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Posted on: January 23, 2012 5:25 pm
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Eye on Photos, Week 20: And then there were two



By Ryan Wilson


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

Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler, left, chats with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady following the AFC Championship NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots defeated the Ravens 23-20 to win the AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, right, is congratulated by former Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe following their AFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots defeated the Ravens 23-20 to win the AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) dives over the middle to score on a one yard run against the Baltimore Ravens during the second half of the AFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) dives into the end zone for a touchdown as New England Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty (32) hangs on during the second half of the AFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Jan 22, 2012; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork (75) celebrates at they defeat the Baltimore Ravens during the fourth quarter in the 2011 AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Ravens 23-20. (Mark L. Baer-US PRESSWIRE) New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft looks up after their AFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots defeated the Ravens 23-20 to win the AFC Championship. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
San Francisco 49ers fans sits in the stands after their team lost to the New York Giants in overtime of the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in San Francisco. The Giants won 20-17 to advance to Super Bowl XLVI. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes (9) celebrates with holder Steve Weatherford (5) after kicking the game-winning field goal during overtime of the NFC Championship NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in San Francisco. The Giants won 20-17 to advance to Super Bowl XLVI. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is sacked by San Francisco 49ers' Patrick Willis during the second half of the NFC Championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 22: Henry Hynoski #45 of the New York Giants is tackled in the first half by Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Championship Game at Candlestick Park on January 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Jan 22, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) hurdles a row of photographers after scoring a touchdown during the 2011 NFC championship game against the New York Giants at Candlestick Park. (Andrew Mills/THE STAR-LEDGER via US PRESSWIRE ) Jan 22, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (88) holds up a newspaper after the 2011 NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park. The Giants won 20-17. (Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE)

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Posted on: January 17, 2012 9:00 am
 

Eye on Photos, Week 19: Down go the Packers



By Ryan Wilson


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

Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed hits the turf after intercepting a pass intended for Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Baltimore, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. The Ravens won the game 20-13. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco reacts after begin hit by Houston Texans outside linebacker Brooks Reed during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Baltimore, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Baltimore Ravens cornerback Cary Williams stops Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Baltimore, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Jan 15, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates (13) passes in the third quarter of the 2011 AFC divisional playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore won 20-13. (US PRESSWIRE)
Green Bay Packers fans Kirk Erdman, left, and Eric Wanless react as they watch a television broadcast of the NFL divisional playoff football game between the Packers and New York Giants, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at a sports bar in Weston, Wis. The Giants won 37-20. (AP Photo/The Wausau Daily Herald, Dan Young) New York Giants' Kenny Phillips reacts with fans after New York defeated Green Bay Packers, 37-20, in an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 15: Hakeem Nicks #88 of the New York Giants makes a 37 yard touchdown catch with time running out in the second quarter against Charles Woodson #21 of the Green Bay Packers during their NFC Divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 15, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 15: Fans cheer as the the Green Bay Packers play against the New York Giants during their NFC Divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 15, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) walks on the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in San Francisco. The 49ers won 36-32. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith (11) crosses the goal line for a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth quarter of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a 49 yard pass from Alex Smith #11 (not pictured) to score a touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) makes a catch against San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Patrick Willis (52) for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates his 19-yard touchdown pass to Rob Gronkowski during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Denver Broncos Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Denver Broncos running back Willis McGahee (23) is tackled by New England Patriots middle linebacker Jerod Mayo (51) as he scores on a five yard run during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 14: Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos fumbles the ball in the first quarter as he is hit by Rob Ninkovich #50 of the New England Patriots during their AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium on January 14, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) catches a 10-yard touchdown pass while being defended by Denver Broncos cornerback Andre' Goodman (21) during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Posted on: January 10, 2012 9:00 am
 

Eye on Photos, Week 18: Home teams dominate



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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Posted on: January 3, 2012 9:00 am
Edited on: January 16, 2012 4:26 pm
 

Eye on Photos, Week 17: Losers go home



By Ryan Wilson


Eye on photos looks back at the week that was… (click photos to enlarge)

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) evades a tackle by New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora (72) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo) Jan 1 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos fan holds a sign in reference to Stanford Cardinal quarterback Andrew Luck (not pictured) during the first quarter of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field. (US PRESSWIRE)
OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 01: Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders gets his pass off under pressure from Cam Thomas #76 of the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum on January 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Getty Images) Jan 1, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) traps the ball against his helmet on a catch for 40 yards against Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden (23) in the second quarter at Cleveland Browns Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE)
Jan. 1, 2012; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely kicks the winning field goal in overtime against the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Seahawks 23-20 in overtime. (US PRESSWIRE) CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 01: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals passes the football against the pressure of Terrell Suggs #55 of the Baltimore Ravens during their game at Paul Brown Stadium on January 1, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Getty Images)
Jan 1, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11)goes up to make a catch against Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Tanard Jackson (36) during the first quarter at the Georgia Dome. (US PRESSWIRE) ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 1: James Hall #96 of the St. Louis Rams sacks Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers at the Edward Jones Dome on January 1, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Getty Images)
Philadelphia Eagles' Dion Lewis (28) is knocked out of bounds near the goal line by Washington Redskins' London Fletcher (59) and Oshiomogho Atogwe (20) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo) New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) spikes the ball over the goal post after scoring on a touchdown as Carolina Panthers free safety Sherrod Martin (23) and outside linebacker James Anderson (50) walk away during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. Graham surpassed the single season receiving yards by a tight end on the play. The previous record of 1,290 yards was set by Hall of Famer  Kellen Winslow of the San Diego Chargers in the 1980 season. (AP Photo)
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson (13) flashes "Happy New Year" written on his shirt after his touchdown against the New England Patriots during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday Jan. 1, 2012. (AP Photo) Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher (54) twists his knee as he comes down on a play in the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. After treatment from trainers, Urlacher was able to walk off the field without assistance. (AP Photo)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 01: Santonio Holmes #10 of the New York Jets looks on during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on January 1, 2012 in Miami (Getty Images) Indianapolis Colts quarterback Dan Orlovsky, right, loses the ball after being hit by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end George Selvie (91) and defensive end Jeremy Mincey, center, during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. The Jaguars won 19-13. (AP Photo)
Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey (99) moves in to hit Houston Texans running back Ben Tate (44) after losing his helmet in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in Houston. The Titans defeated the Texans 23-22. (AP Photo) IDetroit Lions' Titus Young leaps in the crowd to give a fan the ball after catching a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo)

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Posted on: December 27, 2011 9:00 am
 

Eye on Photos, Week 16: Ho ho homefield for GB



By Ryan Wilson


Eye on photos looks back at the week that was… (click photos to enlarge)

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 26: Running back Pierre Thomas #23 of the New Orleans Saints heads towards the seats as he put a bow and attaches it to the football after scoring on a four-yard touchdown run against the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 26, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Getty Images) Green Bay Packers' James Jones celebrates with fans after catching a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
Dec 24, 2011; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills wide receiver David Nelson (86) catches the ball as Denver Broncos strong safety Chris Harris (25) defends during the first half at Ralph Wilson Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE) Dec, 24, 2011; Charlotte, NC, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Kellen Winslow (82) with the ball as Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Dan Connor (55) and free safety Sherrod Martin (23) and cornerback Chris Gamble (20) and defensive tackle Andre Neblett (68) defend in the third quarter. The Panthers defeated the Buccaneers 48-16 at Bank of America Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE)
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson (89) flips over Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington (58) for a touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Dec 24, 2011; Kansas City, MO, USA; Oakland Raiders running back Michael Bush (29) is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs safety Reshard Langford (48) at Arrowhead Stadium. The Raiders defeated the Chiefs 16-13 in overtime. (US PRESSWIRE)
FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 24: Clyde Gates #10 of the Miami Dolphins looks for an opening on a runback during the second half of New England's 27-24 win at Gillette Stadium on December 24, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images) Dec 24 2011; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) is tackled by New York Giants defensive end Dave Tollefson (71) after scoring a touchdown during the second half at the MetLife Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE)
PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 24: Mike Wallace #17 of the Pittsburgh Steelers makes a catch against Josh Gordy #38 of the St. Louis Rams during the game on December 24, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers won 27-0. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 24: Patrick Bailey #57 of the Tennessee Titans tackles DuJuan Harris #40 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during play at LP Field on December 24, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Titans won 23-17. (Getty Images)
Washington Redskins wide receiver Jabar Gaffney (10) reaches for a touchdown pass under press from Minnesota Vikings defensive back Benny Sapp (22) during the second half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. (AP Photo) Detroit Lions cornerback Chris Houston (23) intercepts a pass intended for San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson, left, in front of Detroit Lions free safety Chris Harris, center, during an NFL football game in Detroit, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. Detroit won 38-10 to clinch a playoff spot. (AP Photo)
ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 24: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys sits on the sidelines with an injured hand against the Philadelphia Eagles at Cowboys Stadium on December 24, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Getty Images) Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch wears shoes with candy "Skittles" on the sides in the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Seattle Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 24: Sheldon Brown #24 of the Cleveland Browns intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for Lee Evans #83 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second half at M&T Bank Stadium on December 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 22: Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts catches the game winning touchdown during the NFL against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 22, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts won 19-16. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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Posted on: December 20, 2011 9:01 am
Edited on: December 28, 2011 3:42 pm
 

Eye on Photos, Week 15: All about the upset



By Ryan Wilson


Eye on photos looks back at the week that was… (click photos to enlarge)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 19: Strong safety #43 Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers leaps while attempting to deflect a pass thrown by #11 Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers during their game at Candlestick Park on December 19, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Getty Images) Dec 18, 2011; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd (80) is tackled by Baltimore Ravens cornerback Cary Williams (29) at the one-yard line during the second quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE)
Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (93) forces Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) to fumble during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. Raiders linebacker Aaron Curry recovered the fumble and scored. (AP Photo) DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 18: Quarterback Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos and quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots shake hands after an NFL game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 18, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The New England Patriots won, 41-23. (Getty Images)
Dec 18, 2011; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) tries to get a pass of against the Washington Redskins at Giants Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE) DEC 18, 2011; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) makes a touchdown catch over Minnesota Vikings safety Jamarca Sanford (33) late in the second quarter at the Mall of America Field. (US PRESSWIRE)
Dec 18, 2011; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown (31) breaks an 80 yard run for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Indianapolis defeated Tennessee 27-13. (US PRESSWIRE) Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel gets drenched following the Chiefs' 19-14 win over the Green Bay Packers in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo)
Seattle Seahawks running back Justin Forsett (20) is pushed out of bounds short of the goal line by Chicago Bears safety Brandon Meriweather (31) and Chicago Bears defensive back D.J. Moore (30) in the second half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. (AP Photo) HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 18: Matt Schaub #8 of the Houston Texans sits on the sidelines during play against the Carolina Panthers at Reliant Stadium on December 18, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (Getty Images)
Dec 18, 2011; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Miami Dolphins cornerback Nolan Carroll (28) dives under a flying Buffalo Bills wide receiver Ruvell Martin (82) during the second half at the Ralph Wilson Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE) In this Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, photo, new Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan looks up toward the stands while walking the sidelines before the start of an NFL football game between the Jaguars and Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. (AP Photo)
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) is hit by Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn (94) as he throws an 8-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Miles Austin during the first half of an NFL football game Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, in Tampa, Fla. Defending for the Cowboys are offensive tackle Doug Free (68) and guard Montrae Holland (64). (AP Photo) December 18, 2011; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Rams quarterback Kellen Clemens (10) stiff arms Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson (93) in the second half at the Edward Jones Dome. Cincinnati defeated St. Louis Rams 20-13. (US PRESSWIRE)
December 18, 2011; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) dives for a touchdown after eluding a tackle by New York Jets defensive back Kyle Wilson (20) during the first half at Lincoln Financial Field. (US PRESSWIRE) Cleveland Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi (11) pulls in a pass as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) defends during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo)

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Posted on: December 13, 2011 9:00 am
 

Eye on Photos, Week 14: Taste the Beast



By Ryan Wilson


Eye on photos looks back at the week that was… (click photos to enlarge)

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 11: Mike Jenkins #21 of the Dallas Cowboys breaks up a pass intended for Travis Beckum #47 of the New York Giants in the end zone at Cowboys Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Getty Images) Dec 12, 2011; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks fans holding up signs in support of running back Marshawn Lynch(not pictured) prior to the game against the St. Louis Rams at CenturyLink Field. (US PRESSWIRE)
Buffalo Bills wide receiver David Nelson (86) loses control of the ball and drops the pass in the end zone as San Diego Chargers defensive back Dante Hughes pursues in the second half during an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) Dec 11, 2011; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater (5) kicks the game winning 51 yard field goal in overtime during the game against the Chicago Bears at Sports Authority Field. The Broncos defeated the Bears 13-10. (US PRESSWIRE)
Baltimore Ravens defender Edgar Jones, right, tackles Indianapolis Colts' Joe Lefeged in the first half of an NFL football game in Baltimore, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 11: Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons runs with the ball against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Getty Images)
Dec 11, 2011; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson (89) catches a touchdown pass against the Houston Texans free safety Danieal Manning (38) during the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE) DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 11: Joe Webb #14 of the Minnesota Vikings fumbles the ball on the last play of the game while being tackled by DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 11, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. Detrot won the game 34-28. (Getty Images)
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew (32) dives for a touchdown under the tackle of Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back E.J. Biggers (31) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton) MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 11: Brandon Marshall #19 of the Miami Dolphins catches a touchdown pass against Nnamdi Asomugha #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles during a game at Sun Life Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Getty Images)
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Tyler Palko (4) is sacked by New York Jets' Calvin Pace during the second quarter of the NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo) Dec 11, 2011; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Karl Klug (97) sacks New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) during the second half at LP Field. The Saints beat the Titans 22-17. (US PRESSWIRE)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is hit by Washington Redskins inside linebacker London Fletcher (59) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec., 11, 2011, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Rich Lipski) Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) is injured as Cleveland Browns nose tackle Scott Paxson (69) and nose tackle Brian Schaefering (91), top, hit him in the second quarter of the NFL football game on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, in Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger was helped from the field, but returned in the second half as the Steelers won 14-3. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 11: Kevin Kolb #4 of the Arizona Cardinals is hit by Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers as he tries to thorw the ball down field at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Getty Images) Green Bay Packers' Rob Francois (49) intercepts a pass in front of Oakland Raiders' Kevin Boss (87) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

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Posted on: December 6, 2011 9:00 am
 

Eye on Photos, Week 13: Usain Wallace



By Ryan Wilson


Eye on photos looks back at the week that was… (click photos to enlarge)

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 04: Mike Wallace #17 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates following his touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first half during the game on December 4, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Getty Images) December 4, 2011; Tampa, FL, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) reacts and smiles after he scored a touchdown during the second half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Carolina won 38-19. (US PRESSWIRE)
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts, left, catches a 5-yard touchdown pass next to San Diego Chargers cornerback Quentin Jammer (23) during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP) NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 04: Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints is sacked by defensive tackle Sammie Lee Hill #91 of the Detroit Lions at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 4, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Getty Images)
Dec 4, 2011; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) gets off a pass as he is hit by Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey (99) during the second quarter at Ralph Wilson Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE) Dec 4, 2011; Chicago, IL, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Steve Breaston (15) makes a catch and is tackled by Chicago Bears defensive back Corey Graham (21) during the second half at Soldier Field. The Chiefs defeated the Bears 10-3. (US PRESSWIRE)
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) is grabbed by Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith (94) in the second quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Houston. Officials called it a personal foul, roughing the passer, for a 15-yard penalty. (AP Photo) MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 04: Reciever Brandon Marshall #19 (C) of the Miami Dolphins makes a catch against Safety's Matt Giordano #27 and Michael Huff #24 of the Oakland Raiders at Sun Life Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Getty Images)
LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 04: Aaron Maybin #51 of the New York Jets hits and forces a fumble on Rex Grossman #8 of the Washington Redskins during the second half at FedExField on December 4, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Getty Images) Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow shakes hands with the Minnesota Vikings' mascot after an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 4: Deion Branch #84 of the New England Patriots battles for a pass against the defense of Chris Rucker #36 of the Indianapolis Colts in the first half at Gillette Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Getty Images) CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 04: Defenders Jimmy Smith #22 and Jameel McClain #53 of the Baltimore Ravens tackle wide receiver Jordan Norwood #10 of the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Getty Images)
Dec. 4, 2011; Glendale, AZ, USA; Former baseball player Randy Johnson on the sidelines as a photographer in the first quarter of the game between the Arizona Cardinals against the Dallas Cowboys at University of Phoenix Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE) Dec 4, 2011; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants tight end Travis Beckum (47) catches a touchdown pass during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Met Life Stadium. (US PRESSWIRE)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 04: Former 49er greats (L-R) Joe Montana and Dwight Clark look on before the game between the St Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Getty Images) Dec 1, 2011; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate (81) makes a leaping catch for a touchdown over Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Joselio Hanson (21) during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated Philadelphia, 31-14. (US PRESSWIRE)

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