We wrap up the sixth Sunday of the NFL season by looking at a handful of players who exceeded expectations and a handful who failed to deliver.
Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks: It's not as though expectations weren't at a relatively high level for Wilson, who's had a decent start to his career. But few expected him to perform like that against the Patriots. The rookie looked like an experienced veteran, leading the Seahawks to an upset victory over the Patriots with a 293-yard, three-touchdown, zero-interception outing. And now the Seahawks are tied for the top spot in the NFC West.
Brandon Weeden, Cleveland Browns: It was a great week for rookie quarterbacks, with Wilson, Robert Griffin and Ryan Tannehill all performing well. Weeden also had a superb performance in his first career victory, posting a 92.7 passer rating against a very good Bengals defense.
Shonn Greene, New York Jets: 94, 23, 40, 34, 26. Those were Greene's total rushing tallies during the first f...