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their second. >> al: on a third and 23. >> cris: i don't think belichick liked what he saw. >> al: no. probably. >> cris: that was a okay guys, let's think about this now. don't worry about guarding down to the first down marker. jamie collins wandering around. they were trying to funnel everything into him on this play. hightower, for whatever reason did not feel good about that. and that is probably a discussion on the sideline over there for matt patricia saying guys, we are really guarding the ten-yard area here. >> al: third and 23. fitzgerald matched up with ryan. palmer. over the middle. caught, 29 yard line and this
now they are back in field goal range. on fourth down they will spot the ball at the 29 yard line. >> cris: i am surprised that they are not taking a time-out. >> al: well, new england, arizona is out of time-outs. >> cris: not arizona, new england. >> al: exactly. fourth and five. now you have catanzaro. >> cris: you have to take that time-out. >> al: well, they should and they will now. but this is where belichick did not take a time-out in the super rose. >> cris: yeah. you have to preserve what time that you have left. in theory if he makes it you will get your shot to go the other way and kick a field goal. >> al: jaron brown making the catch. getting them back into field goal range. working on the rookie, jones. so, you are going to have about
if new england gets the ball back, no time-outs. >> cris: perfect under 47 yards last year. misses, 47, 51 and 55. >> al: drew butler to hold it. this to try to give the cardinals the lead again. low snap, he gets it down. and the kick is no good. bad snap. >> cris: the rookie snapper. you try to save money here and there. that snap was low and away and
of the kick. >> al: and both of our games this week, thursday and sunday, come down to a missed field goal at the end. >> cris: so many people thought that if new england could just go 2-2 in the first four games without tom brady, that they would be set. everybody in their division loses. they come in against a very tough arizona team here and get it done. >> al: now three home games before they get brady back. well, it will be a long night for candidate but it comes down to a bad snap in the end. >> cris: very nice game for jimmy garoppolo too on the road, under pressure, no gronkowski. all of the pressure on him and
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chandler catanzaro misses from 47, otherwise it would be the cardinals who would be ceat instead new england, a big underdog without brady and without gronkowski and other important players missing, they come in to arizona and win it 23-21. the game balls will go to jimmy garoppolo and to julian edelman. garoppolo, making his first nfl start was 24 for 33 for 264 and a touchdown. edelman caught 7 of the passes for 66 yards and garoppolo and edelman get to visit with
>> michele: jimmy, to come on the road, you got a banged up offensive line. you don't have gronkowski. you are playing a really good team. how do you explain this win? >> you know, just all three phases. it really was. everyone playing team football. great complementary football. it was one of those nights. it was a good win. it was a good team win. >> michele: how would you evaluate you? >> plenty of room for improvement. we will look at the film and get it corrected for next week. >> michele: you couldn't wait to actually play. >> oh, man. >> michele: now it is in the books what is going through your mind? >> it is just a great feeling. the whole team. you have to credit everybody. it is an awesome feeling. >> michele: congratulations. julian, you were helping him quite a bit out there. how did he do? >> you know, he came in here and he did his job and executed the offense. you know, it is good to see him come out here and play well. >> michele: how were you two
>> we did our job. we stayed in the scheme. we took in the coaching. we had a good week of practice. we were able to execute the game. >> michele: we know tom brady is at home watching. do you want to say anything? >> love you buddy. we are going to get a few more. love you mom. >> schedule is favorable. next three all favorable at home before brady returns against cleveland in week five. the patriots. tony, how was new england able to get it done tonight? >> well, bob, obviously jimmy garoppolo was outstanding. as they said he did his job. but i always marvel at bill belichick and his coaching staff. no matter who they have playing or who is out, they always do one thing. they take away what the opponent does best. tonight they took away the blitzing from arizona's defense by throwing quick passes, running legarrette blount.
carson palmer and made them adjust and have to throw underneath. i thought it was just an outstanding coaching job by the patriots staff. >> on the other hand if you are bruce arians, you know the next five games on the schedule are all against teams that didn't make the playoffs a year ago, and you came close to beating the patriots. granted, the patriots were without brady and gronkowski as we mentioned all night long. if you are bruce arians, what are you telling your team in the locker room now or when you reconvene for pr >> you can't get down over one loss. but this is a game they obviously felt like they were going to win. you are playing at home. you never want to lose at home. you are playing to a backup quarterback. a banged up team. you had a chance to win it. you get over that as every coach does. hey, let's look at the tape. examine our mistakes. improve. we have a lot of football left to play. we are not going to hang our head over one loss.
now let's move over to mike florio. russell wilson injured his ankle in a seahawks victory today. what is the latest you are hearing about his condition? >> well, bob, the ankle injury bothered russell wilson for the rest of the game. afterwards he acknowledged it is sore. this is one of those things we will need to keep our eyes on. it could linger. they are playing a tough rams' defense next weekend. the first regular season game back in l.a. since 1994. but it will be the same routine. will it be shaun hill or sam bradford at quarterback for the vikings? mike zimmer will keep it close to his vest. shaun hill played very well, well enough to win on sunday in tennessee. about you they are trying to get bradford ready to go. he is is the guy with the upside that they think will carry them to where they want to. tomorrow i will talk to stephon
maybe he will tell me who will start next week. >> thanks, mike, for the info. we look forward to pro football talk live tomorrow morning on nbcsn followed by "the dan patrick show" from 9:00 to 12:00. final score in arizona, pats 23, cards 21. al and cris to wrap it up back after this. d collision warning ] [ car braking ] bye dad! it brakes when you don't. forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking. available on the redesigned passat. from volkswagen. i keep having this nightmare where no one can hear me. i'm locked in and i can't escape. my bike is faster than your network.
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the volkswagen passat postgame report. >> rodgers, pressure comes. he throws as he is hit. caught, touchdown. miraculous look. >> mariota shotgun, play action. he is is going to dump it left. intercepted, eric kendricks. there he goes. touchdown! a 76-yard pick six. >> al: it wasn't easy for either team, but it is the packers and the vikings coming in 1-0 minneapolis. hot day in jacksonville. jaguars, a very much improved team but the packers get it done. >> cris: they sure did. any time that you get a win on the road as both teams did, very important. for jordy nelson to come back. eddie lacy looked trimmed down. then the defense carried the day. you wonder how soon can sam bradford get ready? it is not easy, al. you are trying to just remember the plays themselves and then go
the two big defensive touchdowns. whether it is hill or bradford, we don't know as we say it might be next week before we find out. but it is going to be some night in minneapolis. >> cris: i cannot wait to see that building. >> al: that's "sunday night football" next week we will talk to you from the twin cities. final score tonight was 23-21, new england. that wraps up our coverage of week 1. michaels, collinsworth, tafoya, costas and the whole gang saying good night from glendale, arizona. we will talk to you next sunday. ? ? >> announcer: nbc sports thanks you for watching this special presentation of the national
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pause to honor the lives lost on 9/11. >> anchor: and up in flames in the middle of the road. strangers rush in to rescue the driver trapped inside. no brady, no gronk, no problem. it's a hot start in the desert as the pats score a sizzling win. wide open, closing, good-bye! >> reporter: jimmy g making a good first impression. josh mcdaniels is pulling out all the tricks for jimmy garappolo. in the i air and on the ground we have all of the hard hitting moments from the patriots strong start. >> anchor: how about that? takes just one game for jimmy garappolo to get his first win. >> anchor: and an exciting nail biter out west. jimmy g and pats got off to a fast start with garappolo throwing his first touchdown of the season in the first quarter. >> anchor: and for the rest of
it out with the extent of how much bruising running from legarret blunt. we have team coverage of the win out west begining with you're oh sports director joe amorsino here in the newsroom. jimmy garopollo and patriots shock the cardinals in this season opener. the pats led all the way to the fourth quarter then retook that lead thanks to a drive where garappolo converied three times on third down and you saw how it ended, a missed field goal by arizona. let's start from the beginning and break it down. in the nfl and those smelling salts woke him you early. first patriots possession, he leads him 74 yards and 8 plays, capped off by this pretty pitching catch to chris hogan for a 37 yard touchdown. they led it 10-0 after one. defense got after carson papper. chris long racking up his first sack as a peyton third and two forcing cardinals to punt. is sewn capable of turning on d in the desert too. marcus golden brings down
look who is there to pounce on it. that's right. the former patriot chandler jones. birds get flag for the excessive celebration but take over near middlefield and the cards would cash in 11 plays later palmer hits old reliable larry fitzgerald for a three yard score. pats led it 10-7 at the half. garappolo started the second half like he started the game leading the pats on another scoring drive of big play in this one, nice 28 yard hookup with the rookie wide out malcom mitchell, legarret blunt in the end zone. a play later and it was 17-7 patriots but blunt giveth and then giveth away. next possession here frosty iraqer knocks it loose from the big back, campbell recovers and cardinals were in business and david johnson makes sure the pats pay for the give away pounding it home from a yard out. cardinal cut into that lead. it was 17-14. we go to the fourth quarter. pats on the move bennett throws the brakes on the drive hauling
pats settle for a field goal and that made it 20-14. pats haddown a nice job of keeping johnson bottled up. other than that touchdown run but he gets away here later in the fourth spinning away from a gag old would be takelers finding the sideline and breaking off a huge 45 yard gain to the red area and once again palmer would cap it off looking fitzgerald's way pretty catch of the corner over the end zone. real tough catch over logan ryan cardinals in front, 21-garappolo and pats hanging tough though embarking on a drive down. one of them a 33 yard connection to danny amendola. stephen gostkowski capped it off with a 32 yard field goal with 344 to go. the cardinals driving late out of time outs on third and 23. palmer looks to brown, he has him there, an 18 yard gain set up chandler for the 47 yard field goal. unbelievable. he misses it. no brady, no gronk, no problem
the desert. trey daerr reporting live in glendale, arizona. trey? >> reporter: joe, you touched on it right at the end with. all of those names missing from the patriots lineup we had a lot of theater in arizona. this of course the site where they won super bowl 49. totally different team out there on the field led by jimmy garappolo. we really wondered after the preseason just how much would they open up this play book and we got our answer tonight. they took the handcuffs jimmy garappolo and let him go down the field and do itty. the offense not looking really anything different than what we've seen from tom brady in the past. garappolo early taking a lot of comfort in finding julian edelman. went to him right away on the first drive. got the ball in the hands of their best play maker on the field and let him do the rest. and late in the first drive garappolo making a statement, getting vertical that touchdown to chris hogan putting people on alert that he is the real deal
going to be walked all over here in arizona. garrappolo outstanding tonight. read some numbers from the game. 24-33, 264 have a town down to hogan only sacked twice improvised very well with his legs, spread the ball around. most importantly tonight, he did not turn the ball over. that was probably the biggest difference in this game. the patriots did turn over twice but none of them came from jimmy garoppolo throwing an interception. we'll have a lot more coming to you live in phoenix. we are on the field. we'll have lucker room reaction hear from jimmy garoppolo and head coach bill belichick. for now joe live in arizona let's send it back to you. >> reporter: we're we'll have much more with trey but right now we have super bowl 35 champ with us tonight and of course former patriots pro bowler tim fox with us and gentlemen, we have to talk about that final scoring drive because when tom brady is leading this team, that's the story of the game and tonight it's jimmy garappolo converting three times on third down. third and 15, third and three and third and 11. start us off, mike.
personified what he is all about. to that point you saw the come off the bus a little bit from that strip sack if the second half he was getting hot a lot but that third and 15 where he converts here, most young quarterbacks you see him, he steps up in the pocket that. natural urge to i'm going to run. i doesn't what to make a mistake. i willy for another series of downs. he on out ball, looks down field and makes a great ballet to amendola. third and two, he as pressure in his face. he throws it where he can get it. that ball sails behind him. that's an easy pick i believe showed what he was all about and had a heck a game placing against a good defense. i think he was a pleasant surprise for probablien except for the patriot coaching staff because i think they kind of knew in the back of their minds that they knew this kid could go out and perform and he certainly did today. so he answered a lot of questions, he put the ball where it needed to be put. he had the one fumble which was unfortunately and that's the one thing as a back up quarterback very hard for you to prepare for because you never get hit in practice. you never get in those stations
from you behind. a get a little nervous at times hen he sits in the pocket an you see guys coming and bee00 him. you know tom brady knows where those guys are. he does know where they are. >> reporter: if you think it's easy ask carson palmer because he had the same opportunity on the next drive. they start out conservative here and then ultimately it's going to cost them because they are running out of tile, they don't have time outs and we all know how it ended, but take us through what was going on with arizona here on this final offensive drive. i don't get, arians is a at this patriots defense the last three drives, they score two touchdowns in a rea 35 yard drive you have them on their heels here, you run the ball, you run a fake screen double screen back. i didn't know what they were going to end you get a penalty. you keep the pedal to the medal. you had fitzgerald getting and a halfups you want and they got very conservative here and but him behind the ball. they had the patriots on their heels there. yeah. you have to question that the time outs that he called using hits time outs with four minutes to go in the game.
was correct and they had a chance to win the football game had it not been for them getting setback in that big loss that put them out of field goal range that he would have done the right thing and in temperatures of calling time outs but patriots need to figure out something a way to take away fitzgerald. they will be a good football team down the road. mike nexted things started to unravel a little bit for that offensive line the prose around garappolo but tim to start out the second half and come right back out there on another although and a lot of credit needs to be given to josh mcdaniels because this was very well choreograph. no question. i think the patriots had somewhat of an advantage because they didn't know what to expect from grab they didn't know what the patriots were going to cop out with. they had a good idea he was probably going to have a controlled game plan but i think they did a great job with this game plan and obviously no one expected the patriots to win this game. they were nine point underdog and for them to come up and be able to win in this fashion is
jimmy garappolo early in the game i in the the ability to run the football which the patriots last year could not do. you look at the numbers, ran the ball well, ran third and four, got a first down. in the second heart part that was julian edelman and the defense and arizona inch ehad him at times giving him 8 or 9 yard cushions so you had in that first drive and they end up scoring three easy throws from jimmy garappolo to julian edelman that most quarterbacks can make and i think that got his confidence because you look at that first play of the game i believe out m he gets setted down with three pitches and catchesed a lot had to do with the defense playing too far off edelman. >> reporter: much more coming up in the show. we're also take you back to arizona from live reports from trey daerr and interviews from inside the patriots locker room but right now we send it back to kim and adam. >> anchor: joe, and danny amendola is showing patriotism before tonight's game in arizona. the wide receiver was seen gripping the american flag during the national anthem and
their own in a show of support for 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick the two raised their fists in protest to call for social justice. >> anchor: as joe mentioned we'll have more from sewn own as our such night show down coverage continues. also coming up, a sign of support from tom brady is gone. crews removing that large banner a little more than a week after it first went up at gillette. plus, nfl commissioner roger goodell opening up about handing down brady is a deflategate suspension. why goodell says he stay right here with 7 news. we'll go back out live to arizona to continue our team coverage of tonight's big win against the cardinals. >> anchor: and we're following developing stories here tonight. hillary clinton cab sells her west coast campaign trip after a health scare in manhattan today. witnesses and video captures her stumbling and nearly collapsing. her doctors says she has been battling pneumonia since friday but on the road to recovery. nick emons joins us with more. >> reporter: yeah, adam, late tonight we learned clinton
west coast on monday and tuesday. her physician examined her at her home in new york today and released a statement saying a cough she has been dealing with is much more than just allergies. hilary clinton abruptly leaving the 9/11 memorial. video showing clinton unsteady and clearly needing support from staffers to get too her van. the media given a short statement from the campaign saying in part "she felt overheated and left for her daughter chelsea's apartment in man chat an only a few miles away clinton emerged about an hour later alone, smiling. it's a beautiful day in new york. >> reporter: the former secretary of state telling reporters she felt much better. are you feeling better? yes. thank you very much. >> reporter: hours later, the campaign put out a statement saying clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia friday, was treated with antibiotics and that today clinton was dehydrated. this latest scare comes on heels of a coughing fit on labor day. at the time doctors pointed the