TEXAS (Sporting Alert, – Box Scores) — The Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers were among the winners in Week One of the 2013-14 NFL season on a busy day on Sunday.
In the late kick-off at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Tony Romo threw two touchdowns passes and tallied 263 yards and the Cowboys picked up a close 34-31 win over the New York Giants.
Eli Manning threw four touchdowns passes and ended the night with 450 yards, but had three interceptions in the defeat for the Giants.
In another close game at the Ralph Wilson Stadium, the New England Patriots edged the Buffalo Bills 23-21. Tom Brady led the way for the Patriots, throwing two TD passes and finished with 288 yards.
Elsewhere on Sunday, the New York Jets narrowly beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 18-17 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, with Nick Folk kicking 48 yard field goal with two-seconds left in the game.
Adrian Peterson was impressive in his season opener for the Minnesota Vikings, but they were beaten 34-24, by the Detroit Lions.
The Kansas City Chiefs traveled and beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 28-2 at the EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL, as new head coach Andy Reid got his season off on a winning note.
NFL Week One: Results and Box Scores
Miami 23, Cleveland 10 – Box Scores
New England 23, Buffalo 21 – Box Scores
Chicago 24, Cincinnati 21 – Box Scores
Tennessee 16, Pittsburgh 9 – Box Scores
New York Jets 18, Tampa Bay 17 – Box Scores
New Orleans 23, Atlanta 17 – Box Scores
Detroit 34, Minnesota 24 – Box Scores
Indianapolis 21, Oakland 17 – Box Scores
Seattle 12, Carolina 7 – Box Scores
Kansas City 28, Jacksonville 2 – Box Scores
St. Louis 27, Arizona 24 – Box Scores
San Francisco 34, Green Bay 28 – Box Scores
Dallas 36, New York Giants 31 – Box Scores