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The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones slipped and accidentally kicked Chicago Bears safety Jaquan Brisker. Later in the drive, Brisker got his revenge with a spectacular one-handed interception — one of “Da Bears'” three picks of the evening in Chicago’s 33-14 win.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase catches one of his two touchdowns on the afternoon against Atlanta Falcons safety Cornell Armstrong and safety Jaylinn Hawkins. The Bengals beat the Falcons 35-17 behind a monster performance from quarterback Joe Burrow, who went 34-of-42 for 481 yards and three touchdowns.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Times were tough for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tom Brady on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. Brady — picked off here by Panthers defensive end Brian Burns — and the Bucs didn’t score a touchdown in a 21-3 loss to Carolina to send Tampa Bay to 3-4 on the year. Despite the loss, the Bucs remain in first place in the NFC South.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Marquise Goodwin makes a stunning catch in the first half of Sunday’s 37-23 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Goodwin had four catches for 67 yards and two TDs on the day.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

All eyes may have been on the return of quarterback Dak Prescott, but Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott — here blocking Detroit Lions safety DeShon Elliott — stole the show with two rushing TDs to help America’s Team beat Detroit 24-6.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Arizona Cardinals corner Marco Wilson leaps into the end zone as he returns an interception for a touchdown during Thursday Night Football’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Arizona’s defense scored touchdowns on two pick-sixes late in the first half.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen interferes with Kansas City Chiefs safety Justin Reid for a first down. Allen’s fourth-quarter touchdown throw to Dawson Knox gave the Chiefs a 24-20 win.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Parris Campbell stretches the ball over the pylon for a touchdown as Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Darious Williams defends. The Colts beat their division rivals 34-27 thanks to a late touchdown by quarterback Matt Ryan to rookie Alec Pierce.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley dives into the end zone for a touchdown in the second half against the Baltimore Ravens. The Giants continued their great start to the season with a 24-20 win over the Ravens to improve to 5-1.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Chicago Bears wide receiver Darnell Mooney makes a catch under pressure from Washington Commanders cornerback Benjamin St-Juste in the final minute of the second half. Mooney came within inches of trailing the Bears for the win, but ultimately had to settle for a 12-7 loss after being ruled to have landed short of a touchdown.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Buffalo Bills’ Gabe Davis makes a one-handed catch against Pittsburgh Steelers’ Minkah Fitzpatrick during the second quarter at Highmark Stadium. The Bills outscored the Steelers 38-3, with Davis scoring two touchdowns on the day.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Emmanuel Moseley scores a touchdown after intercepting Carolina Panthers quarterback Baker Mayfield. The 49ers outshot the Panthers 37-15.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

New York Jets Breece Hall drives the ball to the Miami Dolphins one yard line in the fourth quarter. Hall pulled off an upset to lead the Jets to a 40-17 demolition of the Dolphins. His TD was one of four rushing touchdowns for the Jets, who dominated Miami on the ground.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Cooper Rush celebrates with Dak Prescott after the team’s 22-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams. Rush stepped in for starting quarterback Prescott in Week 2 after Prescott suffered a hand injury. Since then, the Cowboys have won four straight games.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Minnesota wide receiver Justin Jefferson dives for two scores in the Vikings’ 29-22 win over the Chicago Bears.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

New Orleans Saints utility player Taysom Hill tackles Seattle Seahawks safety Quandre Diggs and runs into the end zone for a 60-yard touchdown in the Saints’ 39-32 victory. Hill threw for three touchdowns and another as the Saints ended a three-game losing streak.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

A protester meets the full force of Los Angeles Rams defensive end Takkarist McKinley and linebacker Bobby Wagner during Monday night’s Oct. 3 game against the San Francisco 49ers. “It looked like he shouldn’t be on the field,” Wagner told reporters after the game. “I saw that he had a little security problem, so I helped him.” The 49ers dominated the Rams behind a stout defense that had seven sacks and an interception, a 24-9 win to move to 2-2 on the season.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The Las Vegas Raiders picked up their first win of the 2022 season as they beat the Denver Broncos 32-23 in front of their home crowd. The Raiders relied on a heavy running game, led by Josh Jacobs’ 144 yards and two TDs on 28 carries.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray runs for a fourth touchdown against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on Oct. 2 in Charlotte. Murray’s TD was part of a fourth-quarter streak that pushed the Cards away from the Panthers to reach .500 on the year.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Kyzir White during the second half of the Eagles’ 29-21 win in Philly. The Eagles are now 4-0 after Week 4.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Fireworks and pyrotechnics will be played before the clash between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints in London – the NFL’s 100th international game. The Vikings’ game-winning “double doink” shot by the Saints — when the ball hits two halves of the uprights on a field goal attempt — fell short and allowed Minnesota to return to the USA with a 28-25 victory.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The strangest incident of Week 3 happened with the Miami Dolphins running back in their own end zone. On their own one-yard line, having to punt the ball away with limited space, punter Thomas Morstead threw the ball behind teammate Trent Sherfield and out of bounds for a safety. Dubbed a “butt punt” by many on social media, it didn’t cost Miami in the end as they beat the Buffalo Bills 21-19.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Breshad Perriman fumbles after catching a pass in the first half against the Green Bay Packers in Week 3. It was one of two losses for the Bucs on the day, helping the Packers win a close game, 14-12. , in Tampa Bay.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Who knew lions could fly? Amon-Ra St. Brown Detroit wide receiver Patrick Peterson climbs over Minnesota Vikings cornerback at the two-yard line for a first down in the first quarter of Week 3. The Vikings won the game, 28-24, led by Kirk Cousins’ 260 yards passing and two TDs to move to 2-1 on the year.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and New Orleans Saints’ Marshon Lattimore got into a scuffle during the second half of the Bucs’ 20-10 win over the Saints. The win snapped Brady’s seven-game losing streak against the Saints. .

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Devin Duvernay gave the home crowd something to cheer about when he returned the kickoff 103 yards for a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins on Sept. 18. Despite the feat, the Ravens lost 42-38 after overtaking. 25 in the fourth quarter.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo celebrates with his teammates during the second half of their 27-7 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sept. 18. Trey Lance, who came in as Garoppolo’s backup, went down for the year with a broken ankle and was thrown. He had 154 yards and a touchdown — and another run — on 13/21 passing.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The Cleveland Browns run the ball at midfield during the first quarter against the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns trailed 31-30 by 13 points with 1:55 left in the game. Jets QB Joe Flacco threw for 307 yards and four TDs – including two in the final two minutes of the game – to lead the Jets. Sunday’s game saw “Brownie the Elf” return to the Browns’ home field. The logo was originally used by the Browns in their inaugural season in 1946, but was abandoned in the 1960s when the franchise returned to Cleveland in 1999.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Byron Murphy Jr., left, picks up a fumble and returns it for a touchdown in a 29-23 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sept. 18.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow throws in the first half against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 on Sept. 11 in Cincinnati. Burrow would have five turnovers on the day — four interceptions and a fumble — in a 23-20 loss.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb runs in the red zone against the Carolina Panthers on Sept. 11 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Chubb had 141 yards on 22 carries in the Browns’ narrow 26-24 win.

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas makes a tackle against Atlanta Falcons cornerback AJ Terrell during the second half of a game Sept. 11 in Atlanta. Thomas had two touchdown catches on the day as the Saints went 14 to beat the Falcons. 27-26

The best photos of the 2022 NFL season