With the first Sunday slate of games having wrapped up for the first week of the NFL season, these three teams are trending upwards after their opening performance. The Jacksonville Jaguars dominated the Houston Texans, the Detroit Lions had more fourth quarter magic and the Los Angeles Rams crushed the Indianapolis Colts.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars dominated the Houston Texans with their defensive and first-round draft pick, running back Leonard Fournette. The Jaguars jumped out to a 19-0 halftime lead, while the Texans quarterback switch did not really make a difference in the second half.

Jacksonville ended up coasting to a 29-7 victory, the most points they have had in a season opener since 2005 when they defeated the Seattle Seahawks 26-14. With their 1-0 start, this is the first time that the team had had a winning record since week one of the 2011 season.

Fournette was a workhorse, recording 100 yards and one touchdown on 26 carries while also pitching in three receptions for 24 yards. He became the first player in team history to have 100 rushing yards in his debut, as well as only the fourth rookie to hit the century mark in a game for the Jaguars.

The defense had 10 sacks, including four by Calais Campbell, who was signed in the offseason to a massive four-year, $60 million contract.

This was the most sacks the two-time Pro Bowler had ever had in a game, as he never even got to three in his nine seasons with the Arizona Cardinals. The defense also forced three fumbles, nabbed an interception and had a touchdown.

Detriot Lions

The Detriot Lions made quarterback Matthew Stafford the highest paid player in NFL history a few weeks ago, so naturally, the first pass that he threw against the Arizona Cardinals was a pick six.

Stafford had only thrown one such pass last season, as he tries to lead the Lions to consecutive playoff appearances since 1991-93.

The Lions were down 10-0 at the end of the first quarter but made it 10-9 at halftime as their defense held strong and the offense got going a bit. At the end of the third quarter, the Lions were losing 17-15.

Then Stafford did what he does best, lead fourth quarter comebacker, as he had two touchdowns to rookie receiver Kenny Golladay. Miles Killebrew then took the Lion's third interception off of Carson Palmer to the house, sealing a 35-23 victory.

Los Angeles Rams

The Los Angeles Rams took on the Indianapolis Colts in one of the few games they were expected to win, as the team was without star quarterback Andrew Luck. However, no one could have anticipated the absolute beatdown that the Rams would put on them. Jared Goff drove the Rams down by they settled for a 50-yard field goal.

The Scott Tolzien threw an interception on his first pass of the game that Trumaine Johnson returned for a touchdown and the rout was on, At halftime, the Rams led 27-3, their largest halftime led since they were up 38-0 against the Oakland Raiders in week 13 of the 2014 season.

The Rams ended up winning 46-9, as the defense added a second pick-six, a safety and had four sacks.

At halftime, Goff had 195 passing yards, the most by a Rams quarterback since 2011. He would go on to finish the game a stellar 21/29 for 306 yards and one touchdown in his first career win. Goff also became the first Rams quarterback since Kurt Warner in 2001 to have 300 yards passing in a season opener.