Best NFL Photos 2012: Week 1
- Published: Sept. 9, 2012 at 09:25 p.m.
- Updated: Sept. 10, 2012 at 12:19 p.m.
The 2012 NFL season -- the 93rd in league history -- kicked off in style with a number of memorable performances and unpredictable results. Take a gander of at some of the best images from Week 1.
10. Welcome back, bro
The San Francisco 49ers' Randy Moss is congratulated by quarterback Alex Smith after Moss caught a touchdown pass. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
9. Dreadly accurate
Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson yells as he introduced before a game against the Philadelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
8. Big Easy block party
New Orleans Saints defensive end Martez Wilson blocks a punt by Washington Redskins punter Sav Rocca. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
7. This is a do-or-dye situation
Shayla Bowler and Heather Bowler spray paint the hair of David Bowler from Montrose, Colo., before the start of a game between the Denver Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
6. TD Johnson ... and fantasy players rejoice
Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson catches a pass for a touchdown as Miami Dolphins cornerback Sean Smith defends. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
5. What say you?
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan in his team's game against the New Orleans Saints. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
4. Spread your wings and fly
Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall reacts after sacking New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
3. Hair-raising situation
Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore tackles New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
2. My favorite Martin
Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin catches a pass as Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly defends. (Perry Knotts/NFL)
1. Can't drive 55
The San Francisco 49ers' Ahmad Brooks leaps up to sack Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)