NFL Preseason Week 1: Takeaways from Thursday’s Action

August 14, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL was back with exhibition football on Thursday night, which opened the first full week of the 2015 preseason. The action definitely didn't disappoint.
Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah shined in his pro debut, while Melvin Gordon of the San Diego Chargers did not. Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel showed he has made some growth since the 2014 season. New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo showed that he still needs some experience.
Unfortunately, the night also brought some troubling injuries. 
All told, there was plenty to watch around the league on Thursday, even if much of it will have little bearing on the upcoming regular season.
In total, 12 teams were in action. Let's take a look at the biggest takeaways from Thursday night.
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