Week 1 of the 2012 NFL schedule is already in the books with the exception of tonight's Monday Night Football picks contest featuring two NFL picks contests. The Bengals versus Ravens and Chargers versus Raiders NFL picks contest kickoff the Monday Night Football betting season. Let's take a quick look back to Sunday's NFL scores and highlights on the week 1 NFL picks contests.
The New England Patriots running game has made significant improvements in the off-season. They demonstrated this with their 34-13 victory over the Titans, Brady threw for two TD's while Ridley earned 125 yards on the ground resulting in another TD. For NFL future bettors the Vegas odds makers list the Patriots as the NFL odds favorite to win Super Bowl 47.
Next, we had the return of Payton Manning on the Denver Broncos, Denver earned the Week 1 NFL picks victory with a final score of 19-31. This week 1 NFL picks contest featured Manning's 400th TD, while Manning managed to earn the win with a 10 minute time of possession benefit.
Another feature of the NFL's week 1 picks contests was David Aker's of the San Francisco 49ers 63 yard field goal which lifted San Francisco over the Green Bay packers. The 49ers earned the victory with a final score of 30-22. Aker's tied the NFL record for the longest field goal in NFL history.
Here are all of Week 1's final scores.
|Washington Redskins (1-0) 40|
New Orleans Saints (0-1) 32
|Indianapolis Colts (0-1) 21|
Chicago Bears (1-0) 41
San Francisco 49ers (1-0) 30
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