New Orleans is one of the best home teams, going 8-0 last season at the Superdome. But the Saints were just 3-8 on the road, including losses to the Rams and Jets. Matt Ryan and the Falcons are ready for a bounce-back year.
Player to watch
LeSean McCoy, Eagles vs. Jaguars, 1 p.m., Sunday
Can LeSean McCoy be the next 2,000-yard rusher? Last year he led the league with 1,607 rushing yards, flourishing in Chip Kelly’s up-tempo offense. McCoy kicks off this season vs. the Jaguars’ lowly defense.
Johnny Manziel will play in Week 1
Browns at Steelers, 1 p.m., Sunday
The former Heisman winner lost the starting QB job to Brian Hoyer, who was equally as bad as Johnny Manziel during the preseason. If Hoyer struggles badly in the first half, why not turn to the rookie?
Stat of the week
48.8% — Completion percentage of Giants QB Eli Manning during five preseason games. In a new offensive system, New York set a goal for Manning to complete 70 percent of his passes this season. He was below 60 percent in 2012 and 2013.
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