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NFL Week 13: Broncos, Patriots and Texans clinch playoff berths

The 2012 NFL season races into the home stretch with plenty of playoff

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Skins' and Giants set for showdown

The Redskins will play their biggest game in almost a decade when they host the Giants on Monday Night Football.

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Manningham, Carpenter hurt in NFC West in Week 13

San Francisco's Mario Manningham and Seattle's James Carpenter went down with injuries in Week 13.

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Samuel, LaFell injured in NFC South in Week 13

Atlanta's Asante Samuel (shoulder) and Carolina's Brandon LaFell (foot) highlight the NFC South injury report after Week 13.

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Steelers' Taylor out 3-6 weeks

The injury bug has bitten the Steelers again, with Ike Taylor now expected to miss significant time.

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Banged up receivers

If you were a receiver in the NFL this week, you probably got hurt.

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Urlacher, Nelson exit early

It was a hard day for Brian Urlacher and Jordy Nelson, with both having to leave games because of injuries.

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Johnson, Flowers sidelined in Chiefs win

On a very tough day in Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs watched a few key players leave early, but still got the win.

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The AFC North is making things interesting

The Patriots and Broncos are vying for the second seed in the AFC. Over in the AFC North, it's a three-team race to the finish with the Ravens, Steelers and Bengals all eyeing the playoffs.

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Losses cloud NFC playoff picture

The Bears and 49ers both lost in Week 13, leaving a jumble of teams trying to sort things out in the NFC.

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Lions lose to Colts, drop another winnable game

The Detroit Lions have made a habit out of dropping close games, and the trend continued against Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

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Ponder struggles in Vikings' loss

Christian Ponder's performance Sunday will only give credence to the cries of Vikings fans who want a new quarterback in Minnesota.

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Calvin Johnson is the best again, Jordy hurt again

Though I'm not sure why anyone else even tries, here are the fantasy leaders for Week 13.

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Adrian Peterson leads Week 13 RBs, Foster Does Not

There's also a few injuries to take note of as we enter the fantasy playoffs.

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Mark Sanchez gets benched, Luck & Wilson don't

While Sanchez heads the group of the bad, there was still plenty of good on Sunday. These are the biggest impacts for quarterbacks as the playoffs approach.

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Eagles drop 8th straight on Tony Romo's night

The Philadelphia Eagles were up early despite missing Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy, and DeSean Jackson, but Tony Romo threw for 303 yards and three touchdowns to bring the Dallas Cowboys back from a double-digit deficit.

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Brady Quinn: 'Hopefully we can learn from this'

The Chiefs quarterback issued a powerful call to action in public comments after Sunday's game.

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Romo has records, Aikman has the rings

Romo may not have the rings, but he does have the record.

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Cullen Jenkins can only put so much into a flop

Cullen Jenkins is hurt, so naturally he sprints off the field.

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Rob Ryan has a music suggestion for you

The Cowboys defensive coordinator is hawking alt rock on his play sheet this week.

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Mike Tomlin leaves John Harbaugh hanging

Shortly after Mike Tomlin's Charlie Batch-led Steelers beat John Harbaugh's Ravens in their house, the two coaches had a frosty exchange.

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Bengals rally past Chargers

Cincinnati scored twice in the final five minutes to pull out the victory at San Diego.

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Norv doesn't want to see

It sure is tough being Norv Turner and Philip Rivers.

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Suisham FG pushes Steelers past Ravens, 23-20

A Shaun Suisham field goal as time expired pushed the Steelers past the Ravens on the road on Sunday.

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Charlie Batch needs a hug

The Steelers beat the Ravens, and nobody was happier about it than Charlie Batch.

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Greg Schiano takes a shot at Peyton Manning late

Another week, another shot on the kneel down.

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Charlie Batch is incredibly flexible

The Steelers' third-string quarterback is having a rough day.

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Browns slide past Raiders, 20-17

Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden and the Browns picked up a key road victory over the Raiders on Sunday.

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Broncos clinch AFC West

The Broncos used a big third quarter to defeat the Buccaneers on Sunday, clinching the AFC West title for the second straight season.

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Andrew Luck adds another record to his resume

The rookie with a little bit of hype got to eight wins in almost half as many games as that other top pick.

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Raiders and Browns play football

These are two groups of great chaps.

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Who will be the Jets' QB in Week 14?

The Jets have a quarterback controversy, sort of.

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A brisk wind causes Emmanuel Sanders to fumble

Air: football's greatest equalizer.

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Von Miller gets a pick-six

Von Miller got an easy pick-six late in Sunday's game

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Demaryius Thomas scores twice in the 3rd Quarter

With a double dip of touchdowns, Thomas ties Eric Decker for the team lead.

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Fat guy touchdown, courtesy of Peyton Manning

Peyton, is there anything you can't do?

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Referee sets KG-esque screen. In a football game.

Feet still moving? Check. Set with the backside instead of the front? Check. Risking someone else's injury? Check. This umpire went to the Kevin Garnett school of veteran screens, that's for sure.

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BenJarvus Green-Ellis with great first half

The Chargers have yet to play defense against the Law Firm.

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Joe Flacco struggling in fantasy

Joe Flacco has mostly struggled against the Steelers, but threw a late touchdown to extend the Ravens' lead at halftime.

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Antonio Brown is no Charlie Batch

The Steelers turned to a trick play for some help. It didn't work.

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The Cardinal-Jets horror show

The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets played a football game Sunday. Or, at least something that resembled football, we think.

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Chiefs get an emotional win

The Chiefs edged the Panthers on Sunday, a day after the community was shocked by the Javon Belcher murder-suicide.

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Rams convert on late field goal in OT, win 16-13

The St. Louis Rams knocked in a field goal with a little more than 30 seconds remaining in overtime to defeat the San Francisco 49ers, 16-13.

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Patriots clinch AFC East

For the 10th time under Bill Belichick, the Patriots have won the AFC East.

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Sanchez benched, McElroy leads Jets to ugly win

The New York Jets outlasted the Arizona Cardinals, 7-6, in an ugly affair as the two teams combined for five turnovers and just one touchdown. Greg McElroy replaced Mark Sanchez as the Jets' quarterback and threw the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter.

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Bills defense strong as they dominate Jaguars

The Bills didn't have any trouble dispatching the Jaguars in Buffalo on Sunday

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Seahawks topple Bears in OT, 23-17

Facing one of the league's most experienced defenses on the road, an inexperienced Russell Wilson led his team on multiple lengthy drives late in the game to surprise the Bears on Sunday.

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Patriots hold off Dolphins

The Dolphins' defense was stout, but it wasn't good enough to beat the Patriots.

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Texans clinch playoff spot with win

Matt Schaub threw for two touchdowns and the Houston Texans defeated the Titans 24-10 to lock up a spot in the playoffs.

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Green Bay survives Adrian Peterson's big day

Adrian Peterson rushed for 210 yards, but it wasn't enough to offset the Minnesota Vikings' struggling passing game.

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Rory McIlroy <3s Greg McElroy

The 2012 PGA Championship winner is pulling for the similarly-named new Jets quarterback.

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QB switch pays off in New York

Making a switch at QB paid dividends for the Jets.

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Seahawks and Bears head to OT

While the rookie quarterback pulled off the improbable, the Seahawks defense pulled off the more improbable, as the game is headed to overtime.

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Cecil Shorts leaves game after blow to head

The Jags wideout will not return to Sunday's game

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49ers and Rams still trying to tie

Despite some mistakes that might have given their team a chance to win, the 49ers keep letting the possibility of a tie exist.

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Calvin Johnson is rolling around

Megatron mixed up his references, I think. Samus from Metroid is the one who curls up in a ball and rolls.

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Sanu, Butler out for Chargers-Bengals game

The Bengals will be missing two key receiving targets Sunday, while the Chargers' defense will be short-handed.

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Steven Jackson getting stuffed by the 49ers

As expected, San Francisco is shutting down the veteran running back.

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Mark Sanchez is holding a clipboard

Hopefully he is better at that than being a quarterback.

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McFadden a no-go for Radiers against Browns

Leading rusher Darren McFadden is once again among the list of inactive players for the Oakland Raiders, despite participating in practice this week. The Raiders and Cleveland Browns face off at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday in Oakland.

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Mark Sanchez benched

A 21.4 QB rating has led to a switch in New York

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Steelers, Ravens each list 7 inactives

For the third straight week, the Steelers are without franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

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Broncos' Brandon Stokley inactive

Brandon Stokley and Robert Ayers are both inactive on Sunday as the Broncos go for their seventh straight win.

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Wes Welker ties NFL record

Which record did the Patriots receiver tie with one of the all-time greats?

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Russell Wilson near-TD on falling down pass

Though the call was overturned, Wilson isn't overturned in our hearts.

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Dolphins fan may or may not be Cee Lo Green

Whether he is actually the Goodie Mob front man or not, this guy likes his team a lot.

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NFL Halftime score update

The early games head to the half and are close affairs.

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Aldon Smith sets franchise sacks record

Michael Strahan is now looking over his shoulder.

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Vikings' Kyle Rudolph tries a Lambeau Leap

The Minnesota TE is Christian Ponder's best friend, and he celebrated a touchdown in Green Bay.

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Brandon Flowers leaves with hamstring injury

A routine play led to Kansas City being without their No. 1 cornerback.

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Calvin Johnson makes one-handed catch

It seems like Megatron having two arms is just unfair.

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Jake Long hurts triceps against Patriots

The Dolphins' star left tackle left Sunday's matchup against the Patriots

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Lions' Broyles hurts knee, questionable to return

Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles left Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts with a knee injury.

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Tony Scheffler makes a nice grab

Quality technical skill from the big man to get both feet in bounds and keep a Lions scoring drive alive.

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Jordy Nelson injures hamstring

Jordy Nelson appeared to tweak his ankle on Sunday.

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Earl Bennett flipped upside-down on touchdown

He might have to move in with his Auntie and Uncle.

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Mark Sanchez is terrible

As if anyone would be surprised, the Jets quarterback threw a pick on his first pass attempt against Arizona.

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Stevan Ridley kicks down the door

Someone is liable to get hurt on the other side of that door.

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Chiefs score early

Rare offensive success came early for Kansas City.

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Panthers lose 13th straight coin toss

Amazing odds highlight Carolina's woes.

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Tim Tebow inactive

Tebow not likely in any fantasy lineups except for the most faithful of followers. We break down the fantasy implications.

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Andre Roberts inactive in Week 13

With Ryan Lindley under center and Arizona in a free-fall, there was not much fantasy value to begin with.

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Not just another day at Arrowhead

Chiefs fans at Arrowhead Stadium are trying to make this a normal day after Saturday's tragedy, even though it's anything but.

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NFL inactive list, Week 13: Vikings vs. Packers

It seems to happen every season: the Green Bay Packers have a considerable amount of players out with injury. For the Vikings, all is well if Adrian Peterson is well, but they'll be without occasional rusher Percy Harvin.

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Bears won't have Devin Hester against Seahawks

Devin Hester is among notable players inactive for Bears-Seahawks game.

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Danny Amendola sits vs. 49ers

The Rams will be without wide receiver Danny Amendola when they face the 49ers on Sunday.

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Titus Young inactive again

Still not talking about the incident that sparked his benching, Young will not play on Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications.

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NFL inactive list, Week 13: Panthers vs. Chiefs

The complete list of inactives for both teams have been announced for Sunday's contest between the Carolina Panthers and Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs will be playing with heavy hearts after the death of Jovan Belcher on Saturday.

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Gronkowski out against Dolphins

Rob Gronkowski headlines the inactives for New England in its game against the Dolphins.

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Tim Tebow inactive for first time this season

For the first time this season, Jets quarterback Tim Tebow is listed as inactive.

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NFL inactive list, Week 13: Texans vs. Titans

The Houston defense will be missing two key components Sunday against Tennessee.

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NFL inactive list, Week 13: Jaguars vs. Bills

Maurice Jones-Drew will miss his sixth consecutive game with a foot injury.

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Sidney Rice is Active in Week 13

A late-week calf issue put Rice's value in doubt but he is now good to go. We break down the fantasy implications.

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Young inactive for Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young is inactive for the second consecutive week.

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Chiefs plan moment of silence

In light of the death of Jovan Belcher and Kasandra Perkins, the Kansas City Chiefs will hold a moment of silence for the victims of domestic violence and their families prior to Sunday's game.

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Jonathan Stewart is out in Week 13

Stewart it out as expected, how will Carolina choose to spread the ball around? We break down the fantasy implications.

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DeMarco Murray expected to be limited

After a long layoff, how much can the Cowboys' starting running back handle in his return? We break down the fantasy implications.

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Raiders RB Darren McFadden unlikely to play

It would be McFadden's fourth straight game he's missed if he is out of the lineup against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

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Will they or won't they play?

SBNation Medical Expert Dr. Ali Mohamadi discusses some of the most significant remaining injuries impacting this weekend’s games and how they might affect your fantasy rosters.

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NFL Picks: All hail the Adderall frenzy

We're back with picks and lines for every game in Week 13, including a closer look at Adderall, Colin Kaepernick, and RGIII, the reason to love the NFL in 2012.

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The game of the millennium of the week!

What's on tap for this one? Aging stars, plenty of injuries and one of the most bitter rivalries in all of sports.

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