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Published: Sept. 12, 2018 at 04:21 p.m.

Best of 2018 NFL cheerleaders: Week 1

In Week 1 of the 2018 NFL season, cheerleaders around the league performed on the field and on the sidelines. Take a look at some snapshots of the best cheerleader performances.

12 Photos Total

  • New Orleans Saints cheerleader Jesse Hernandez, a member of the Saintsations, dances in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. 12

    Bill Feig/Associated Press

    New Orleans Saints

    New Orleans Saints cheerleader Jesse Hernandez, a member of the Saintsations, dances in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

  • Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders perform prior to an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 24-16. 11

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    Minnesota Vikings

    Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders perform prior to an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 24-16.

  • An Indianapolis Colts cheerleader performs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. 10

    John Minchillo/Associated Press

    Indianapolis Colts

    An Indianapolis Colts cheerleader performs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

  • A Los Angeles Chargers cheerleader performs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Carson, Calif. 9

    Kelvin Kuo/Associated Press

    Los Angeles Chargers

    A Los Angeles Chargers cheerleader performs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Carson, Calif.

  • Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders perform during an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Philadelphia. 8

    Matt Rourke/Associated Press

    Philadelphia Eagles

    Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders perform during an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Philadelphia.

  • New Orleans Saints cheerleader Jesse Hernandez, center, a member of the Saintsations, dances in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. 7

    Bill Feig/Associated Press

    New Orleans Saints

    New Orleans Saints cheerleader Jesse Hernandez, center, a member of the Saintsations, dances in the first half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

  • A Miami Dolphins cheerleader performs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. 6

    Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press

    Miami Dolphins

    A Miami Dolphins cheerleader performs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

  • New England Patriots cheerleaders perform during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. 5

    Stew Milne/Associated Press

    New England Patriots

    New England Patriots cheerleaders perform during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass.

  • A Baltimore Ravens cheerleader smiles during the first half of an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Baltimore. 4

    Nick Wass/Associated Press

    Baltimore Ravens

    A Baltimore Ravens cheerleader smiles during the first half of an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Baltimore.

  • Oakland Raiders cheerleaders perform during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. 3

    John Hefti/Associated Press

    Oakland Raiders

    Oakland Raiders cheerleaders perform during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Sept. 10, 2018.

  • The New England Patriots cheerleaders perform during the game against the Houston Texans Sunday September 9, 2018 in Foxboro, Mass. 2

    Damian Strohmeyer/Associated Press

    New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots cheerleaders perform during the game against the Houston Texans Sunday September 9, 2018 in Foxboro, Mass.

  • Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders perform prior to an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 24-16. 1

    Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

    Minnesota Vikings

    Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders perform prior to an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 24-16.