Week 13 has come and gone and it was the biggest scare of the season for this season's run away best.

The Green Bay Packers (12-0) were pushed to the very limits by the New York Giants but a win moves them on to 13-0 after a mesmorising game at the New Meadowlands Stadium.

In other games it was yet another win for Tebow and his Denver Broncos, the Indianapolis Colts scared the New England Patriots with a never say die attitude still in the absence of Peyton Manning and missed field goal by Dan Bailey cost them victory at the end of regulation time against the Arizona Cardinals - but was it his fault?

Week 13 Highlight - Green Bay Packers @ New York Giants

Aaron Rodgers was a one-man army in the fourth quarter as he drove his team forward in the dying moments to seal victory.

The final 58-second drive eventually set up a 31 yard field goal for Mason Crosby which sailed through the posts as time expired. The Packers now move onto 12-0 as they look to go a whole season without losing.

The Giants have now lost four in a row and are beginning to lose touch on the play-offs. 

Passing: Rodgers (GB) 28/46, 369 Yards, 4 Touchdowns, 1 Interception
             : Manning (NYG) 23/40, 347 Yards, 3 Touchdowns, 1 Interception

Receiving: Jennings (GB) 94 Yards, 7 Receptions, 1 Touchdown; Jordy Nelson (GB) 94 Yards, 4 Receptions
                : Cruz (NYG) 199 Yards, 7 Receptions; Nicks (NYG) 88 Yards, 7 Receptions, 2 Touchdowns

Rushing: Rodgers (GB) 32 Yards, 4 Carries; Grant (GB) 29 Yards, 13 Carries
             : Jacobs (NYG) 59 Yards, 8 Carries, 1 Touchdowns; Bradshaw (NYG) 38 Yards, 11 Carries



Round up of Week 13
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Loud and Clear. The Seahawks ''12th Men'' were in full voice on Sunday
Philadelphia Eagles 14 Seattle Seahawks 31
Running-back Marshawn Lynch put on a match winning performance running for two first touchdowns and totalling 148 rushing yards.

Kansas City Chiefs 10 Chicago Bears 3
Another forgetful game featuring the Chiefs but they got a win they desperately needed as Kyle Orton made a brief debut against his old team but was forced to retire with an injured finger.

Tennessee Titans 23 Buffalo Bills 17
Chris Johnson made it two MVP performances in a row as the star running back ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns to see the Titans past the crumbling Bills.

Oakland Raiders 14 Miami Dolphins 34
Dolphins Running-back Reggie Bush continued his fine streak of form as he rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown as Miami keep their impressive turn of form, winning their fourth game in five. 

Cincinnati Bengals 7 Pittsburgh Steelers 35
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was in top form for the Steelers as he set a team record for career pass completions as he drove Pittsburgh to explode in the second quarter. 

Atlanta Falcons 10 Houston Texans 17
QB Crisis? I don't think so. Rookie A.J Green performed like a regular starter for the Texans in his first NFL start for Houston whilst being helped by one of the stars of the season - running back Arian Foster. The 25-year old from Tennessee ran for 111 yards with one touchdown.

Game of the Week - Denver Broncos 35 Minnesota Vikings 32
Tim Tebow can do no wrong at the moment, as yet again Sunday was Tebow Time. The star QB led another late onslaught passing for a season best of 202 yards with two third quarter touchdowns. It took two late field goals from Matt Prater who kicked the Broncos to the top of the AFC West. 

ALSO, Vikings QB Christian Ponder threw a Vikings rookie record of 381 passing yards, meanwhile WR Percy Harvin caught eight passes for a career high of 156 yards. 

Carolina Panthers 38 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19
Cam Newton did what he does best; QB rushing touchdowns. More than that, Newton rushed in for three touchdowns against the Bucs to set an all time NFL single-season record of rushing QB touchdowns. 

New York Jets 34 Washington Redskins 19
The Jets keep themselves in the hunt for a play-off place as they came from behind in the fourth quarter to move to 7-5. The Redskins have now lost 7 out of the last 8 games.

Indianapolis Colts 24 New England Patriots 31
The winless Colts (0-12) battled hard to comeback in the fourth quarter but the Pats had enough to hold on with Tom Brady throwing for a total of 289 yards and two touchdowns.

Baltimore Ravens 24 Cleveland Browns 10
A Ray Lewis-less Ravens team stood strong without their idol as the other Ray, Running-back Ray Rice, blew the Browns away rushing for 204 yards and one touchdown. 

St Louis Rams 0 San Francisco 49ers 26
A hapless Rams suffered another defeat at the hands of a divisional rival, this time a scoreless defeat which  saw running-back Frank Gore drive San Fran into the play-offs. The inconceivable truth is now the 49ers all time rusher.  

Dallas Cowboys 13 Arizona Cardinals 19 (Overtime)
A controversial time out by Dallas coach Jason Garrett iced his own kicker. Despite completing the first attempt, Dan Bailey was forced to have a second which he put wide. The Cardinals then won the game in overtime as Kevin Kolb found LaRod Stephens-Howling who dodged tackles to win the game for Arizona. 

Sunday Night Football - Detroit Lions 17 New Orleans Saints 31
Drew Brees continues his unbelievable season in passing yards throwing for over 300 yards yet again (342) with three touchdowns as New Orleans won their fourth straight game. Stunningly, his opposing QB Matthew Stafford threw for an awesome 408 yards for the Lions keeping them in the play-off hunt. 

FACT - Brees is now 4,031 yards for the season making him the first quarterback in NFL history to break the 4,000 mark in 12 games. 

Monday Night Football - San Diego Chargers 38 Jacksonville Jaguars 14

Chargers QB Philip Rivers finally found his form against a poor Jaguars team, throwing for 294 yards  and three touchdowns to stop their six-game losing streak.

 


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