Steelers' OT win is GMC Never Say Never Moment of Week 1

The Pittsburgh Steelers' overtime victory is the GMC Never Ssay Never Moment of the Week for games played on September 9-13, the NFL announced on Friday. The GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Week is the best moment or play of the week that represents determination and perseverance.

Led by third-year quarterback Dennis Dixon, making only the second start of his career, the Steelers remained strong and composed against the Atlanta Falcons for 60 minutes even after they failed to score a field goal to win it with 39 seconds left in regulation. Luckily for the Steelers, RB Rashard Mendenhall carried the load with a 50-yard touchdown run in overtime, driving Pittsburgh to a 15-9 victory.

The Pittsburgh Steelers' overtime victory was selected from among three moments by voters on NFL.com/gmc. The other two moments were New England Patriots WR Wes Welker's return and Arizona Cardinals WR Steve Breaston's forced fumble.

After the regular season, fans will have a chance to determine the GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Year, from among the 17 weekly winners. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/gmc throughout the month of January.

A closer look at the finalists:

Patriots WR Wes Welker's triumphant return

In his first game back from a season-ending injury and surgery, earlier than many thought he would be able to return, wide receiver Wes Welker made a big impact with a team-high eight receptions for 64 yards and two touchdowns that helped the Patriots defeat the Cincinnati Bengals 38-24.

Steelers grind out OT win behind Dixon

Led by third-year quarterback Dennis Dixon, making only the second start of his career, the Steelers remained strong and composed against the Atlanta Falcons. Even after they failed to score a field goal with 39 seconds left in regulation. Luckily for the Steelers, RB Rashard Mendenhall carried the load with a 50-yard touchdown run in overtime, driving Pittsburgh to a 15-9 victory.

  Breaston's hustle prevents 
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Arizona Cardinals WR Steve Breaston's never-give-up attitude stopped the St. Louis Rams from scoring a game-changing touchdown on Sunday. In the middle of the third quarter, Rams DT Clifton Ryan scooped up a fumble by Cardinals QB Derek Anderson and ran towards the end zone. But Breaston spotted the turnover from about 15 yards away, turned on the jets, and caught Ryan at the 5, stripping him and allowing Arizona to recover in the end zone for a touchback. The Cardinals used that momentum to deliver a 17-13 victory, thanks to Breaston, who also had seven receptions for a career-high 132 yards.

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