1. Pittsburgh (1-0)
Defending champs acquitted themselves well without Ben Roethlisberger.
2. Indianapolis (1-0)
Colts got some breaks from the officials. They'll need more without Edgerrin James.
3. Cincinnati (1-0)
Carson Palmer is the leader in the clubhouse for the Comeback Player of the Year Award.
4. Seattle (1-0)
Scored nine points, then overpaid in trading a No. 1 pick for receiver Deion Branch.
5. Chicago (1-0)
And Rex Grossman didn't get hurt.
6. Atlanta (1-0)
7. Ravens (1-0)
What Ravens did in Tampa was scary - and reminiscent of the 2000 season.
8. New England (1-0)
Tom Brady looked bad but did what he always does: win.
9. Jacksonville (1-0)
First signs of an offense since the last century.
10. N.Y. Giants (0-1)
If Giants clean things up, they could still be the class of the NFC East.
11. Carolina (0-1)
Panthers are awfully ordinary without receiver Steve Smith.
12. Philadelphia (1-0)
Donovan McNabb made a statement, albeit against a bad team.
13. San Diego (1-0)
LaDainian Tomlinson and the defense stole show in opening the Philip Rivers era.
14. Minnesota (1-0)
Brad Johnson wore his old Redskins jersey after the game Monday.
15. Denver (0-1)
Jay Cutler's nostrils are on Jake Plummer's neck.
16. Miami (0-1)
Worth thinking about: Is Daunte Culpepper just a guy without Randy Moss?
17. Dallas (0-1)
18. Washington (0-1)
Amazing/curious stat: Joe Gibbs is 0-6 on Monday night openers.
19. St. Louis (1-0)
From "The Greatest Show on Turf" to "The Greatest Toe on Turf."
20. Tampa Bay (0-1)
One of Chris Simms' passes was just batted down by his car antenna.
21. Arizona (1-0)
Give the Cardinals and their new stadium their moment in the desert sun.
22. New Orleans (1-0)
23. Kansas City (0-1)
How could the hit on Trent Green not be a penalty?
24. N.Y. Jets (1-0)
Eric Mangini was one of four first-year head coaches to win in Week 1.
25. Detroit (0-1)
Rod Marinelli loved everything about that 9-6 score, expect the losing part.
26. Buffalo (0-1)
Losing by a late safety aged 80-year-old GM Marv Levy by at least a year.
27. Cleveland (0-1)
Kellen Winslow's comeback was the lone bright spot in defeat.
28. Tennessee (0-1)
29. San Francisco (0-1)
30. Green Bay (0-1)
Bays of Pigs (Green and Tampa) outscored 53-0 combined.
31. Houston (0-1)
Think Saints fans were laughing?
32. Oakland (0-1)
Does Al Davis play offensive line for the Raiders?
[ Compiled by Tribune Publishing NFL reporters; this week's comments by Chris Harry, Orlando Sentinel]