The bonus for veterans in a year that started without an offseason? In any case, there was no ignition delay for Russell Wilson and Lamar Jackson, regulars in player of the week titles last season, and who won this honor given by the NFL for the first day of 2020 .
In defense, there are also experienced players with Ryan Kerrigan, who set the example for Washington in the victory over Philadelphia. Casey Hayward also made a contribution to his team’s victory.
The Saints’ punter’s job may have gone a bit unnoticed behind the evening stars, but it was essential for New Orleans in the clash against the Buccaneers.
– Offensive: Russell Wilson (QB, Seahawks): 31/35 for 322 yards, 4 touchdowns and no interceptions in a win over the Falcons.
– Defensive: Ryan Kerrigan (DE, Wash.): 2 tackles, 2 sacks and 1 covered fumble in a win over the Eagles.
– Special teams: Thomas Morstead (P, Saints): 5 punts in the opposing 20 yards and 44 yards on average over his 6 punts in a victory against the Buccaneers.
– Offensive: Lamar Jackson (QB, Ravens): 20/25, 3 touchdowns, no interceptions – 7 carries for 45 yards in a win over the Browns.
– Defensive: Casey Hayward (CB, Chargers): 12 tackles, 2 assists defended in a win against the Bengals.
– Special teams: Daniel Carlson (K, Raiders): 2/2 on field goals, including one at 54 yards, and 4/4 on extra points in a victory against the Panthers.