The Historical Guide to NFL's Opening Weekend

Russell S. Baxter

From Bleacher Report. Check out the entire piece on this link.

Well, Week 1 is almost in full swing.

With the New England Patriots posting a 28-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night, Bill Belichick's team already managed to do something it failed to do during its Super Bowl XLIX title season of 2014: Win in Week 1.

So what does opening the year with a victory really mean when it comes to the big picture? And what other interesting things do we know when it comes to opening weekend in the NFL?

That's why we're here. Enjoy the first Sunday and Monday of the latest edition of our national obsession.


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