The running game in week 1 was WAY down in part because lots of NFL teams have major O line issues. The Seahawks struggled to score 12 points against the Panthers. The Browns could not run or pass in a loss to the Dolphins. The Steelers lose their C Maurkice Pouncey and score only 1 TD. There was only one RB that got 100+ yards (Shane Vereen of the Pats). and he has a broken bone in his wrist.
Colin Kaepernick QB of the 49ers was outstanding against the Packers. He was 27-39 412 yards with 3 TDs and no picks. His new best friend is former Raven WR Anquan Boldin who caught 13 passes for 208 yards and a TD. Despite only running for a total of 90 yards the Niners beat the Pack. Jim Harbaugh is going to owe brother John a REALLY nice Christmas gift for the trade of Boldin.
While the Bills D played well, the Pats are clearly hurt by the loss of targets for Tom Brady. Of course the two fumbles by RB Stevan Ridley did not help the O. The same can be said for the Ravens losing … Read more at FryingPanSports