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NFL WEEK 1

They Said It

"We were talking about what you probably think we were talking about. We were both pretty happy with the win." Drew Bledsoe, Bills quarterback, on talking with Lawyer Milloy after beating the Patriots, their former team.

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"We're better than this. We've got to get back to the drawing board. We've got to talk about this." Aaron Brooks, Saints quarterback, on his team's 27-10 loss to the Seahawks.

"I'm not going to say I'm the next Barry Sanders. I'm just going to be the best Charles Rogers can be." Charles Rogers, Lions rookie, sporting a No. 20 jersey after the game.

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"I talked to the man himself and he told me he was going to be OK, I believed him. Now I bet everybody else will believe him, too." Brian Waters, Chiefs guard, on the health of teammate Priest Holmes.

"I'm stunned. Shocked. Disappointed. Amazed." Larry Chester, Dolphins defensive tackle, after losing to the Texans.

"It was a great feeling. It was like we were running downhill all day." 49ers' Jimmy Williams, on his team's 49-7 rout of the Bears.

TOP FIVE RUSHERS

Player, Team Att Yds TD

Barber, Giants 24 146 0

Portis, Broncos 24 120 2

Davis, Panthers 22 111 0

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Alexander, Seahawks 24 108 1

McAllister, Saints 22 99 0

TOP FIVE PASSERS

Player, Team C-A Yds TD

Blake, Cardinals 28-46 363 3

Warner, Rams 34-54 342 1

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Green, Chiefs 21-32 282 1

Brooks, Saints 29-47 274 1

Brunell, Jaguars 23-27 272 2

TOP FIVE RECEIVERS

Player, Team Rec Yds TD

Boldin, Cardinals 10 217 2

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Moss, Vikings 9 150 1

Galloway, Cowboys 7 139 1

Bruce, Rams 8 120 0

Chambers, Dolphins 7 118 2


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