The element of surprise

It was a wild first Sunday of the season. Adam Schein gives you his biggest surprises from the day. Read

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  1. Game Center: Packers @ Seahawks

    Lynch, Legion of Boom pound Packers in opener

    There was no Super Bowl hangover for the Seahawks in the season opener, as Marshawn Lynch and Seattle's vaunted defense ran over the Packers.

  2. Best- and worst-case scenarios for AFC teams

    Can Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos outpace last season's fine record? Will Andy Dalton's Cincinnati Bengals fall below .500? Elliot Harrison sets the ceiling and floor for each AFC squad. Read

  3. Game Center: Colts @ Broncos

    Peyton, Broncos escape with the victory

    Peyton Manning and Co. nearly let a big lead slip away but the Broncos' secondary stayed steady to secure the win.

  4. Power Rankings

    NFL Power Rankings, Week 1: 'Hawks, Broncos reign

    Percy Harvin's Seattle Seahawks are the reigning Super Bowl champs, but do they still rule the Power Rankings roost? At the outset of the 2014 NFL season, Elliot Harrison puts the league in order. Read

  5. Packers vs. Seahawks: Fail Mary II

    The destiny of the NFL season is in the balance as the Green Bay Packers face off against the Seattle Seahawks in this "Fail Mary" sequel. Watch
  6. Game Center: 49ers @ Cowboys

    Romo sluggish as Niners roll

    Tony Romo didn't start the season off on the best of notes, throwing three interceptions as the 49ers won handily in Dallas.

  7. The Schein Nine

    Crystal ball: Who will rise? Who will fall?

    Kickoff is nearly upon us, but what will we be talking about after the 2014 NFL season? Adam Schein forecasts plenty of praise for Jay Cutler ... and plenty of questions for Eli Manning. Read

  8. 2014 season predictions: And the awards go to ...

    With the 2014 NFL season right around the corner, our analysts provide their picks for individual honors. Three players getting some serious love: Drew Brees, Lavonte David and Ryan Shazier. Read

  9. Relive the whole of the 2013 NFL season online

    Get NFL Game Rewind with Coaches Film in HD to relive every game of the 2013 season, including Super Bowl XLVIII. Get it for free

  10. XLIX things to watch in 2014

    Another installment of Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning certainly isn't the only storyline to look forward to this season. With a nod to Super Bowl XLIX, Judy Battista spotlights 49 things to watch. Read

  11. NFC Power Poll: Seahawks, Packers top conference

    How will the NFC pan out in 2014? The Around The NFL team thinks the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers are the two top squads. Take a look at the complete conference rankings. Read

  12. 32 Teams in 47 Days: The perfect NFL road trip

    Want to see every NFL team this season, as fast as humanly possible? Max Kaplan built a computer algorithm to find the shortest possible route to fulfill this football fantasy -- by Week 8, no less. Read

  13. Best- and worst-case scenarios for NFC teams

    Are Tony Romo's Dallas Cowboys a 10-win team this year? Could Colin Kaepernick's San Francisco 49ers be destined for a setback? Elliot Harrison predicts the ceiling and floor for each NFC team. Read

  14. Seahawks start title defense vs. Pack

    The 2014 NFL season will begin with a rematch of one of the most famous games in NFL history between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks. Could we see a "Fail Mary" redux? Read

  15. Packers vs. Seahawks highlights

    Golden Tate hauled in two touchdown passes, including one as time expired, in a controversial 14-12 Seattle Seahawks win over the Green Bay Packers. Watch

2014 Kickoff

The 2014 season -- the 95th in NFL history -- kicks off with the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field, Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 4 (8:30 p.m. ET on NBC).

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