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Bone-jarring hits, electrifying runs and spectacular catches were featured this week in the NFL

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Members of the 'Dolphin Fanatics' strike the Tebow pose before the start of play between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins in their NFL game in Miami, Florida, September 23, 2012. The Jets won 23-20 in overtime.

JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Luke Stocker makes the catch for a touchdown as Dallas Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter defends during the first half of their NFL game in Arlington, Texas September 23, 2012. The Cowboys won 16-10.

MIKE STONE/REUTERS

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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) celebrates after he sprints 23 yards for a touchdown during the first half of the Vikings' NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers in Minneapolis, September 23, 2012. The Vikings won 24-13.

ERIC MILLER/REUTERS

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Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris loses his helmet during a tackle in the first half of their NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Landover, Maryland, September 23, 2012. The Bengals won 38-31.

JASON REED/REUTERS

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Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (L) drops a pass as St. Louis Rams strong safety Craig Dahl (43) defends during the first half of their NFL game at Soldier Field in Chicago, September 23, 2012. The Bears won 23-6.

JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeGarrette Blount leaps over Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church in the first half of their NFL game in Arlington, Texas September 23, 2012.

MIKE STONE/REUTERS

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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jon Baldwin (89) leaps unsuccessfully for the ball in the end zone as New Orleans Saints strong safety Roman Harper (41) defends in the first half of an NFL game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. The Chiefs won 27-24 in overtime.

Gerald Herbert/AP

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Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray dives for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL game, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, in Arlington, Texas.

Tony Gutierrez/AP

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Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28) is taken to the locker room after injuring his shoulder in the first quarter of an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, in Cleveland. The Bills won 24-14.

David Richard/AP

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is knocked out of boards shy of the goal line during the second half of an NFL game against Cincinnati Bengals in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.

Nick Wass/AP

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, right, is hits by Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback William Middleton after scrambling from the pocket during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. The Jaguars won 22-17.

AJ Mast/AP

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Detroit Lions free safety John Wendling (29) brings down Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington (85) in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans won 44-41.

Wade Payne/AP

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An Arizona Cardinals fan celebrates their 27-6 win over the Philadelphia Eagles after their NFL football game in Phoenix, Arizona September 23, 2012.

DARRYL WEBB/REUTERS

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Atlanta Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud celebrates an interception against the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game in San Diego, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. The Falcons won 27-3.

Gregory Bull/AP

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Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey gives a thumbs up while being taken off the field following an injury during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. Heyward-Bey has been taken to the hospital with a neck injury after a helmet-to-helmet hit from Steelers safety Ryan Mundy that was not penalized. The Raiders won 34-31.

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) reacts after kicker Justin Tucker kicked a field goal in the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Baltimore, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. New England won 31-30.

Patrick Semansky/AP

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