat the Carolina Panthers 21-20 in a Super Bowl rematch on Thursday night.
New England Patriots player Rob Ninkovich said Friday he has been suspended for four games after failing a drug test.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the U.S. anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been conditionally reinstated to the NFL after meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell about his indefinite drug ban.