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A photographic look at the National Football League

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Atlanta Falcons fans celebrate a touchdown in the first half of their NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Atlanta, Georgia November 29, 2012. The Falcons won 23-13.

TAMI CHAPPELL/Reuters

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New Orleans Saints running back Chris Ivory (29) is stopped by Atlanta strong safety William Moore (25) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in Atlanta.

David Goldman/AP

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Buffalo Bills' Stevie Johnson celebrates a touchdown catch during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Bill Wippert/AP

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Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) dives into the endzone for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 34-18.

Bill Wippert/AP

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice, left, lies on the field after a hard hit by Chicago Bears safety Major Wright on his game-winning touchdown reception in overtime of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. The Seahawks won 23-17 in overtime.

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate (81) celebrates with teammate Sidney Rice (18) after his touchdown reception against the Chicago Bears late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.

Nam Y. Huh/AP

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (R) is pressured by Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh during the first half of their NFL football game in Detroit, Michigan December 2, 2012. The Colts won 35-33.

REBECCA COOK/REUTERS

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Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure (R) leaps past Indianapolis Colts safety Antoine Bethea for a touch down during the first half of their NFL football game in Detroit, Michigan December 2, 2012.

REBECCA COOK/REUTERS

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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) sacks Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 23-14.

Tom Lynn/AP

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Vince, left, and Packer, sit for owner Ron Belin in the parking lot of Lambeau Field before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis.

Mike Roemer/AP

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Members of the Kansas City Chiefs and Carolina Panthers pray together following an NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.

Colin E. Braley/AP

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Carolina Panthers wide receiver Louis Murphy (83) reaches the ball across the goal line while tackled by Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Jalil Brown (30) during the second half of an NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. The Chiefs won 27-21.

Colin E. Braley/AP

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Miami Dolphins Kevin Burnett (3rd R) and Karlos Dansby (R) lead the gang tackle of New England Patriots' running back Stevan Ridley (2nd R) during the fourth quarter of their NFL football game in Miami Gardens, Florida December 2, 2012. The Patriots won 23-16.

Andrew Innerarity/REUTERS

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Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) fumbles the ball after being hit by New England Patriots defensive end Trevor Scott (99) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 in Miami.

Wilfredo Lee/AP

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New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (L) talks with head coach Rex Ryan after throwing an interception in the first half of their NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in East Rutherford, New Jersey, December 2, 2012. Sanchez was eventually pulled from the game and the Jets won 7-6.

RAY STUBBLEBINE/REUTERS

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New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy looks for a receiver against the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter of their NFL football game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, December 2, 2012.

RAY STUBBLEBINE/REUTERS

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St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein makes a 53-yard field goal as Johnny Hekker (6) holds during the fourth quarter of their NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in St. Louis. The Rams won 16-13 in overtime.

Chris Lee/AP

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St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein kicks the game-winning field goal during overtime of their NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in St. Louis, Missouri, December 2, 2012.

SARAH CONARD/REUTERS

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Tennessee Titans' wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) fumbles as Houston Texans' cornerback Roc Carmichael (20) tackles him in the second half of their NFL football game in Nashville, Tennessee December 2, 2012.

HARRISON MCCLARY/REUTERS

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Houston Texans' wide receiver Lestar Jean (18) heads upfield for a touchdown as the Texans' head coach Gary Kubiak reacts on the sidelines in the first half of their NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tennessee December 2, 2012. The Texans won 24-10.

HARRISON MCCLARY/REUTERS

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback LeQuan Lewis (30) is carted off the field after sustaining an injury during a punt return in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Denver. Denver won 31-23.

Joe Mahoney/AP

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Leonard Johnson (R) is called for pass interference while covering Denver Broncos' Demaryius Thomas (L) setting up the Broncos for a touchdown during their NFL football game in Denver, Colorado December 2, 2012.

MARK LEFFINGWELL/REUTERS

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Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed (C) intercepts a Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch (not in photo) pass in front of the Steelers' tight end Heath Miller during the second half of their NFL football game in Baltimore December 2, 2012. The Ravens' Corey Graham is at left.

GARY CAMERON/REUTERS

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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman (33) is stopped by Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs (55), inside linebacker Jameel McClain (53), outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw (91) and cornerback Corey Graham (24) defense during the second half of an NFL football game in Baltimore, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. The Steelers won 23-20.

Nick Wass/AP

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Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson (33) leaps in front of Oakland Raiders linebacker Miles Burris (56) during the third quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (13) scores on a 44-yard touchdown reception in front of Oakland Raiders defensive back Ron Bartell (21) during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. The Browns won 20-17.

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

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San Diego Chargers wide receiver Danario Alexander (L) cannot reach the ball for a touchdown as Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall (29) defends during the fourth quarter of their NFL football game in San Diego, California December 2, 2012.

ALEX GALLARDO/REUTERS

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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green drops a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in San Diego. The Bengals won 20-13.

Lenny Ignelzi/AP

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley (11) pushes off Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Curtis Marsh (31) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Arlington, Texas.

Tony Gutierrez/AP

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Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown (34) celebrates with Jeremy Maclin after scoring a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Arlington, Texas.

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