NFL Week 2 scores and standings

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett catches a touchdown against the Detroit Lions
Sep 17, 2023; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) catches a touchdown against Detroit Lions cornerback Jerry Jacobs (23) during the second half at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirthmon F. Dozier-USA TODAY Sports/Sipa USA – Photo by Icon sport

The second week of the 2023 NFL season featured an array of comebacks, upsets, and nail-biters. The Giants and Redskins rallied for stunning comeback wins, while the Seahawks and Titans defied the oddsmakers.

Numerous marquee players – Davanta Adams, Jaylen Waddle, Anthony Richardson, and Logan Thomas – were sidelined and evaluated for concussions. Meanwhile, Odell Beckham Jr., Saquon Barkley, and Nick Chubb exited games with potentially serious injuries.

The surprising Falcons, Buccaneers, and Commanders notched their second win in as many weeks, while the Chiefs rebounded from a season-opening loss with a hard-fought victory against the Jaguars.

The high-octane offenses of the Eagles, Cowboys, and 49ers continued to roll in Week 2. The trio of unbeaten squads are averaging 30 or more points per game and boasts elite defensive units.

Below are the full week two scores, standings, and recaps of some of the most memorable matchups.

NFL Week 2 results

Thursday, Sept. 14

Philadelphia 34 vs. Minnesota 28

Sunday, Sept. 17

Atlanta 25 vs. Green Bay 24
Buffalo 38 vs. Las Vegas 10
Baltimore 27 @ Cincinnati 24
Seattle 37 @ Detroit 31
Tennessee 27 vs. LA Chargers 24
Tampa Bay 27 vs. Chicago 17
Kansas City 17 @ Jacksonville 9
Indianapolis 31 vs. Houston 20
San Francisco 30 @ LA Rams 23
NY Giants 31 @ Arizona 28
Dallas 30 vs. NY Jets 10
Washington 35 @ Denver 33
Miami 24 @ New England 17

Monday, Sept. 18

New Orleans 20 @ Carolina 17
Pittsburgh 26 vs. Cleveland 22

Memorable contests in Week 2

Philadelphia runs past Minnesota

D’Andre Swift rushed for a career-high 175 yards, and the Eagles running game torched the Vikings for 259 yards in a high-scoring Thursday Night Football matchup. Jalen Hurts tossed one touchdown pass and ran for two scores, while DeVonta Smith reeled in four passes for 133 yards and a touchdown to help Philadelphia (2-0) remain unbeaten. Kirk Cousin paced Minnesota (0-2) with 364 passing yards and four scores, and Justin Jefferson caught 11 balls for 159 yards.

Atlanta slips past Green Bay

Younghoe Koo booted a 25-yard field goal with 61 seconds left on the clock, and the Falcons scored 13 unanswered points in the final quarter to complete the come-from-behind win. Desmond Ridder accounted for two touchdowns, and Bijan Robinson tallied 124 yards on 19 carries to help the surprising Falcons (2-0) deal the Packers (1-1) their first loss of the young season. Jordan Love finished with three touchdown passes despite throwing for just 151 yards.

Seattle knocks off Detroit

Tyler Lockett caught a six-yard touchdown pass from Geno Smith in overtime to help the Seahawks upset the Lions. Smith and Lockett connected for two scores, and Kenneth Walker ran for a pair of touchdowns to propel Seattle (1-1) to its first victory. Jared Goff posted 323 passing yards and three scores, and Amon-Ra St. Brown had six receptions for 102 yards for Detroit (1-1).

Tennessee shocks LA Chargers

Ryan Tannehill tossed one touchdown pass and ran for another score to lead the Titans to an upset win over the Chargers in overtime. Tannehill completed 20 of 24 passes for 246 yards, and Derrick Henry rushed for 80 yards and a touchdown for Tennessee (1-1). Justin Herbert led Los Angeles (0-2) with 305 passing yards and connected with Keenan Allen ( 8 catches for 111 yards) for two scoring strikes.

Baltimore edges Cincinnati

Lamar Jackson tallied 291 total yards and three touchdowns to lead the Ravens to a key road win against the Bengals. Jackson threw scoring passes to Mark Andrews and Nelson Agholor, and Gus Edwards rushed for 62 yards and a touchdown to help Baltimore (2-0) remain perfect. Joe Burrow and Tee Higgins connected for a pair of touchdowns, and Charlie Jones returned a punt 81 yards to paydirt for Cincinnati (0-2).

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews catches a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals
Sep 17, 2023; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews (89) collects a pass in the end zone as Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Cam Taylor-Britt (29) defends in the second quarter at Paycor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Albert Cesare-USA TODAY Sports/Sipa USA – Photo by Icon sport

NFL Week 2 standings

Below are the standings for each division.

American Football Conference (AFC)

 AFC East
TeamWLTPctGBPFPAHomeRoadvs. AFCvs. DivStreak
Miami Dolphins
New York Jets
Buffalo Bills110.5001.054321-0-00-1-01-1-00-1-0W-1
New England Patriots
AFC West
TeamWLTPctGBPFPAHomeRoadvs. AFCvs. DivStreak
Las Vegas Raiders
Kansas City Chiefs
Los Angeles Chargers
Denver Broncos
AFC North
TeamWLTPctGBPFPAHomeRoadvs. AFCvs. DivStreak
Baltimore Ravens
Pittsburgh Steelers
Cleveland Browns
Cincinnati Bengals
AFC South
TeamWLTPctGBPFPAHomeRoadvs. AFCvs. DivStreak
Jacksonville Jaguars
Indianapolis Colts110.5000.052510-1-01-0-01-1-01-1-0W-1
Tennessee Titans110.5000.042401-0-00-1-01-0-00-0-0W-1
Houston Texans020.0001.029560-1-00-1-00-2-00-1-0L-2

National Football Conference (NFC)

NFC East
TeamWLTPctGBPFPAHomeRoadvs. NFCvs. DivStreak
Dallas Cowboys
Philadelphia Eagles2001.0000.059481-0-01-0-01-0-00-0-0W-2
Washington Commanders2001.0000.055491-0-01-0-01-0-00-0-0W-2
New York Giants
NFC West 
TeamWLTPctGBPFPAHomeRoadvs. NFCvs. DivStreak
San Francisco 499ers2001.0000.060300-0-02-0-01-0-01-0-0W-2
Los Angeles Rams110.5001.053430-1-01-0-01-1-01-1-0L-1
Seattle Seahawks110.5001.050610-1-01-0-01-1-00-1-0W-1
Arizona Cardinals020.0002.044510-1-00-1-00-2-00-0-0L-2
NFC North
TeamWLTPctGBPFPAHomeRoadvs. NFCvs. DivStreak
Green Bay Packers
Detroit Lions
Minnesota Vikings
Chicago Bears
NFC South
TeamWLTPctGBPFPAHomeRoadvs. NFCvs. DivStreak
Atlanta Falcons
New Orleans Saints2001.0000.036321-0-01-0-01-0-01-0-0W-2
Tampa Bay Buccaneers2001.0000.047341-0-01-0-02-0-00-0-0W-2
Carolina Panthers

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