Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
Miami Dolphins 38, Buffalo Bills 10
Dave George from the Palm Beach Post watched Chad Henne make his first NFL start Sunday and is hopeful for the future.
Dave Hyde of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel acknowledges all the young blood that helped the Dolphins win.
The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero was impressed the Dolphins were able to end their skid despite the absence of Chad Pennington and Joey Porter.
Legendary Miami columnist Edwin Pope points out "If the Dolphins handle division opponents in three of their next four games, they're ahead of the game."
The Palm Beach Post's Greg Stoda saw no validation for beating an atrocious Bills team.
Jerry Sullivan of the Buffalo News writes "this one has to rank as the worst defeat of the entire Dick Jauron era in Buffalo."
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reporter Sal Maiorana hands out some unsatisfactory marks on his weekly Bills report card.
New England Patriots 27, Baltimore Ravens 21
The Boston Globe's Bob Ryan points out that, yes, the Patriots got lucky Sunday. But they're also good.
I want to know who filed his column first. Jim Donaldson of the Providence Journal also reflects on the valuable combination of luck and ability.
Tony Massarotti of the Boston Globe writes "we are reminded that the on-field cornerstone of this unparalleled Patriots era still does one thing better than anyone. He wins."
WEEI.com's Christopher Price shares what he learned from the Patriots' victory over the previously unbeaten Ravens.
The Boston Herald's Ron Borges concentrates on how a maturing defense handled the league's No. 2 offense.
New Orleans Saints 24, New York Jets 10
William C. Rhoden of the New York Times notes the afternoon Jets fans dreaded finally arrived Sunday.
New York Daily News columnist Gary Myers writes the performance of Mark Sanchez "is the only reason" the Jets lost Sunday.
Bob Glauber from Newsday recalls how Bill Parcells used to judged young quarterbacks: "You see what they're like after they throw three interceptions, get hit in the mouth and then walk back in the huddle."
The New York Post's Steve Serby writes "whether your name is Elway or Aikman or Manning or Sanchez, there will be occasions when you simply will have to endure a root canal."
Newsday's Roderick Boone hands out some mediocre grades for the first time this season.