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A photographic look at Sunday's National Football League action

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Football fans Mario Watkins, center left, from Gainesville, Fla., and Jace Cameron, center right,, Woodstock, display No. 88 jerseys in front of them hoping for an autograph from Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez before an NFL football game between the Falcons and Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Atlanta.

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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) runs against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Atlanta. The Panthers won 21-20.

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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) is hit in the backfield by Cincinnati Bengals free safety Reggie Nelson (20) and defensive end Carlos Dunlap (96) during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium.

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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (27) celebrates with fans after defeating the Baltimore Ravens 34-17 at Paul Brown Stadium.

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Washington Redskins linebacker Perry Riley (56) sacks New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) during the first quarter of a game at MetLife Stadium. The Giants won 20-6.

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Cleveland Browns running back Edwin Baker (27) loses his helmet as he is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Will Allen (20) in the third quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 20-7.

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Houston Texans cornerback Brice McCain (21) breaks up a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington (85) in the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans won 16-10.

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Detroit Lions wide receiver Kevin Ogletree (11) runs from Minnesota Vikings cornerback Shaun Prater after making a reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 14-13.

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Miami Dolphins free safety Reshad Jones (20) reacts after his helmet came off during the second half against the New York Jets at Sun Life Stadium. The Jets won 20-7.

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Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown (31) scores a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts won 30-10.

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate (81) and St. Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins, left, dive for an incomplete pass in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle. Seattle won 27-9.

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Kansas City Chiefs running back Knile Davis, center, jumps in the end zone as he scores a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in San Diego. The Chargers won 27-24 in overtime.

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Detailed view of hair flying on the head of San Francisco 49ers running back Anthony Dixon prior to the game against the Arizons Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin (81) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Karlos Dansby (56) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. The 49ers won 23-20.

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) catches a 63-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Peyton Manning past Oakland Raiders defensive back Phillip Adams (28) during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Oakland, Calif.

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) celebrates with head coach John Fox after throwing a 63-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Demaryius Thomas against the Oakland Raiders during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. With this score, the Broncos surpassed the 2007 New England Patriots for the most points scored in a season. Denver won 34-14.

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New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones (95) celebrates after the Patriots stopped the Buffalo Bills on fourth down during a drive in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 34-20.

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A Chicago Bears fan fashions a cheese grater on his head before an NFL football game between the Bears and Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Chicago.

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Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman (38) tries to stop Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (87) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Chicago. The Packers won 33-28.

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Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown (34) gets past Dallas Cowboys defensive end George Selvie (99) to score a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. The Eagle beat the Cowboys 24-22.

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