791 points scored in Week 1

Updated: September 12, 2012, 2:03 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- NFL teams combined for 791 points, the most for an opening week and second most in league history.

Only in Week 12 of the 2008 season were more points scored, 837.

Last week, games averaged just over 49 points, led by five teams putting up at least 40: the Jets (48), Ravens (44), Bears (41), Falcons (40), and Redskins (40). Never during an opening week had there been so many 40-point outputs.

Washington's Robert Griffin III became the only player to pass for at least ...

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