Weekly Winners

Week 1: Cushing leads comeback

Cushing helped the Texans overcome a 21-point deficit in his return from a knee injury.

Week 2: Rookie rallies Bills

EJ Manuel threw the winning TD pass with just six seconds left in game.

Week 3: Tannehill, Fins go to 3-0

Ryan Tannehill's last-minute touchdown pass kept the Dolphins unbeaten.

Week 4: Sherman's clutch pick six

Richard Sherman's late pick six assured that the Seahawks would remain undefeated.

Week 5: Broncos win shootout

Peyton Manning helped the Broncos overcome a 14-0 first-quarter deficit to earn a thrilling 51-48 win.

Week 6: Brady's stunning rally

Tom Brady threw the winning TD with just five seconds left in the game.

Week 7: Mario is super

Mario Williams' sack and forced fumble set up the Bills' winning field goal.

Week 8: Sneak caps epic win

Matthew Stafford's QB sneak in the final seconds gave the Lions a dramatic win.

Week 9: Wilson directs comeback

Russell Wilson guided a comeback from a 21-point deficit to lift the Seahawks to an 8-1 start.

Week 10: Panthers D holds firm

Luke Kuechly helped the Panthers defense preserve a one-point win over the 49ers.

Week 11: Newton directs winning drive

Cam Newton led a 13-play, 83-yard drive late in the fourth quarter to secure a 24-20 win.

Week 12: Brady leads comeback

Tom Brady and the Patriots overcame a 24-point deficit, then pulled out the win in overtime.

Week 13: Peterson powers OT win

Adrian Peterson helped the Vikings avoid another tie, delivering the team into position for the winning score.

Week 14: Ravens survive vs. Vikings

Joe Flacco's touchdown pass helped the Ravens prevail in the frantic final minutes vs. the Vikings.

Week 15: Tucker boots Ravens past Lions

Justin Tucker's 61-yard field goal in the waning moments helped the Ravens topple the Lions on "Monday Night Football."

Week 16: Romo rallies Cowboys

An ailing Tony Romo helped the Cowboys remain in the playoff race with a late touchdown.

Week 17: Rodgers puts Pack in playoffs

Aaron Rodgers hit Randall Cobb on a fourth-and-8 play for a 48-yard game-winning touchdown that won the NFC North for the Packers.

GMC Never Say Never: Tony Romo

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo tossed three touchdown passes as the Cowboys shocked the defending Super Bowl champion Giants 24-17. His effort earned him the GMC NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT OF THE WEEK for games played on September 5 to 10, the NFL announced Friday. The GMC NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT OF THE WEEK is the best moment or play of the week that represents determination and perseverance.


When the Dallas Cowboys returned to the site of their season ending defeat to the New York Giants a season ago, they were hoping to change history. The defending Super Bowl champion had never lost in the current opening-game format in eight previous games. In addition, Super Bowl champions had won 12 consecutive season openers. Romo, however, was up to the challenge, tossing three touchdown passes as the Cowboys shocked the defending Super Bowl champion Giants 24-17.


Romo's victory was selected from among three moments by voters on NFL.com/gmc.

NEVER SAY NEVER MOMENT NOMINEES

Mark Sanchez, New York Jets

Jets score big in opener: In Week 4 of the preseason, the New York Jets finally scored a touchdown on the 37th drive of their fourth preseason game. It was the 198th offensive play. It took 201 minutes, five seconds. On Sunday, the team that couldn't score in the preseason, unleashed a 48-point outburst on the visiting Buffalo Bills. Jets QB Mark Sanchez threw three touchdown passes in the 48-28 win over the Bills.

Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos

Manning returns in epic fashion: A season away from the game and an amicable release from the Indianapolis Colts, Peyton Manning debuted for a new team against a troublesome and always-formidable foe, the Pittsburgh Steelers. Manning's future Hall-of-Fame career picked up where it left off almost exactly 20 months ago in Indianapolis. Manning returned to the field victorious, throwing for 253 yards and two touchdowns as the revamped Denver Broncos defeated the Steelers, 31-19.

Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys

Romo, Cowboys buck opening night trend: When the Dallas Cowboys returned to the site of their season ending defeat to the New York Giants a season ago, they were hoping to change history. The defending Super Bowl champion had never lost in the current opening-game format in eight previous games. In addition, Super Bowl champions had won 12 consecutive season openers dating back to the 1990s. Cowboys QB Tony Romo, however, was up to the challenge, tossing three touchdown passes as the Cowboys shocked the defending Super Bowl champion Giants 24-17.

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