The first week of the new NFL season is completed why they are a few questions to be asked, number one on our list leaves us wondering if Marcus Mariota really that good or are the Tampa Bay Bucs that bad? It’s too early to tell but that doesn’t stop us from giving Mariota this week’s Athlete of the Week!
Sunday brought an unprecedented moment in the history of the NFL, as for the first time ever, a pair of quarterbacks who went 1-2 in the draft made their debuts against each other as starters. And things could hardly have gone more differently for the two. The Titans’ rookie QB came out firing TDs in his regular season debut, finishing with 4 TDs. Mariota finished with a perfect passer rating, the first quarterback to do that in his first NFL start since Robert Griffin III, leading his team to a decisive win with a final score of 42-14.