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The first week of the NFL season is in the books, and Tucsonans and former Arizona Wildcats are already making an impact. Ex-Wildcat J.J. Taylor made his NFL debut last week as a member of the Patriots; the running back had four carries for 28 yards in a win over Miami.

Here’s how Taylor and the others performed in the NFL’s opening weekend, and what’s in store for this week:

Dane Cruikshank, DB, Titans

Week 1 stats: Did not play (injured reserve) in a 16-14 win over the Broncos.

Up next: vs. Jaguars, 10 a.m. Sunday


Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles, S/LB, 49ers

Week 1 stats: DNP (injured reserve) in a 24-20 loss to the Cardinals.

Up next: at Jets, 10 a.m. Sunday


Nick Foles, QB, Bears

Week 1 stats: DNP in a 27-23 win over the Lions.

Up next: vs. Giants, 10 a.m. Sunday


Nick Folk, K, Patriots

Week 1 stats: Missed one field goal and hit all three extra-point attempts in New England’s 21-11 win over the Dolphins.

Up next: at Seahawks, 5:20 p.m. Sunday (Ch. 4)


Rob Gronkowski, TE, Buccaneers

Week 1 stats: Gronkowski caught two passes for 11 yards in a 34-23 loss to the Saints.

Up next: vs. Panthers, 10 a.m. Sunday


Blake Martinez, LB, Giants

Week 1 stats: Martinez had 12 tackles in the Giants’ 26-16 loss to the Steelers.

Up next: at Bears, 10 a.m. Sunday


Will Parks, S, Eagles

Week 1 stats: DNP (injured reserve) in Philadelphia’s 27-17 loss to Washington.

Up next: vs. Rams, 10 a.m. Sunday


J.J. Taylor, RB, Patriots

Week 1 stats: Taylor had four carries for 28 yards in New England’s 21-11 win over the Dolphins.

Up next: at Seahawks, 5:20 p.m. Sunday (Ch. 4)


Levi Wallace, CB, Bills

Week 1 stats: Wallace had two tackles in Buffalo’s 27-17 win over the Jets.

Up next: vs. Dolphins, 10 a.m. Sunday.

Contact sports content producer Justin Spears at 573-4312 or jspears@tucson.com. On Twitter @justinesports

This article originally ran on tucson.com.

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