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A photographic look at Week 15 action in the National Football League

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Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Houston, Texas. The Panthers won 30-13. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Reggie Bush #22 of the Miami Dolphins celebrates his touchdown with Brandon Marshall #19 during their NFL game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Orchard Park, New York. The Dolphins won 30-23. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning sits on the bench in the fourth quarter of their NFL football game loss to the Washington Redskins in East Rutherford, New Jersey, December 18, 2011. The Redskins won 23-10. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

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Brandon Carr #39 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after a win against the Green Bay Packers at Arrowhead Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Kansas CIty, Missouri. The Chiefs defeated the Packers 19-14. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

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Kahlil Bell #32 of the Chicago Bears is tackled by Brandon Mebane #92 and David Hawthorne #57 of the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on December18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Seahawks defeated the Bears 38-14.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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Tennessee Titans tight end Jared Cook is tackled by Indianapolis Colts linebacker Ernie Sims during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. The Colts won 27-13. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

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Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints shakes hands with Minnesota Vikings mascot Ragnar after the Saints defeated the Vikings 42-20 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on December 18, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

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Cedric Benson #32 of the Cincinnati Bengals scores a touchdown against Josh Gordy #38 of the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 18, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Bengals beat the Rams 20-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Kregg Lumpkin (28) dives over Dallas Cowboys inside linebacker Sean Lee (50) for a first down during their NFL football game in Tampa, Florida December 17, 2011. The Cowboys won 30-15. REUTERS/Pierre DuCharme

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John Abraham #55 and Thomas DeCoud #28 of the Atlanta Falcons lead their teammates onto the field against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Georgia Dome on December 15, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Falcons won 41-14. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Quarterback Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos fumbles the ball as he is hit by defensive end Mark Anderson #95 of the New England Patriots who recovered the ball on the play at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 18, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Patriots won 41-23. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders jumps into the crowd after scoring a touchdown against the Detroit Lions at Coliseum on December 18, 2011 in Oakland, California. The Lions won 28-27. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Jordan Norwood #10 of the Cleveland Browns tries to break a tackle by A.J. Jefferson #20 of the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals won 20-17 in overtime. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

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Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets is sacked by Jason Babin #93 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the first half at Lincoln Financial Field on December 18, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles won 45-19. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (24) dives over Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Jameel McClain (53) to score a touchdown in the third quarter during their Sunday Night NFL football game in San Diego, California December 18, 2011. The Chargers won 34-14. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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