Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Lions rolling into matchup vs Falcons; Giants seeming lost

The NFL's highest paid player has the Detroit Lions rolling into early showdown against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons.

How big can a game really be in Week 3? Well, there are only three undefeated teams left in the NFC: the Lions, the Falcons and the Carolina Panthers.


Matthew Stafford kept the Lions rolling Monday night, scrambling to frustrate the New York Giants' defense and throwing two third-down touchdown passes in a 24-10 victory.

Jamal Agnew added an 88-yard punt return TD in the fourth quarter, helping Stafford and the Lions avenge a loss here from December. Detroit even stifled star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in...

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