Found September 17, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Week 2 done, with as little as three upsets recorded this time around. On the side, there was one bitter handshake between two coaches who really had no beef. Another couple of Michael Vick turnovers, a botched field goal by one of the league’s best boots, and a bunch of missed calls that probably made Jay Cutler’s face swirl even more. The best part of Week 2 though, was more than all of that stuff. The Arizona Cardinals are one of the league’s best teams sitting at 2-0. The San Francisco 49ers defense served Matt Stafford the same medicine Aaron Rodgers swallowed a week ago. And for all the hype surrounding the Patriots offense, it took Tom Brady nearly 57-minutes to get the ball in the endzone. Pretty wild stuff. That’s why picking Week 2’s MVP’s is also a pretty tough ask.   NFC East – Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receivers This wasn’t like last week, where the easy pick was Robert Griffin III. No, this time all four quarterbacks in the East had a horrible day, combining for seven i...
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