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  • No. 6 Auburn defeats Arkansas in season opener 45-21

    No. 6 Auburn defeats Arkansas in season opener 45-21

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:41:18 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)
    The Auburn Tigers defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday by a score of 45-21 to start the 2014 season. From the way things looked on Saturday, the Auburn offense has not slowed down since 2013. The
    The Auburn Tigers defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday by a score of 45-21 to start the 2014 season.
  • What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-31 17:51:41 GMT

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

  • No. 6 Auburn runs over Arkansas

    No. 6 Auburn runs over Arkansas

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:56:50 GMT
    No. 6 Auburn wasted no time getting into conference play.The reigning Southeastern Conference champion wasted no time getting its first win either after defeating Arkansas 48-24."I'm very proud of our
    No. 6 Auburn wasted no time getting into conference play.The reigning Southeastern Conference champion wasted no time getting its first win either after defeating Arkansas 48-24."I'm very proud of our

Devin Aromashodu (WR, Minnesota Vikings)   

Opened the season with three receptions for 61 yards as the Vikings started the year with a 26-23 overtime victory over Jacksonville. 

Rob Bironas (PK, Tennessee Titans)

Scored seven points in Tennessee's 34-13 loss to New England on Sunday in Nashville … Connected on a pair of field goals, with a long of 28 yards … Also hit from 24 yards … Added an extra point. 

Ronnie Brown (RB, San Diego Chargers)

Recorded 10 touches and 31 total yards in San Diego's Monday win over Oakland, 22-14. 

Jason Campbell (QB, Chicago Bears)

Did not play, but served as backup quarterback for Sunday's 41-21 over the Colts in Chicago. 

Karlos Dansby (LB, Miami Dolphins)

In his first career start at middle linebacker, Dansby recorded nine tackles (six solo) in Miami's 30-10 loss to Houston. 

Tristan Davis (RB, Washington Redskins)

Will miss the 2012 season after being placed on injured reserve on September 3. 

King Dunlap (OT, Philadelphia Eagles)

Started at left tackle for Philadelphia as they knocked off the Browns 17-16 in Cleveland. 

Nick Fairley (DT, Detroit Lions)

Recorded a pair of tackles and a sack of Rams quarterback Sam Bradford on Sunday in Detroit's thrilling 27-23 come-from-behind win over St. Louis. 

Mario Fannin (RB, Denver Broncos)

Will miss the 2012 season after being placed on injured reserve with a knee injury on August 8. 

Tyronne Green (OG, San Diego Chargers)

Started at guard and helped San Diego defeat Oakland 22-14 on Monday night. 

Quentin Groves (LB, Arizona Cardinals)

Saw snaps as a reserve linebacker in Arizona's 20-16 win over Seattle … Totaled three tackles

Ben Grubbs (OG, New Orleans Saints)

Started at guard for the Saints on Sunday as they fell 40-32 to the Washington Redskins … Held the line for quarterback Drew Brees to throw for 339 yards on 24-of-52 passing with three scores.

Josh Harris (DS, Atlanta Falcons)

Served as long snapper for Atlanta in Sunday's 40-24 win over Kansas City … Recorded one special teams tackle. 

Will Herring (LB, New Orleans Saints)

Started at strong side linebacker for New Orleans in 40-32 defeat at the hands of the Redskins … Posted five tackles (three solo).

Brandon Jacobs (RB, San Francisco Giants)

Inactive for San Francisco's 30-22 win over Green Bay due to a knee injury. 

Spencer Johnson (DE, Buffalo Bills)

Made three tackles as Buffalo fell to the New York Jets, 48-28. 

Pat Lee (DB, Oakland Raiders)

Totaled three tackles (two solo) as a reserve corner for Oakland in its 22-14 loss to San Diego on Monday night. 

Sen'Derrick Marks (DT, Tennessee Titans)

Missed the start and was inactive in loss to New England due to a knee injury. 

Brandon Mosley (OG, New York Giants)

Will miss the 2012 season after being placed on injured reserve on August 27 with an ankle injury. 

Cam Newton (QB, Carolina Panthers)

Passed for 303 yards on 23-of-33 passing with one touchdown in 16-10 loss to Tampa Bay … Touchdown was a 22-yard strike on Carolina's first possession of the second half … Posted his fourth career 300-yard passing performance … Has started 17-straight games to open his career.  

Ben Obomanu (WR, Seattle Seahawks)

Played but did not record a reception in Seattle's 20-16 loss to Arizona.  

Jerraud Powers (DB, Indianapolis Colts)

Started at corner and posted six solo stops with a pair of deflections in Indianapolis' 41-21 loss to the Chicago Bears. 

Jay Ratliff (DT, Dallas Cowboys)

Missed Dallas' season-opening win over the New York Giants due to a high ankle sprain. 

Carlos Rogers (DB, San Francisco 49ers)

Got the start at corner and recorded four solo tackles as the 49ers knocked off Green Bay, 30-22 … Also posted the first sack of his eight-year career. 

Pat Sims (DT, Cincinnati Bengals)

Currently on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list with an ankle injury. 

Takeo Spikes (LB, San Diego Chargers)

Started at linebacker and recorded four tackles (three solo) in Monday night win by the Chargers over the Oakland Raiders, 22-14. 

Ben Tate (RB, Houston Texans)

Totaled 28 yards on eight touches as Houston defeated the Miami Dolphins 30-10 on Sunday 

Lee Ziemba (OT, Carolina Panthers)

Will miss the 2012 season after being placed on injured reserve on September 3 with a knee injury.

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  • What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-31 17:51:41 GMT

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

  • Marshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn top Arkansas 45-21

    Marshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn top Arkansas 45-21

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:30:45 GMT
    Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
    The Auburn offense didn't slow down a bit, even with Nick Marshall a spectator for half the game.
  • Sims starts, No. 2 Alabama beats WVU, 33-23

    Sims starts, No. 2 Alabama beats WVU, 33-23

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:40:52 GMT
    Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia...
    Blake Sims took a seat on the bench next to Jake Coker after leading Alabama to a score and the two chatted for a few minutes before it was time for the offense to go back on the field.
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