10. Getting ahead
Vernon Davis gives the 49ers an early lead on the Saints.
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9. Purple reign
Anquan Boldin catches a touchdown against the Texans.
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8. Eat turf
Saints quarterback Drew Brees hits the ground in front of 49ers defensive tackle Ricky Jean-Francois.
7. Just in the Nicks of time
Hakeem Nicks catches a Hail Mary pass at the end of the first half of a victory over the Packers.
6. Smith sneaks in for six
Alex Smith scores touchdown on a surprise QB sneak against the Saints.
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5. I'll take that, bro
Ravens safety Ed Reed hits the turf after intercepting a pass intended for Andre Johnson.
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4. Good as gold
49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith celebrates after sacking Drew Brees.
3. Halting Tebow Time
Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is pressured by Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich.
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2. The Catch III
Vernon Davis celebrates after scoring the winning touchdown against the Saints.
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1. Manning of the moment
Giants quarterback Eli Manning reacts after completing a Hail Mary pass to Hakeem Nicks.
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