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Eye on Photos, Week 18: Home teams dominate

Posted on: January 10, 2012 9:00 am
 


By Ryan Wilson


Eye on photos looks back at the wild-card weekend that was… (click photos to enlarge)

Jan 8 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Eddie Royal (19) pulls in a touchdown while being defended by Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay (22) in the second quarter of the 2011 AFC wild card playoff game at Sports Authority Field. (US PRESSWIRE) DENVER, CO - JANUARY 08: Ike Taylor (L) #24 and Troy Polamalu #43 of the Pittsburgh Steelers pray together prior turnover the start of the AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 8, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Steelers in overtime 23-29. (Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - JANUARY 08: Mike Wallace #17 of the Pittsburgh Steelers makes a reception on third down and ten yards to go but is stopped short of the first down by Quinton Carter #28 of the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 8, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Steelers 29-23 in overtime of their AFC Wild Card Playoff game. (Getty Images) DENVER, CO - JANUARY 08: Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos stiff arms Ike Taylor #24 of the Pittsburgh Steelers to score an 80 yard touchdown in overtime during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 8, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Denver Broncos defeated the the Pittsburgh Steelers in overtime 23 - 29. (Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants throws a pass towards Hakeem Nicks #88 as he is covered by Chris Owens #21 of the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Getty Images) EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: (L-R) Brandon Jacobs #27 and Ahmad Bradshaw #44 of the New York Giants celebrates after the GIants won 24-2 against the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions dives for the touchdown against Roman Harper #41 and Will Smith #91 of the New Orleans Saints during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Getty Images) NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the New Orleans Saints during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) (Getty Images)
Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson (80) celebrates his third quarter touchdown reception against the Cincinnati Bengals with the fans in an NFL wild card playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, in Houston. (AP Photo) Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates (13) drops back against the Cincinnati Bengals during the first quarter of an NFL wild card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, in Houston. (AP Photo)

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