It’s clear the massive overhaul for Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch will take time, offensively and defensively. Things might need to keep getting a little worse before they get better at some point during this rebuilding season.
The defense is terrible, too, but it has no chance without a QB to mask its major problems.
Antonio Brown saved the day as the other Killer Bs, Le’Veon Bell, Martavis Bryant and Big Ben, stumbled in Cleveland. Welcome to the NFL, Trent Jordan Watt.
The new offense wasn’t as crisp, but Matt Ryan found his groove — and Austin Hooper to avoid what would have been a classic post-Super Bowl hangover upset. The defense was messy, too, but it made the necessary plays.
The Browns lost their 13th straight season opener, but on the plus side, they lost by only three points to a tough Steelers team. Possible overreaction: If quarterback DeShone Kizer cuts down on the sacks (seven), the Browns could be a competitive team.
Scott Tolzien threw two pick-sixes as the Colts got smashed by the Rams 46-9. Possible overreaction: Tolzien. Jacoby Brissett. It doesn’t matter. If “Luck” isn’t on the back of the quarterback’s jersey, the Colts aren’t getting anywhere near the playoffs in 2017.
The Jets were one of three teams to throw no touchdowns and multiple picks in Week 1. Possible overreaction: Probably not actually an overreaction, but get used to quarterback lines like that from the Cheap Jerseys Vip Jets this season. Their two leading receivers from Week 1 — Jermaine Kearse and Will Tye — were both Cheap Jerseys UK acquired in September.