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    NFL Week 1: Key injuries, streaks, facts, and Monday’s games

    Key injuries

    Carolina: G Garry Williams, sprained knee

    Dallas: CB Morris Claiborne, sore shoulder


    Detroit: RB Reggie Bush, dislocated thumb; OT Jason Fox, strained groin

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    Indianapolis: TE Dwayne Allen, bruised hip

    Jacksonville: QB Blaine Gabbert, lacerated hand

    Kansas City: RB Jamaal Charles, strained quadriceps

    NY Giants: CB Prince Amukamara, concussion


    Pittsburgh: C Maurkice Pouncey, sprained knee; LB Larry Foote, torn biceps

    San Francisco: WR Anquan Boldin, twisted knee

    Tennessee: RB Shonn Greene, strained knee

    Streaks, etc.

     The Colts’ Reggie Wayne passed Steve Largent for 13th on the NFL’s career list for yards receiving with 13,159.


     The Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger became the 35th quarterback in NFL history to go over 30,000 yards passing.

     Robbie Gould set a Bears record with a 58-yard field goal.

     The Browns are 1-14 in season openers since returning to the league in 1999. The lone win came in 2004 over the Ravens (20-3).

     The NFL announced Grammy winner Bruno Mars will perform at halftime of the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2.

     A fan fell from an elevated pedestrian walkway and died at Candlestick Park during the 49ers-Packers game. Police said multiple people witnessed the man’s fall onto a sidewalk from the Jamestown walkway, which goes around Candlestick. The man appeared to be in his 30s. It was not immediately clear how many feet he had fallen.

    Monday’s games


    When: 6:55 p.m. (ESPN).

    Where: FedEx Field, Landover, Md.

    Line: Redskins by 3½.

    Last season: Redskins won, 31-6, in Week 11, and 27-20 in Week 16.

    Of note: The Eagles had no answer for Robert Griffin III last season. Washington’s rookie QB completed 77 percent of his passes against Philadelphia (30 of 39) with six TD throws and just one interception. He also averaged 6.3 yards per carry. The Chip Kelly era begins for Philadelphia, with high hopes for the offense. The Eagles averaged 21.7 points in the preseason.


    When: 10:20 p.m. (ESPN).

    Where: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego.

    Line: Texans by 4.

    Last meeting: Chargers won, 29-23, in 2010.

    Of note: The Texans bring back most of the components from their AFC South-winning team last season, one that ranked in the top 10 in both offense and defense. Rookie wideout DeAndre Hopkins, a first-round pick, could make a sizable impact this year. San Diego won’t have one of its top rookies on the field Monday: linebacker Manti Te’o has been ruled out with a sprained right foot.