NFL MONDAY FINALS
September 11, 2012Eastern Indiana Sports
Final Score: Baltimore 44, Cincinnati 13
Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - The Baltimore Ravens would have made the late Art Modell proud on Monday. Modell, the former Ravens owner and an instrumental figure in making Monday Night Football a fixture in America, passed away last Thursday at the age of 87. Sporting helmet decals commemorating Modell, the Ravens hammered the AFC North rival Cincinnati Bengals in the season opener, 44-13, thanks in part to a terrific performance by Joe Flacco.
Final Score: San Diego 22, Oakland 14
Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Nate Kaeding made five field goals, three coming off Oakland special teams miscues, and the San Diego Chargers downed the Raiders, 22-14, to spoil Dennis Allen's head coaching debut in the season opener for both teams. Philip Rivers completed 24-of-33 passes for 231 yards and a touchdown, while Malcom Floyd hauled in four balls for 66 yards a score for San Diego (1-0), which is coming off an 8-8 season.