Images from Week 16 of the National Football League
New England Patriots fan holds up a sign in the fourth quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Miami Dolphins 27-24.
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Washington Redskins cheerleaders take the field before the Washington Redskins play the Minnesota Vikings at FedEx Field on December 24, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The Minnesota Vikings won, 33-26.
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Denver Broncos cornerback Andre Goodman hits Buffalo Bills running back Tashard Choice and knocks the ball free during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Bills beat the Broncos 40-14.
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Greg Wilson shows his Christmas spirit during an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. The Eagles won, 20-7.
Wide receiver Doug Baldwin of the Seattle Seahawks rushes against Chris Culliver of the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 24, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. The 49ers prevailed 19-17.
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is unable to hold onto a pass while being defended by San Diego Chargers strong safety Steve Gregory during the first quarter at Ford Field. The Lions won 38-10 to clinch their first playoff berth since 1999.
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Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington watches the ball into his hands over Jacksonville Jaguars middle linebacker Paul Posluszny during first half of their NFL football game at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee December 24. 2011. The Titans won 23-17 to stay in the playoff hunt.
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Members of the Carolina Panthers signal after recovering a fumble by Josh Freeman of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Bank of America Stadium on December 24, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers prevailed by a score of 48-16.
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Letroy Guion of the Minnesota Vikings rushes Rex Grossman of the Washington Redskins as he prepares to through a pass during the first quarter at FedExField on December 24, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. The Vikings won 33-26 to improve to 3-12 on the season.
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Place kicker Sebastian Janikowski of the Oakland Raiders kicks a 36-yard field goal against the Kansas City Chiefs to win the game in overtime on December 24, 2011 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Oakland defeated Kansas City 16-13 in overtime.
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Pittsburgh Steelers Rashard Mendenhall surges into the end zone to score against the San Diego Chargers in the fourth quarter of their NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 24, 2011. The Steelers won at a canter, 27-0.