The only player that showed a spark of life for Carolina was rookie running back Christian McCaffrey , who supported Newton out of the passing game.
Von Miller was flagged for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against the Bills that eventually led to three points for Buffalo on the drive, but it's a mystery as to what part of the rule he violated.
The Texans gave the Patriots all they could handle in the first half of Sunday's matchup, including taking the lead after Jadeveon Clowney returned a Tom Brady fumble for a touchdown.
Instead, Marcus Cooper took his foot off the gas, allowing a Steelers player to catch up and knock the ball out before he reached the end zone in shades of Leon Lett.
But the Jets certainly showed up for their home opener, taking a big lead near the end of the first half on a beautiful deep pass from Josh McCown to Robby Anderson :
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