Predicting studs and duds for NFL Week 1

Week 1 of the 2017 NFL season is finally here! This year kicks off at Gillette Stadium when the Super Bowl 51 champions host the Kansas City Chiefs. Each of these two teams sadly lost a star player during the preseason. Who will step up in their places?
This question leads us to discuss players who will either shine or flounder in the first week of action. An exciting slate of games awaits. Just as there will be players that knock it out of the park, there will be others who disappoint in a major way in Week 1.
Based on matchups and previous performances against their opponents, we predict the following studs and duds to emerge in Week 1.
Stud: Carson Palmer, quarterback, Arizona Cardinals
For starters, Palmer is fresh and has not been beat up yet. The 38-year-old quarterback will square off against a Detroit Lions passing defense that gave up a ridiculous 33 passing touchdowns last year. Palmer should not find it too difficult to hit up Larry Fitzgerald, David Johnson and Co., who will be primed for some red
Source: Detroit Lions News

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