49ers win, but lose Trey Lance

49ers win, but lose Trey Lance

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Even though quarterback Trey Lance fell in action early in the game, the San Francisco 49ers still defeated the Seattle Seahawks 27-7 on Sunday at Levi's Stadium.

The third overall pick in the 2021 draft fell on his right leg late in the first quarter. He was transported off the pitch on a trolley and his club's medical team placed his leg in a temporary cast. After the meeting, head coach Kyle Shanahan indicated that the pivot will have to go under the knife and that his campaign is over.

Lance was replaced by Jimmy Garoppolo, who started the 49ers (1-1) last year. The veteran completed 13 of 21 passes for 154 yards and a touchdown. He also crossed the goal line with his legs.

Centre-back Kyle Juszczyk netted the winners' other major, while kicker Robbie Gould placed the ball between the rods twice .

The Seahawks (1-1) scored their only major on a blocked field goal attempt.

Champions bounce back

After a disappointing first performance in 2022, the Los Angeles Rams rebounded with a 31-27 win over the Atlanta Falcons at SoFi Stadium.

It wasn't easy for the Rams, however. reigning Super Bowl champions, who saw their opponents of the day register 17 points at the end of the game. The Rams defense (1-1), however, resisted in the last two minutes of play.

Matthew Stafford had an uneven game. The quarterback of the winners threw three touchdown passes, including the first in the uniform of the Rams of Allen Robinson II, but was also the victim of two thefts.

At the Falcons (0-2 ), wide receiver Drake London stood out with eight catches for 86 yards and a major. Marcus Mariota threw two runs for touchdowns, but as many interceptions.

The Cowboys in extremis

Despite allowing the Cincinnati Bengals to score 14 points and tie the game in the second half, the Dallas Cowboys won 20-17 at AT&T Stadium.

C' is kicker Brett Maher who played the heroes with a 50-yard field goal on the last play of the game.

Recall that the Cowboys (1-1) had to trust Cooper Rush as quarterback, due to a hand injury Dak Prescott suffered last week.

The newcomer completed 19 of 31 passes for 235 yards and a touchdown.

For their part, the Bengals (0-2) again experienced failures. Joe Burrow had six quarterback sacks, bringing his total to 13 in two games.

Flash

In his first game at Denver, Russell Wilson threw a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter as the Broncos (1-1) defeated the Houston Texans (0-1-1) 16-9.

The Cardinals Arizona (1-1) scored 16 points in the fourth quarter to eventually win 29-23 in overtime, thanks to a turnover, against the Raiders (0-2) in Las Vegas.