Adrian Peterson came 9 yards from breaking Eric Dickerson's rushing record Sunday, finishing with 199 yards and powering the Minnesota Vikings into the playoffs, 37-34 over Green Bay.
Ah, that growing list of Broncos playmakers: Peyton Manning. Von Miller. Demaryius Thomas.
No one has led more late game-winning drives during the past five seasons than Matt Ryan, who has kept the Atlanta Falcons flying high with five fourth-quarter rallies this year alone.
Rookie Doug Martin racked up 214 total yards and two touchdowns, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers blew out Minnesota 36-17 on Thursday night to hand the Vikings their first home loss of the season.
New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma made his debut Sunday while appealing a suspension for his role in the Saints bounty program.
All smiles following a victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team he coached for the previous three seasons, Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris marveled about Robert Griffin III's ability on the game-winning drive.
Cam Newton is enough reason to tune into any NFL game. That Newton and Carolina come off an upset of New Orleans and now face the inconsistent defending Super Bowl champions on Thursday night makes Giants-Panthers even more intriguing.
Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, and Andre Brown's 2-yard run with 31 seconds left lifted the New York Giants from a 14-point deficit to a wild 41-34 victory Sunday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.