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NFL Week 5: The best photos

Updated 0305 GMT (1105 HKT) October 9, 2012
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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster runs for 46 yards in the first quarter against the New York Jets on Monday, October 8, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Check out the action from Week Five of the NFL, or look back at the best from Week Four. Getty Images
Tim Tebow of the New York Jets takes a snap during Monday's game against the Houston Texans. Getty Images
No. 86 Jeff Cumberland of the New York Jets celebrates with his teammates after a 27-yard touchdown reception. Getty Images
Texans quarterback Matt Schaub throws a touchdown pass to Owen Daniels on Monday. Getty Images
Arian Foster runs the ball against the New York Jets. Getty Images
Owen Daniels of the Texans celebrates his 34-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter Monday. Getty Images
Owen Daniels is congratulated by his teammates. Getty Images
Justin Forsett of the Houston Texans runs the ball Monday against the New York Jets. Getty Images
The Texans' Arian Foster runs the ball down the field in the first quarter. Getty Images
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez looks to pass in the first half of Monday night's game against the Texans. Getty Images
Backup quarterback Tim Tebow of the Jets is tackled after running the ball against the Texans on Monday. Getty Images
Ryan Mathews of the San Diego Chargers dives over Malcolm Jenkins of the New Orleans Saints to score a touchdown and take a 24-14 lead during the third quarter on Sunday, October 7, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Getty Images
Quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass in the first quarter against the San Diego Chargers. Getty Images
Brees celebrates his record-breaking touchdown pass in the first quarter against the Chargers on Sunday. The Saints quarterback threw a touchdown pass in his 48th consecutive NFL game, breaking the mark set by Johnny Unitas a half-century ago. Getty Images
Brees celebrates setting an NFL reocrd with his teammates Sunday. Getty Images
An official wears a pink ribbon and whistle for Sunday's game between the Chargers and the Saints. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Getty Images
Corey White of the Saints hits Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers as he throws a pass in the first quarter. Getty Images
Pierre Thomas of the New Orleans Saints runs the ball Sunday. Getty Images
Saints wide receiver Greg Camarillo carries the ball as Marcus Gilchrist of the Chargers tries to make a tackle on Sunday. Getty Images
Mario Manningham of the San Francisco 49ers pulls off a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter on Sunday at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Check out the action so far from Week Five of the NFL, or look back at the best from Week Four.
Steve Johnson of the Buffalo Bills is tackled Sunday by Aldon Smith of the San Francisco 49ers. Getty Images
Anthony Dixon of the 49ers scores a touchdown Sunday. Getty Images
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers is stopped short of the goal line by Jairus Byrd of the Bills. Getty Images
Kyle Williams of the San Francisco 49ers leaps into the end zone for a touchdown. Getty Images
Ther 49ers' Kyle Williams celebrates his touchdown against the Bills on Sunday. CNN
Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots leaps for a touchdown against the Denver Broncos on Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Getty Images
Willis McGahee of the Denver Broncos is stopped by Brandon Spikes of the New England Patriots. Getty Images
Jermaine Cunningham, left, and Chandler Jones of the New England Patriots rough up Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos after he released a pass during the second half on Sunday. Getty Images
Wes Welker of the New England Patriots runs the ball on a punt return against the Denver Broncos. Getty Images
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady greets Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning midfield following Sunday's game. Getty Images
Matt Forte of the Chicago Bears rushes against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. Getty Images
Russell Allen of the Jaguars tackles Brandon Marshall of the Bears on Sunday. Getty Images
Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars gets tripped up by Major Wright of the Chicago Bears. Getty Images
Fans watch the Jaguars-Bears game Sunday in Jacksonville. Getty Images
Michael Bush of the Chicago Bears jumps over Chris Prosinski of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Getty Images
Brian Robison of the Minnesota Vikings puts pressure on Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck on Sunday at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis. Getty Images
Karl Klug of the Tennessee Titans tackles Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings in the second quarter on Sunday. Getty Images
Jerome Simpson of the Minnesota Vikings jumps as he is announced before Sunday's game. Getty Images
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell greets fans before Sunday's Vikings-Titans game in Minneapolis. Getty Images
Earl Thomas of the Seattle Seahawks stops Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton from getting into the end zone late in the fourth quarter on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Getty Images
Ben Obomanu of the Seahawks is chased by Alan Branch of the Panthers as he turns upfield on a reverse. Getty Images
Bruce Irvin of the Seahawks sacks Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Getty Images
Officials break up a skirmish Sunday between Charles Godfrey of the Carolina Panthers and Gary Barnidge of the Seattle Seahawks. Getty Images
Brandon Browner, left, and Marcus Trufant of the Seahawks tackle Louis Murphy of the Panthers just short of the goal line Sunday. Getty Images
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll celebrates with his defense late in Sunday's game against the Panthers. Getty Images
Brandon LaFell of the Carolina Panthers makes a leaping first-down catch against defender Brandon Browner of the Seattle Seahawks. Getty Images
Sherrod Martin of the Panthers tackles Doug Baldwin of the Seahawks. Getty Images
DeAngelo Williams of the Panthers waits to be introduced on Sunday in Charlotte. Getty Images
Kelechi Osemele of the Baltimore Ravens attempts to recover a fumble before the Kansas City Chiefs late in the fourth quarter Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Getty Images
Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs powers through the Baltimore Ravens defense. Getty Images
Torrey Smith of the Baltimore Ravens turns up field past Brandon Flowers of the Kansas City Chiefs in the first quarter Sunday. Getty Images
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton yells to his offensive line before the start of a play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Getty Images
Daniel Thomas of the Dolphins dives into the end zone to score a touchdown against the Bengals. Getty Images
No. 22 Reggie Bush of the Dolphins celebrates with his teammates Sunday after a touchdown against the Bengals. Getty Images
Sean Smith of the Dolphins bobbles a pass intended for A.J. Green of the Bengals. Getty Images
Jorvorskie Lane of the Dolphins tries to break tackles from Bengals defenders Leon Hall, No. 29, and Manny Lawson, No. 99. Getty Images
Michael Turner of the Atlanta Falcons runs the ball against the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Getty Images
No. 25 William Moore and No. 28 Thomas DeCoud of the Atlanta Falcons celebrate after an interception late in the fourth quarter. Getty Images
Ryan Kerrigan of the Redskins celebrates after running an interception for a touchdown Sunday against the Falcons. Getty Images
Harry Douglas of the Atlanta Falcons is hit by multiple Washington Redskins defenders. Getty Images
Tony Gonzalez of the Falcons catches a pass for a touchdown in the second quarter against the Redskins. Getty Images
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III gets ready to take on the Falcons. Getty Images
Chase Blackburn and Stevie Brown of the New York Giants tackle Trent Richardson of the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Getty Images
Corey Webster of the New York Giants tackles Benjamin Watson of the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Getty Images
David Wilson of the New York Giants celebrates a touchdown on Sunday by doing a back flip. Getty Images
Ahmad Bradshaw of the Giants celebrates a touchdown against the Browns. Getty Images
Trent Richardson of the Browns scores a touchdown Sunday. Getty Images
Trent Richardson of the Cleveland Browns avoids a tackle by No. 93 Chase Blackburn of the New York Giants on Sunday. Getty Images
Giants quarterback Eli Manning throws a pass during Sunday's game against the Browns. Getty Images
Trent Richardson of Cleveland is congratulated by his teammates Sunday after he scored a touchdown in the first quarter. Getty Images
Clay Matthews of the Green Bay Packers tackles Dwayne Allen of the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Getty Images
John Kuhn of the Green Bay Packers scores a touchdown Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Getty Images
Donald Brown of the Colts breaks a tackle on Sunday. Getty Images
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy wears a hat with a breast cancer awareness symbol on Sunday. Getty Images
Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts loses the ball as he is hit by Nick Perry of the Green Bay Packers. Getty Images
Alex Green of the Packers runs the ball Sunday against the Colts. Getty Images
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck fires a pass Sunday. Getty Images
Reggie Wayne of the Colts makes a one-handed catch Sunday against the Packers. Getty Images
No. 18 Randall Cobb of the Green Bay Packers celebrates after scoring a touchdown Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Getty Images
Quarterback Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles rolls out during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Getty Images
Lawrence Timmons of the Steelers rips the ball from Eagles quarterback Michael Vick on Sunday. Getty Images
Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers tries to make a catch in the end zone Sunday against Philadelphia. Getty Images
The Steelers' Antonio Brown drops a pass in the end zone Sunday. Getty Images
No. 29 Nate Allen and No. 24 Nnamdi Asomugha of the Eagles tackle Antonio Brown. Getty Images
Jeremy Maclin of the Philadelphia Eagles steps out of bounds short of the end zone Sunday. Getty Images
Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals intercepts a pass intended for Brian Quick of the St. Louis Rams during the game in St. Louis on Thursday, October 4. Getty Images
Chris Givens of the Rams catches a touchdown pass on Thursday against the Arizona Cardinals. Getty Images
Ryan Williams of the Arizona Cardinals carries the ball with No. 55 James Laurinaitis of the St. Louis Rams on his back. Getty Images
Quarterback Kevin Kolb of the Arizona Cardinals passes during Thursday's game against the St. Louis Rams. Getty Images
Ryan Williams of the Arizona Cardinals rushes against the St. Louis Rams on Thursday. The Rams handed Arizona its first loss of the season, 17-3. Getty Images
Steven Jackson of the St. Louis Rams watches Thursday's game against the Arizona Cardinals from the sidelines at the Edward Jones Dome. Getty Images
Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals attempts to break a tackle by Cortland Finneganof the St. Louis Rams. Getty Images
Quarterback Sam Bradford of the St. Louis Rams fires a pass off Thursday against the Arizona Cardinals. Getty Images
Janoris Jenkins of the St. Louis Rams breaks up a pass intended for Andre Roberts of the Arizona Cardinals. Getty Images
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb calls out signals Thursday night. Look back at the best photos from Week Four of the NFL. Getty Images