NFL Week 2 top plays: Packers-Falcons, Bears-Bucs, Ravens-Bengals, more

Week 2 of the 2023 NFL season is underway, and we’ve got you covered with all the action from around the league!

A few teams are searching for their first win of the season, while many are looking to keep their hot steak alive. 

Here are the top moments!

Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons


Sneaking in there

After Atlanta got a field goal on the board, Green Bay reached the end zone when Jordan Love got the ball out to wide receiver Jayden Reed, who ran around Atlanta’s defense for a 9-yard touchdown.

Second-year players connect

Rolling to his left, Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder hit wide receiver Drake London for a goal-line touchdown, tying the game at 10 apiece.

Refusing to go down

Love flicked a pass to Dontayvion Wicks for a first down, but then the wide receiver broke out of a pair of tackle attempts for a 32-yard touchdown.

Seattle Seahawks at Detroit Lions

Power football

Seattle gave the ball to running back Kenneth Walker seven times on the opening possession of the game, and the second-year back finished off the drive with a goal-line score.

Lions respond

On the seventh play of the ensuing drive, quarterback Jared Goff hit wide receiver Josh Reynolds for a 22-yard touchdown.

Flea flicker alert!

Goff hooked up with wide receiver Kalif Raymond on a 36-yard flea flicker touchdown pass.

Jared Goff connects with Kalif Raymond on a 36-yard FLEA-FLICKER TD to give the Lions the lead vs. the Seahawks

Seahawks making plays

Two plays after linebacker Uchenna Nwosu stripped the ball out of Lions running back David Montgomery’s possession and defensive end Jarran Reed recovered the loose ball, Walker ran in a 3-yard touchdown for the Seahawks.

Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans

I can run it

On the 10th play of the opening possession, Colts quarterback Anthony Richardson took off for an 18-yard rushing touchdown.

Again: I can run it

One play after defensive end Dayo Odeyingbo strip-sacked Texans quarterback C.J. Stroud, Richardson ran in a 15-yard touchdown for the Colts.

Stroud gets TD No. 1

Stroud hit wide receiver Nico Collins, who made a leaping grab, in the back of the end zone for an 8-yard touchdown.

Texans’ C.J. Stroud throws his first career TD to Nico Collins for eight yards

Richardson is hurt

The Colts quarterback left the game with a concussion and won’t return. Gardner Minshew came in at quarterback.

Colts are rolling

Zach Moss ran in an 11-yard score earlier in the second quarter, and then Minshew hit tight end Kylen Granson, who broke the plane for the touchdown before halftime. The Colts led 28-10.

Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Running’ around and in

With the ball on the opposition’s 1-yard line, Bears quarterback Justin Fields ran in a goal-line score.

HUGE completion

Buccaneers quarterback Baker Mayfield got rid of a deep ball before getting crushed, and wide receiver Mike Evans hauled in the pass and thundered down the field for a 76-yard gain. Three plays later, Rachaad White ran in a 4-yard touchdown.

Contested TD grab

Mayfield threw up a pass to Evans, and the wideout came down with a 32-yard touchdown grab in traffic.

Baker Mayfield hits Mike Evans for a 32-yard touchdown to extend the Buccaneers’ lead over the Bears

Las Vegas Raiders at Buffalo Bills

Raiders start strong

On the fifth play of the opening possession of the game, Jimmy Garoppolo hit Davante Adams, who took off in the red zone for the 16-yard touchdown.

Capitalizing on turnover

Buffalo went three-and-out after the Las Vegas score, but then linebacker Terrel Bernard picked up Garoppolo. Seven plays later, Latavius Murray powered in a 4-yard score for the Bills.

Bills offense gets going

Josh Allen hooked up with tight end Dawson Knox for a touchdown early in the second quarter, and then the Buffalo quarterback hit Khalil Shakir for an 11-yard score shortly before halftime. The Bills led 21-10.

Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals

The Gus drive

Gus Edwards had a 17-yard run on the opening possession of the game for the Ravens, and the running back finished off the drive with a goal-line score.

Run it back

Rookie wide receiver Charlie Jones ran a punt back 81 yards for a Cincinnati touchdown.


Cincinnati was on the verge of taking the lead before quarterback Joe Burrow was intercepted by Baltimore safety Geno Stone, who ran the pick out to the Baltimore 38-yard line. 

Ravens flicking it

On the first play after the interception, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson hit wide receiver Zay Flowers on a 52-yard deep ball, as shown below. Three plays later, Jackson hit tight end Mark Andrews for a 3-yard touchdown.

Kansas City Chiefs at Jacksonville Jaguars


Richie James muffed a punt inside Kansas City’s own red zone, and Tim Jones recovered the loose ball for Jacksonville, who later got a field goal.

Chiefs strike

After forcing Jacksonville to turn the ball over on downs late in the second quarter, Kansas City took advantage of the optimum field position. On the seventh play of the drive, quarterback Patrick Mahomes hit Skyy Moore for a 9-yard touchdown.

What a catch!

Jaguars wide receiver Calvin Ridley came down with an absurd catch, which led to a field goal before halftime.

Old reliables

Rolling to his right, Mahomes hit his favorite target, Travis Kelce, for the red zone touchdown.

Los Angeles Chargers at Tennessee Titans

Pretty points

Up 3-0 in the second quarter, Justin Herbert avoided multiple sacks attempts and hit wide receiver Keenan Allen for an 8-yard touchdown. More importantly, Herbert then hit offensive tackle Trey Pipkins III for the two-point conversion.

Go long!

On the first play of the ensuing possession, quarterback Ryan Tannehill hit wide receiver Treylon Burks for a 70-yard completion, getting the Titans in the red zone. Two plays later, Derrick Henry ran in a goal-line score for Tennessee.

Takes it in himself

Tannehill ran in a 12-yard touchdown for the Titans on the opening possession of the second half.

Hit the open man

Allen found a hole in Tennessee’s defense, and Herbert hit him for the 12-yard score.

Stay tuned for updates!

Coming up:

New York Giants at Arizona Cardinals (4:05 p.m. ET, FOX)

New York Giants


Arizona Cardinals


San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams (4:05 p.m. ET, FOX)

San Francisco 49ers


Los Angeles Rams


New York Jets at Dallas Cowboys (4:25 p.m. ET)

New York Jets


Dallas Cowboys


Washington Commanders at Denver Broncos (4:25 p.m. ET)

Washington Commanders


Denver Broncos


Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots (8:20 p.m. ET)

Miami Dolphins


New England Patriots


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