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Week 2: Early themes emerging

Prolific QB performances and close games quickly becoming 2013 staples

Originally Published: September 15, 2013
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Big passing numbers and close games continue to dot the NFL landscape.

Roger Goodell has to be delighted in the consistent number of games being decided in the final minutes. Fantasy players must be thrilled with the individual numbers.

For the first time in NFL history, the league had a weekend in which three quarterbacks -- Michael Vick, Aaron Rodgers and Philip Rivers -- threw for more than over 400 yards without an interception. The 300- and 400-yard games are becoming ...

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