Broncos in the NFL

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Broncos In The NFL: Week 1

BOISE, Idaho - Week 1 of the 2018 NFL season is in the books, with numerous Broncos impacting their clubs' contests.

Running back Jay Ajayi got the season off to a rousing start Thursday night not only for his defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, but for Boise State fans as well, as he scored two touchdowns, including the game-winner with 2:19 to play, in the Eagles' 18-12 victory over Atlanta.

Here's how Boise State's alumni fared in Week 1:

RB Jay Ajayi - Philadelphia Eagles
Ajayi ran for 62 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries in Philadelphia's 18-12 season-opening win over Atlanta Thursday night. Ajayi scored his first touchdown in the third quarter to put the Eagles up 10-6, then added the winner, along with running for the two-point conversion, with 2:19 to go.

LB Kamalei Correa - Tennessee Titans
Correa started at outside linebacker in his Tennessee debut Sunday, registering a sack among his three tackles in the Titans' 27-20 loss to Miami.

DE Tyrone Crawford - Dallas Cowboys
Crawford started at defensive end for Dallas in Sunday's 16-8 loss to Carolina, making three tackles (two solo).

CB Donte Deayon - New York Giants
Deayon was active for Sunday's 20-15 loss to Jacksonville but did not see action.

S George Iloka - Minnesota Vikings
Iloka saw action for the Vikings in Sunday's 24-16 win over San Francisco, but did not register a stat.

DE DeMarcus Lawrence - Dallas Cowboys
Lawrence started at defensive end for Dallas in Sunday's 16-8 loss to Carolina, leading the Cowboys with seven tackles including a sack, three tackles-for-loss, and a fumble recovery.

T Charles Leno, Jr. - Chicago Bears
Leno made the start at left tackle for Chicago Sunday night in the Bears' 24-23 loss to Green Bay.

RB Doug Martin - Oakland Raiders
Martin made his Raiders debut in Monday night's 33-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, rushing for 20 yards on four carries and catching two passes.

C Matt Paradis - Denver Broncos
Paradis started at center for the Broncos in their 27-24 victory Sunday over Seattle.

CB Orlando Scandrick - Kansas City Chiefs
Scandrick made his Chiefs debut in Sunday's 38-28 win over the Los Angeles Chargers, making a solo tackle and breaking up a pass.

CB Jamar Taylor - Arizona Cardinals
Taylor got the start at cornerback in his Cardinals debut, making three solo tackles in the 24-6 loss to Washington.

LB Tanner Vallejo - Cleveland Browns
Vallejo made his Browns debut in Sunday's 21-21 tie with Pittsburgh, but did not register a stat.

LB Leighton Vander Esch - Dallas Cowboys
Vander Esch made his Cowboys debut in Sunday's 16-8 loss to Carolina, making three tackles (two solo).

Practice Squad
RB Jeremy McNichols - Indianapolis Colts

Injured Reserve (season-ending)
WR Cedrick Wilson - Dallas Cowboys
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