With the opening week of the 2013 NFL regular season in the books, Sneaker Report introduces a new recap titled The Cleats That Won Yesterday. This daily installment will highlight the top performers of the previous day's games, matches, and events and which sneakers/cleats they wore. For the introductory piece, we flash back to yesterday's NFL action. Some of the league's top teams and players were in action, which means there were plenty of great cleats on the gridiron as well.
Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.
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Bradford had 299 yards and two TDs as St. Louis edged out a 27-24 win over Arizona.
The Titans bounced the Steelers 16-9 due in part to Johnson's 70 yards on the ground in these speedy cleats.
In a close contest, Brady stepped up under pressure and put up 288 passing yards.<!--nextpage-->
With 357 yards and two TDs, Stafford was a huge factor as the Lions shut down AP and the Vikings.
Kaepernick exploded for 412 yards and three touchdowns as the 49ers dropped Green Bay 34-28.
Cleat: Nike Zoom Super Bad 3
Player: Tony Romo
Game: Giants vs Cowboys
In a tough 36-31 win over the Giants, Romo stepped up with 263 yards in these discontinued Nike cleats.<!--nextpage-->
The Jets squeaked by with a 18-17 win over Tampa Bay as Geno Smith had 256 yards.
357 yards and two touchdowns from Brees helped to fuel New Orleans to a 23-17 win over Atlanta.
With 178 passing yards on 18-23 attempts, Andrew Luck was deadly accurate yesterday in these Nike cleats.
Cutlet had 242 yards and two touchdowns as he powered his Bears past the Bengals in a close game.