Best shots from the 2016 NFL season

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A collection of some of the best photos from the NFL season in 2016.

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys fumbles
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Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys fumbles the ball as Janoris Jenkins #20 and Keenan Robinson #57 of the New York Giants make the tackle in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on December 11, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey

Bilal Powell #29 of the New York Jets
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Bilal Powell #29 of the New York Jets celebrates after scoring the game winning touchdown in overtime to beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on December 11, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

Green Bay Packers defenders make a tackle during
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Green Bay Packers defenders make a tackle during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field on December 11, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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With Alterraun Verner #21 of the Tampa Bay
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With Alterraun Verner #21 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defending, Dontrelle Inman #15 of the San Diego Chargers gets the ball over the goal line to score against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first half at Qualcomm Stadium on December 4, 2016 in San Diego, California.

Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints
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Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints looks to pass while under pressure from Noah Spence #57 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first quarter of the game at Raymond James Stadium on December 11, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.

T.J. Yeldon #24 of the Jacksonville Jaguars gets
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T.J. Yeldon #24 of the Jacksonville Jaguars gets airborne on a tackle by Terence Newman #23 of the Minnesota Vikings during the game at EverBank Field on December 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Running back Thomas Rawls #34 of the Seattle
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Running back Thomas Rawls #34 of the Seattle Seahawks leaps into the endzone for a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers at CenturyLink Field on December 4, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.

Adam Thielen #19 of the Minnesota Vikings makes
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Adam Thielen #19 of the Minnesota Vikings makes a catch in front of Prince Amukamara #21 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the game at EverBank Field on December 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Casey Hayward #26 of the San Diego Chargers
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Casey Hayward #26 of the San Diego Chargers lunges for a tipped pass against Devin Funchess #17 and teammate Kelvin Benjamin #13 of the Carolina Panthers in the first quarter during the game at Bank of America Stadium on December 11, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers jumps
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Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers jumps over Ronald Darby #28 of the Buffalo Bills during the second half at New Era Field on December 11, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York.

Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers and
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Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants autograph jerseys for each other at the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-14 win over the New York Giants at Heinz Field on December 4, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Audie Cole #57 of the Minnesota Vikings and
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Audie Cole #57 of the Minnesota Vikings and Anthony Barr (55) try to drag down quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) of the Detroit Lions during second half action at Ford Field on November 24, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.

Levine Toilolo #80 of the Atlanta Falcons breaks
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Levine Toilolo #80 of the Atlanta Falcons breaks a tackle by Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals after a catch during the second half at the Georgia Dome on November 27, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers emerges
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Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers emerges from the tunnel before their game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Bank of America Stadium on November 13, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Carlos Hyde #28 of the San Francisco 49ers
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Carlos Hyde #28 of the San Francisco 49ers scores a touchdown during a game against the Miami Dolphins on November 27, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Outside linebacker Shane Ray #56 of the Denver
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Outside linebacker Shane Ray #56 of the Denver Broncos tackles quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs in the third quarter of the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 27, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.

Odell Beckham of the New York Giants celebrates
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Odell Beckham of the New York Giants celebrates his second quarter touchdown against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 27, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Bobby McCain #28 of the Miami Dolphins tackles
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Bobby McCain #28 of the Miami Dolphins tackles Rod Streater #81 of the San Francisco 49ers during a game on November 27, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers eats
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Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers eats a turkey leg after the Steelers beat the Indianapolis Colts 28-7 at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 24, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Strong safety Chris Conte #23 of the Tampa
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Strong safety Chris Conte #23 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers returns an interception for a touchdown during the first quarter of an NFL game against the Chicago Bears on November 13, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys leaps
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Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys leaps over Tavon Young #36 of the Baltimore Ravens during the third quarter of their game at AT&T Stadium on November 20, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.

The Miami Dolphins takes the field during a
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The Miami Dolphins takes the field during a game against the San Francisco 49ers on November 27, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Dwayne Harris #17 of the New York Giants
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Dwayne Harris #17 of the New York Giants makes a touchdown catch in front of Briean Boddy-Calhoun #20 of the Cleveland Browns during the second quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 27, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Tight end Kyle Rudolph #82 of the Minnesota
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Tight end Kyle Rudolph #82 of the Minnesota Vikings scores a second quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on November 13, 2016 in Landover, Maryland.

Artie Burns #25 of the Pittsburgh Steelers breaks
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Artie Burns #25 of the Pittsburgh Steelers breaks up a pass intended for Corey Coleman #19 of the Cleveland Browns during the third quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Tight end Travis Kelce of the Kansas City
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Tight end Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs dives in to the end zone to score the games first touchdown in front of cornerback Marcus Williams of the New York Jets at Arrowhead Stadium during the first quarter on September 25, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.

A referee watches the field during the game
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A referee watches the field during the game between the Chicago Bears and the Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field on September 19, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

Kenny Britt of the Los Angeles Rams stretches
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Kenny Britt of the Los Angeles Rams stretches out over the goal line for at touchdown against the defense of Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions during first-quarter action at Ford Field on Oct. 16, 2016 in Detroit.

Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants
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Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants celebrates after a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens during the second half of the game at MetLife Stadium on October 16, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Danny Amendola of the New England Patriots attempts
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Danny Amendola of the New England Patriots attempts to make the catch in the third quarter against Aaron Williams of the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on October 2, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

Darius Slay of the Detroit Lions intercepts a
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Darius Slay of the Detroit Lions intercepts a pass intended for Nelson Agholor of the Philadelphia Eagles in the final minutes of the game at Ford Field on October 9, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Eagles 24-23.

Brice Butler of the Dallas Cowboys catches a
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Brice Butler of the Dallas Cowboys catches a touchdown pass under pressure from Micah Hyde of the Green Bay Packers during the second quarter at Lambeau Field on October 16, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Sterling Moore of the New Orleans Saints intercepts
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Sterling Moore of the New Orleans Saints intercepts a pass over Devin Funchess of the Carolina Panthers during the second quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 16, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

DeMarco Murray of the Tennessee Titans leaps over
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DeMarco Murray of the Tennessee Titans leaps over the Houston Texans defensive line for a touchdown in the second quarter during the NFL game between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium on October 2, 2016 in Houston, Texas.

Eddie Lacy of the Green Bay Packers leaps
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Eddie Lacy of the Green Bay Packers leaps over Brandon Carr of the Dallas Cowboys during the third quarter at Lambeau Field on October 16, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Matt Forte of the New York Jets rushes
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Matt Forte of the New York Jets rushes against Jarvis Jones, Vince Williams and Mike Mitchell of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first half during the game on October 9, 2016 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Brandin Cooks of the New Orleans Saints attempts
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Brandin Cooks of the New Orleans Saints attempts to catch the ball against Eli Apple of the New York Giants during the second half at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Free safety Darian Stewart #26 of the Denver
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Free safety Darian Stewart #26 of the Denver Broncos is called for unnecessary roughness for tackling quarterback Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts as he slides for a first down in the fourth quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 18, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.

Tyler Kroft of the Cincinnati Bengals is brought
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Tyler Kroft of the Cincinnati Bengals is brought down by Robert Golden of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first quarter during the game at Heinz Field on September 18, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers high fives
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Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers high fives fans after their 46-27 victory over the San Francisco 49ers at Bank of America Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Running back Matt Jones of the Washington Redskins
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Running back Matt Jones of the Washington Redskins scores a second quarter touchdown past strong safety Barry Church of the Dallas Cowboys at FedExField on September 18, 2016 in Landover, Maryland.

Corey Coleman of the Cleveland Browns makes a
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Corey Coleman of the Cleveland Browns makes a 31-yard touchdown reception behind Shareece Wright of the Baltimore Ravens in the first quarter at Cleveland Browns Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Andre Johnson of the Tennessee Titans scores a
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Andre Johnson of the Tennessee Titans scores a late touchdown against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on September 18, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.

Kelvin Benjamin of the Carolina Panthers carches a
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Kelvin Benjamin of the Carolina Panthers carches a pass against Jimmie Ward of the San Francisco 49ers in the 3rd quarter during the game at Bank of America Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Bruce Irvin #51 of the Oakland Raiders forces
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Bruce Irvin #51 of the Oakland Raiders forces a fumble on Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints during the first half of a game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 11, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans catches
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DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans catches a 23 yard pass for a touchdown as Tracy Porter #21 of the Chicago Bears defends in the second quarter at NRG Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Houston, Texas.

Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers pulls
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Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers pulls in this touchdown reception against Robert Alford of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on September 11, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Da'Norris Searcy #21 and Wesley Woodyard #59 of
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Da'Norris Searcy #21 and Wesley Woodyard #59 of the Tennessee Titans sandwich tackle Kyle Rudolph #82 of the Minnesota Vikings, knocking the ball loose during the second half at Nissan Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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