NFL Roundup: Packers hold off Seahawks
GREEN BAY, Wis.—The Green Bay Packers kept the Seattle Seahawks out of the end zone and quieted Russell Wilson in a 17-9 victory on Sunday.
Wilson was limited to 158 yards on 14-of-27 passing. Seattle managed only 12 first downs, converted 3 of 12 third downs and totaled just 225 yards.
Aaron Rodgers threw for 311 yards and a touchdown as Green Bay held an 18-minute edge in time of possession. Ty Montgomery added 54 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Jaguars 29, Texans 7
HOUSTON—Bolstered by a ferocious defense, a resolute effort from the offensive line, and a strong debut by rookie running back Leonard Fournette, quarterback Blake Bortles effectively managed Jacksonville's victory over Houston.
Bortles passed for 125 yards and a touchdown. Fournette, meanwhile, rushed for 100 yards including a 1-yard touchdown in the second quarter.
Houston quarterback Tom Savage was replaced at halftime by rookie Deshaun Watson, who finished 12 for 23 for 102 yards with an interception.
Raiders 26, Titans 16
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Derek Carr threw for two touchdown passes and Giorgio Tavecchio kicked four field goals in his NFL debut as Oakland beat Tennessee.
In his first game since breaking his leg on Christmas Eve against Indianapolis, Carr was an efficient 22 of 32 for 262 yards.
Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, playing his first game since he also sustained a broken leg on Christmas Eve, hit on 25 of 41 passes for 256 yards.
Steelers 21, Browns 18
CLEVELAND—Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to tight end Jesse James as Pittsburgh edged Cleveland.
Roethlisberger completed 24 of 36 passes for 263 yards. Antonio Brown caught 11 passes for 182 yards while James finished with six catches for 41 yards.
Cleveland rookie DeShone Kizer was 20 of 30 for 222 yards and a touchdown.
Eagles 30, Redskins 17
LANDOVER, Md.—Carson Wentz passed for 307 yards and two touchdowns as Philadelphia defeated Washington.
Zach Ertz caught eight passes for 93 yards and Nelson Agholor snagged six for 86 and a touchdown as the Eagles snapped a five-game losing streak to the Redskins.
Washington's Kirk Cousins finished 23 of 40 for 240 yards with one touchdown pass, one interception and two lost fumbles.
Lions 35, Cardinals 23
DETROIT—Matthew Stafford threw four touchdown passes, two to rookie receiver Kenny Golladay and Detroit snapped a seven-game losing streak to Arizona.
Stafford completed 29 of 41 passes for 292 yards.
Cardinals star running back David Johnson left the game late in the third quarter with a wrist injury. He was held to 23 yards rushing on 11 carries.
Falcons 23, Bears 17
CHICAGO—Matt Ryan completed 21 of 30 passes for 321 yards and a touchdown as Atlanta held off Chicago.
An 88-yard touchdown pass from Ryan to tight end Austin Hooper helped the Falcons grab a double-digit lead early in the fourth quarter.
Quarterback Mike Glennon completed 26 of 40 passes for 213 yards and a touchdown in his Bears debut.
Ravens 20, Bengals 0
CINCINNATI—Joe Flacco passed for 121 yards and a touchdown, and the Baltimore defense forced five turnovers in a victory over Cincinnati.
Flacco shrugged off concerns about him missing the entire preseason schedule and most of training camp with a back injury, completing 9 of 17 passes with an interception.
Bills 21, Jets 12
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.—Tyrod Taylor passed for 224 yards and two touchdowns as the Buffalo totaled 408 yards of offense in a win over New York.
LeSean McCoy led the Bills with 159 total yards (110 rushing, 49 receiving).
Panthers 23, 49ers 3
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Cam Newton threw a pair of touchdown passes and Carolina dominated defensively to beat San Francisco.
Newton completed 14 of 25 passes for 171 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown to Russell Shepard.
Rams 46, Colts 9
LOS ANGELES—Jarrod Goff threw for a career-high 306 yards as Los Angeles routed Indianapolis.
Goff, who was 0-7 last season, threw for a touchdown while completing 21 of 29 passes. Defensive backs Trumaine Jackson and Lamarcus Joyner contributed interception returns for touchdowns.