Five Facts I Doug Up (Week 1, 2013)

By Russell S. Baxter with CBS Sports Radio’s Doug Gottlieb

Part of a new weekly appearance on @CBSSportsRadio with Doug @GottliebShow

5. The Patriots have won 9 straight season openers dating back to ’04. Their last Week 1 loss was at Buffalo in 2003, 31-0…

4. Including their playoff loss to the Texans, the Bengals have allowed a total of 9 offensive touchdowns in their last 9 games and no more than 20 points in any of those contests…

3. In last season’s 2 playoff games, the Packers gave up a combined 490 yards rushing; 241 to running backs and 249 to quarterbacks…

2. The Giants and QB Eli Manning are 4-0 at Dallas’ newly-named AT&T Stadium. Manning has thrown 8 TD passes and 5 interceptions but has been sacked only twice in those 4 wins…

1. The Redskins committed an NFL-low 14 turnovers last season. In 2011, Washington turned over the football at least twice in 14-of-16 games…