Justin Fargas (RB) was a surprise star for Oakland, picking up a career high 179 yards on 22 carrier with a long of 48. He replaced injured starter LaMont Jordan just before halftime.
Matt Leinart (QB) started for Arizona, was replaced by Kurt Warner, then returned in the fourth to lead a touchdown drive that put the game out of reach for Pittsburgh. He was 7-of-14 for 93 yards.
Dwayne Jarrett (WR) played in the first game of his career and had a six yard catch.
Winston Justice (LT) got the first start of his career, and boy did it look like he had never played before.
Lofa Tatupu (LB) had eight tackles and forced a fumble in Seattle’s victory over San Francisco.
Troy Polamalu (S) had two tackles and forced a fumble against Matt Leinart’s Cardinals.
Willie McGinest (LB) assisted on a tackle in his first game of the year as Cleveland beat Baltimore.
Keary Colbert (WR) made grabs of 10 and 6 yards in a Carolina loss to Tampa Bay.
Shaun Cody (DT) had a tackle for the Lions in a win over Chicago.
Kenechi Udeze (DE) made two tackles in Minnesota’s loss to Green Bay.
Monday Night Football: New England heads to Cincinnati in a showdown of two marque NFL QBs. Carson Palmer will be at the helm for the Bengals while his former backup, Matt Cassell, plays second fiddle for the Pats. On defense, New England has a pair of Trojan linebackers named Oscar Lua and Junior Seau. Cincinnati also has DT Frostee Rucker. Lua and Rucker have yet to play this season.