NFL Reactions: Week 2

NFL Reactions: Week 2

This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.

Saquon Barkley is believed to have suffered a torn ACL against the Bears on Sunday, bringing a bitter end to a season that never got off the ground for the elite running back. Unless the Giants sign a free agent back, they will presumably turn to an uninspiring committee of Dion Lewis and Wayne Gallman at running back.

Jared Goff (20-of-27 for 267 yards and three touchdowns) made it look easy against the Eagles on Sunday, thanks in large part to a three-touchdown performance by Tyler Higbee. Cam Akers left the game with a rib injury after taking three carries for 13 yards, which cleared the runway for Darrell Henderson. Henderson had what is easily his best game as a pro to this point, taking 12 carries for 81 yards and a touchdown while snagging two of three targets for 40 yards.

Miles Sanders lost a fumble in his 2020 debut – a slight concern given his fumbling history in college – but 20 carries for 95 yards and a touchdown make that pill go down easier for his fantasy investors. Sanders also saw seven targets, though only catching three for 36 yards. 

In a game where Atlanta started 20-0, Dak Prescott somehow scored four touchdowns – three rushing – to lead Dallas to a 40-39 victory. The Falcons certainly did their part in letting the Cowboys come back, but Prescott gets full credit for his own work in the win. He struggled to

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