Here's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Wes Welker getting housed to Robert Griffin III looking super human.
Atlanta 23, Oakland 20: You morons can tackle each other all you want: at the end of the day, Matt Bryant is going to win it with his foot. He had to, too: nominal MVP frontrunner Matt Ryan threw three picks by halftime, and the rushing game never got going. The numbers looked better for the Raiders, but not where it mattered, and both teams largely derped their way to a tie-score at the end. On the strength of Matt Bryant, who hit a 55-yard field goal to win it, the Falcons remain unbeaten, while the Raiders stay very much beaten.
Cleveland 34, Cincinnati 24: The Browns, America! The fucking Browns. You heard it here first—"the ostensibly hapless Browns ought to win," we said on Thursday. We don't like to gloat, but you see that score? The Browns. Andy Dalton and A.J. Green continued the best QB-WR connection in the league and it looked like anyone's game until late in the fourth quarter— until the Browns proved just to have too much all over the field. No, really: Brandon Weeden threw two touchdowns, the team rushed for over a hundred yards, and Andy Dalton threw three interceptions into the teeth of the revitalized Cleveland defense. It all started with this 71-yard Brandon Weeden early-bird special to Josh Gordon in the first quarter: