New York Giants News and Notes: Non-Giants Edition

Good morning, New York Giants fans! Really not much this morning in the ways of Giants-related notes, so your morning notebook is really a quick tour around the NFL.

Bucs win debut under Schiano, 16-10 over Panthers - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's rejuvenated defense had all the answers for Cam Newton.

NFL Week 1: Five buzziest moments
David Akers' field goal, Antonio Smith's entrance and, of course, RGIII.

Winners/Losers: Fellow rookie QBs unable to measure up to Robert Griffin III's sparkling debut - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: Andrew Luck and three others struggled in loses during their debuts.

Adrian Peterson, Robert Griffin III star - Eric Mack - SI.com
So much for starting off slowly with Adrian Peterson.

Redskins rookie QB Robert Griffin III uses big block, arm to help stun Saints - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: Rookie quarterback earns respect with big block on Saints safety Roman Harper.

Alex Smith, 49ers find more balance on offense against Packers - Don Banks - SI.com
One week in and the NFC East is already confounding us. The Cowboys, Eagles and Redskins all won on the road in Week 1, while the division favorite Giants lost at home to Dallas, which became the first visiting team to get out of the NFL's season-kickoff game with a victory against a defending Super Bowl champ. The NFC East might be fun this year.

Replacement refs give Seattle a fourth timeout
The NFL's first referee debacle was inevitable. Read what happened and how disaster was (luckily) averted.

New York Jets bring out circus show against Buffalo Bills – USATODAY.com
Jets coach Rex Ryan says the Jets aren't a circus. He's wrong. So is owner Woody Johnson, who said the same thing.

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