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Published: Feb. 21, 2019 at 04:01 p.m.

Top 10 photos of the 2018 season

Athletic performances leaving records crushed, rookies showing they will be the new force to be reckoned with. History repeated itself for some and was made for others. One thing is certain, the 2018 season was historic. Take a look at some of the incredible images captured during the NFL's 2018 season.

10 Photos Total

  • New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) looks on during warm ups prior to an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys defeated the Giants, 20-13. 10

    Ryan Kang/NFL

    10. Endless possibilities

    New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) looks on during warm ups prior to an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys defeated the Giants, 20-13.

  • Denver Broncos running back Royce Freeman (28) runs the ball during an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Denver. The Broncos won 24-17. 9

    Ric Tapia/NFL

    9. Stay focused, keep moving

    Denver Broncos running back Royce Freeman (28) runs the ball during an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Denver. The Broncos won 24-17.

  • Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin (26) and Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin (49) after an NFL regular season football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 in Seattle. 8

    Ric Tapia/NFL

    8. I am Griffin

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin (26) and Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin (49) after an NFL regular season football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 in Seattle.

  • Los Angels Chargers running back Melvin Gordon III (28) scores during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 in Carson, Calif. 7

    Ryan Kang

    7. Fully charged

    Los Angels Chargers running back Melvin Gordon III (28) scores during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 in Carson, Calif.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) and wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) celebrates following the NFL Super Bowl LIII football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 in Atlanta. 6

    Shawn Hubbard/NFL

    6. Play to win

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) and wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) celebrates following the NFL Super Bowl LIII football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 in Atlanta.

  • Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt (90) runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Pittsburgh. 5

    Ryan Kang/NFL

    5. Super power

    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt (90) runs onto the field before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Pittsburgh.

  • Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) pulls Buffalo Bills running back Chris Ivory (33) down by his dreadlocks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Houston. 4

    Eric Christian Smith/Associated

    4. By a Hair

    Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (90) pulls Buffalo Bills running back Chris Ivory (33) down by his dreadlocks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Houston.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. 3

    Jeff Roberson/Associated Press

    3. Jaw-dropping

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during an NFL regular season football game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 in Cleveland. The Browns won in overtime, 12-9. 2

    Ric Tapia/NFL

    2. Stop at nothing

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during an NFL regular season football game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 in Cleveland. The Browns won in overtime, 12-9.

  • Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) dives for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field on Sep 16, 2018. The Chiefs won 42-37. 1

    Philip G. Pavely/USA TODAY Sports

    1. Big moves

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) dives for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Heinz Field on Sep 16, 2018. The Chiefs won 42-37.