It’s the Monday after Week 1’s Sunday slate of games, which means it’s time to overreact to everything. Aaron Rodgers is a god that can never be stopped. Jameis Winston just lost his starting job to the best 35-year-old quarterback in the league Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Cowboys are going 0-16, and the Chicago Bears are going to continue to blow games. Okay, that last one may be true.
But for real, there were a lot of things to digest from Week 1 and it’s time to talk about who impressed you the most on Sunday. Today’s Question of the Day is:
Who had the most impressive Week 1 performance on Sunday?
My answer: I’m going to give you two answers: one individual performance and one team performance.
For the individual performance, give me Tyreek Hill. I’ll be honest, I thought Hill was primarily going to be a special teams ace who will sprinkle a big, deep play every now and then in the passing game or maybe a gadget play or two as a runner. But the Chiefs have found a way to use him as a serious receiver capable of being a No. 1 option for Patrick Mahomes.
Hill finished with seven catches for 169 yards and two touchdowns... and a punt return touchdown. Hill is playing like DeSean Jackson (who also impressed in Week 1) in his prime, and he may be even better.
As a team, how could I not give this to the Buccaneers? Sure, their defense let Drew Brees continue to look like a god, but raise your hand if you thought that Tampa Bay offense was capable of putting five offensive touchdowns against a Saints defense ranked 10th in points allowed last year. If you’re raising your hand right now, you’re both a liar and a weirdo. Do you do everything you’re told in writing? Tweet me the word kajigger.
Okay, anyways. The Bucs’ performance shoots them into an NFC South conversation, which could be one of the most contentious division in the league. And they already have a road division win to their name.