Following a series of helmet hits on Panthers quarterback Cam Newton during this season's kickoff game in Denver, the NFL has levied fines on both Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and safety Darian Stewart. The two defenders have been fined $24,309 and $18,231, respectively.Â Marshall was not penalized by Gene Steratore's crew
Week 1: Lions at Bears
It was a bitter pill to swallow for any team, let alone for the hapless Lions, who have cobbled together just two wins in as many seasons.
With 31 seconds to go, the Lions seemingly took the lead on a 25-yard touchdown pass to Calvin Johnson (video).
If you saw something from the opening week games that you think we should cover, leave a comment in this thread. (Referee assignments listed after the jump.)