Chicago 27, Baltimore 24
Chicago rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky spent much of the afternoon dodging defenders, bouncing off tacklers and buying himself just enough time to make several key plays.
Houston 33, Cleveland 17
Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson dissected another defense on Sunday with a precision belying his experience, doing so against an opponent with a miserable history of failed quarterbacks and one that bypassed an opportunity to draft Watson last April.
Minnesota 23, Green Bay 10
The Green Bay Packers not only lost a game and their perch atop the NFC North on Sunday. They may have lost much more.
New Orleans 52, Detroit 38
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton was clearly disgusted. Quarterback Drew Brees seemed perplexed.
Miami 20, Atlanta 17
The Atlanta Falcons, like in the Super Bowl last season, couldn't hold a big halftime lead and it was the Miami Dolphins who came away with a victory this time.
New England 24, N.Y. Jets 17
Washington 26, San Francisco 24
A play from San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan's time with the Washington Redskins produced what proved to be the winning points against him on Sunday.
Arizona 38, Tampa Bay 33
Adrian Peterson did more in his first two quarters Sunday with the Cardinals than he could in his first four games combined with the Saints, but it almost didn't matter as Arizona had to hold off a furious rally before vanquishing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 38-33.
L.A. Rams 27, Jacksonville 17
Some games are won with special teams.
Pittsburgh 19, Kansas City 13
The Pittsburgh Steelers hold a simple winning formula for beating the Kansas City Chiefs, and it mostly revolves around handing the ball to Le'Veon Bell.
L.A. Chargers 17, Oakland 16
The Los Angeles Chargers had lost four straight games to the Oakland Raiders, the previous three by three points, before meeting Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
N.Y. Giants 23, Denver 10
Cornerback Janoris Jenkins returned an interception 43 yards for a touchdown and New York's defense produced a key goal-line stand in the fourth quarter, leading the previously winless Giants past the Denver Broncos 23-10 on Sunday night.