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Published: Sept. 9, 2012 at 09:25 p.m.
Updated: Sept. 10, 2012 at 12:19 p.m.

Best NFL Photos 2012: Week 1

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 Photos Total

  • The San Francisco 49ers' Randy Moss is congratulated by quarterback Alex Smith after Moss caught a touchdown pass. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer) 10

    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)

  • Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson yells as he introduced before a game against the Philadelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) 9

    9. Dreadly accurate

    Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson yells as he introduced before a game against the Philadelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

  • New Orleans Saints defensive end Martez Wilson blocks a punt by Washington Redskins punter Sav Rocca. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) 8

    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)

  • 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) 7

    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)

  • Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson catches a pass for a touchdown as Miami Dolphins cornerback Sean Smith defends. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) 6

    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)

  • Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan in his team's game  against the New Orleans Saints. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) 5

    5. What say you?

    Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan in his team's game against the New Orleans Saints. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

  • Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall reacts after sacking New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) 4

    4. Spread your wings and fly

    Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall reacts after sacking New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

  • Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore tackles New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) 3

    3. Hair-raising situation

    Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore tackles New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin catches a pass as Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly defends. (Perry Knotts/NFL) 2

    2. My favorite Martin

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin catches a pass as Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly defends. (Perry Knotts/NFL)

  • The San Francisco 49ers' Ahmad Brooks leaps up to sack Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) 1

    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)

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