NFL Reactions: Week 1

NFL Reactions: Week 1

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-Russell Wilson was almost flawless in Seattle's road victory over Atlanta, completing 31-of-35 passes for 322 yards and four touchdowns while leading the Seahawks with 29 yards rushing. Given the playcalling history of offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, it was somewhat surprising to see the Seahawks take a throw-first, run-later approach on offense. DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett both saw eight targets, with Metcalf catching four for 95 yards and a touchdown while Lockett caught all of his eight for 92 yards. Chris Carson might have given some of his owners a scare when they saw that he ran for just 21 yards on six carries, but his six catches for 45 yards and two touchdowns on six targets were a crucial contribution in Seattle's explosive showing.

-All three of Atlanta's lead receivers were highly productive against Seattle, with each of them catching nine of 12 targets. Russell Gage went for 114 yards, Calvin Ridley went for 130 yards and touchdowns, and Julio Jones went for 157 yards. Hayden Hurst caught three of five targets for 38 yards, while Todd Gurley turned 14 carries into 56 yards and a touchdown.

-Josh Allen posted big fantasy production against the Jets, completing 33-of-46 passes for 312 yards and two touchdowns, running 14 times for 57 yards and another touchdown. Running backs Devin Singletary and Zack Moss both saw only nine carries, and it might be difficult for the Bills to keep Allen's usage so high. Wideout Stefon Diggs was automatic, catching

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