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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III smiles on the sideline after the Redskins defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-24 in an NFL football game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III smiles on the sideline after the Redskins defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-24 in an NFL football game...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014,...
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After throwing a touchdown reception to C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) celebrates against the Baltimore Ravens during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)
After throwing a touchdown reception to C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) celebrates against the Baltimore Ravens during the first...
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This photo provided by the New York Police Department shows officer Rafael Ramos. Ramos and officer Wenjian Liu where shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The suspect, 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, ran to a subway station and killed himself. (AP Photo/New York Police Department)
This photo provided by the New York Police Department shows officer Rafael Ramos. Ramos and officer Wenjian Liu where shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen (8) is sacked by Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen (8) is sacked by Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec....
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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Puskar)
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Pittsburgh,...
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New York Jets center Nick Mangold (74) wears an NYPD cap during the coin toss with teammate Zach Sudfeld (44) and New England Patriots' Devin McCourty (32) and...
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) is tackled by New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis (28) in the first half of an NFL football game in New...
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Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) outruns Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Bradley McDougald (30) to the end zone on a 44-yard touchdown run during...
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