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RG3, Aaron Rodgers highlight top throws of Week 7

Gregg Rosenthal picks the throws that define the week every Monday. Check out Marc Sessler's five best runs if you dare.

Robert Griffin III's beautiful touchdown pass to Santana Moss showed off his touch and accuracy, but the fourth-and-10 conversion below was all things RG3 rolled into one.

With the game against the New York Giants on the line, Griffin didn't see any open receivers. He ran to his left and found Jason Pierre-Paul. The game ends right there for most quarterbacks. Griffin stopped, kept his eyes downfield the whole time, changed directions, stepped up and found Logan Paulsen for 19 yards.

I get the same feeling about RG3 that I got in Week 1 of the NFL season. I'm happy we have so much more football in front of us.

Aaron Rodgers suddenly is playing like the best player in football again. Who else can make this throw?

I picked this 34-yard toss from Matt Schaub to Kevin Walter because Schaub faced zero pressure and Walter was wide open after beating Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith. Baltimore's defensive problems can't be solved by Terrell Suggs alone. Smith replaced LarDarius Webb and struggled badly.

The Houston Texans' blowout win was the most meaningful victory of Week 7. They are solid favorites for the No. 1 seed in the AFC.

If you can complete a fourth-and-long pass to win a game with just over a minute left, you're probably going to make the list. We like Matt Hasselbeck's strike to Nate Washington for symbolic purposes, too. It stands for the lousy, mediocre AFC.

The Tennessee Titans have been outscored by 89 points this season, but they are in the wild-card mix at 3-4 after Sunday's win. The Buffalo Bills' defense is one of the most disappointing groups in football. They don't disguise or change up anything they do. This is a bad Bills team, yet they are only one game out of first place.

The New Orleans Saints head to Denver next week. They are a tough road win away from relevance at 3-4. The defense remains abysmal, but Drew Brees is rolling again at a very high level following his performance Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His touchdown pass to Joseph Morgan reminded me so much of one of those impossible-to-believe, final-play sequences from "Friday Night Lights."

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