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Photos: NFL Divisional Playoffs

Updated 1:46 PM ET, Tue January 15, 2013
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Rob Ninkovich of the New England Patriots, No. 50, celebrates with Niko Koutouvides after making an interception against the Houston Texans during the 2013 AFC divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts, on Sunday, January 13. The Patriots defeated the Texans 41-28. Elsa/Getty Images
Arian Foster of the Houston Texans stretches for a first down against the Patriots on Sunday. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Aaron Hernandez of the New England Patriots reacts after a catch in the third quarter of the playoff game against the Texans. Elsa/Getty Images
Jerod Mayo of the New England Patriots knocks the ball away from Owen Daniels of the Houston Texans after it was ruled his forward progress was stopped. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady hands the ball off to Stevan Ridley. Jim Rogash/Getty Images
Danieal Manning of the Houston Texans runs the ball against the New England Patriots on Sunday. Jim Rogash/Getty Images
Dont'a Hightower of the New England Patriots tackles DeVier Posey of the Houston Texans. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Stevan Ridley of the New England Patriots, left, celebrates with Shane Vereen after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter against the Houston Texans. Elsa/Getty Images
Aaron Hernandez of the New England Patriots runs the ball against Danieal Manning of the Houston Texans. Elsa/Getty Images
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady makes an adjustment during Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
No. 38 Danieal Manning and No. 29 Glover Quin of the Houston Texans try to bring down Stevan Ridley of the New England Patriots. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Matt Schaub of the Houston Texans hands the ball off to Arian Foster. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Arian Foster of the Texans celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Patriots on Sunday. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Tom Brady of the Patriots passes against the Texans on Sunday. Elsa/Getty Images
Texans players J.J. Watt, left, and Brooks Reed sack Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Sunday. Jim Rogash/Getty Images
Chandler Jones of the Patriots tackels Arian Foster of the Texans on Sunday. Jim Rogash/Getty Images
Aaron Hernandez of the Patriots fails to make a catch in the end zone against the Texans on Sunday. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Shane Vereen of the Patriots celebrates with teammate Michael Hoomanawanui after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter against the Texans on Sunday. Elsa/Getty Images
Matt Schaub of the Texans drops back against the Patriots on Sunday. Elsa/Getty Images
Wes Welker of the Patriots runs with the ball against the Texans on Sunday. Elsa/Getty Images
Tom Brady of the Patriots hands the ball off to Stevan Ridley on Sunday. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Wes Welker of the Patriots catches a pass in the second quarter against Kareem Jackson of the Texans on Sunday. Elsa/Getty Images
Matt Schaub of the Texans walks off the field after failing to convert on third down against the Patriots on Sunday. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Danieal Manning of the Texans returns the opening kickoff for 94 yards against Devin McCourty of the Patriots on Sunday. Elsa/Getty Images
Matt Bryant of the Atlanta Falcons kicks the game-winning field goal in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during the NFC divisional playoff Game at Georgia Dome on Sunday, January 13, in Atlanta. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
The Falcons celebrate their 30 to 28 win over the Seahawks on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Matt Ryan of the Falcons celebrates their win over the Seahawks on Sunday. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Cliff Matthews of the Falcons tackles Marshawn Lynch of the Seahawks on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Zach Miller of the Seahawks celebrates his fourth quarter touchdown reception against the Falcons on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Russell Wilson of the Seahawks runs the ball in for a fourth quarter touchdown against the Falcons on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Earl Thomas of the Seahawks intercepts a pass intended for Roddy White of the Falcons in the fourth quarter on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Golden Tate of the Seahawks catches the ball against No. 23 Dunta Robinson and No. 28 Thomas DeCoud of the Falcons in the second quarter on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Matt Ryan and Jason Snelling of the Falcons celebrate a touchdown against the Seahawks on Sunday. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons is tackled by No. 50 K.J. Wright and No. 25 Richard Sherman of the Seahawks in the third quarter on Sunday. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Golden Tate of the Seahawks runs a reception in for a third quarter touchdown against Thomas DeCoud of the Falcons on Sunday. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Jason Snelling of the Falcons celebrates his third quarter touchdown against the Seahawks on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Richard Sherman of the Seahawks breaks up a pass intended for Roddy White of the Falcons on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Akeem Dent and Stephen Nicholas of the Falcons tackle Marshawn Lynch of the Seahawks in the first quarter on Sunday. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Quarterback Matt Ryan of the Falcons throws a pass against the Seahawks on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seahawks tries to avoid the Falcons' Jacquizz Rodgers in the first quarter Sunday. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Jacquizz Rodgers of the Falcons runs the ball against the Seahawks in the first quarter on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Falcons receiver Julio Jones tries to avoid the tackle of Earl Thomas of the Seahawks on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Jacquizz Rodgers of the Falcons breaks the tackle of Seattle's Red Bryant and gets past Earl Thomas on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson looks to pass against the Falcons in the first quarter on Sunday. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Michael Turner of the Falcons tries to avoid the tackle of K.J. Wright of the Seahawks in the first quarter on Sunday. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez catches a first-quarter touchdown pass over Kam Chancellor of the Seahawks on Sunday. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Russell Wilson hands the ball off to Marshawn Lynch of the Seahawks in the second quarter against the Falcons on Sunday. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Running back Frank Gore of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers during an NFC Divisional Playoff game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on Saturday, January 12. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
Wide receiver Michael Crabtree of the 49ers catches a touchdown pass thrown by quarterback Colin Kaepernick against cornerback Sam Shields of the Packers in the second quarter on Saturday. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers hands the ball to running back Frank Gore against the Packers. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
Crabtree catches a touchdown pass thrown by Kaepernick against the Packers in the second quarter. Harry How/Getty Images
Tight end Vernon Davis celebrates with Crabtree of after scoring a touchdown for the 49ers in the second quarter. Harry How/Getty Images
Wide receiver James Jones of the Packers celebrates after scoring a touchdown on a pass from quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the second quarter against the 49ers. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
Wide receiver James Jones of the Packers catches a touchdown pass thrown by Rodgers in the second quarter against the 49ers on Saturday. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
Running back DuJuan Harris of the Packers runs the ball inside linebacker Patrick Willis of the 49ers on Saturday. Harry How/Getty Images
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers runs the ball against nose tackle B.J. Raji of the Packers on Saturday. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers celebrates with a teammate after running in a touchdown in the first quarter against the Packers on Saturday. Harry How/Getty Images
Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the 49ers celebrates a field goal at the end of the second quarter against the Packers on Saturday. Harry How/Getty Images
Running back DuJuan Harris of the Packers scores a touchdown against the 49ers in the second quarter on Saturday. Harry How/Getty Images
Cornerback Sam Shields of the Packers runs the ball back for touchdown after an interception against quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers in the first quarter of Saturday's playoff game. Harry How/Getty Images
Justin Tucker kicks a 47-yard field goal in the second overtime to give the Baltimore Ravens a 38-35 victory over the Denver Broncos in an AFC Divisional Playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver on Saturday. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Ray Rice celebrates with some of the Ravens fans in Denver after Saturday's win. Jeff Gross/Getty Images
Denver head coach John Fox grimaces during Saturday's AFC Divisional Playoff game. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Ray Rice of the Ravens scores a 1-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter. Jeff Gross/Getty Images
Ravens receiver Torrey Smith can't make the catch on a pass as he is wrapped up Denver's Champ Bailey. Jeff Gross/Getty Images
Eric Decker of the Broncos is tackled after making a reception in the second quarter against Ed Reed and Corey Graham of the Ravens. Jeff Gross/Getty Images
Denver's Eric Decker runs for yardage after the catch against Baltimore's Chykie Brown. Dustin Bradford/Getty Images
Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis congratulates Torrey Smith after his 32-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Torrey Smith celebrates after a touchdown. Dustin Bradford/Getty Images
Knowshon Moreno of the Broncos makes catch for a touchdown in the second quarter against the Ravens' Dannell Ellerbe. Dustin Bradford/Getty Images
Denver's Trindon Holliday runs past Baltimore punter Sam Koch on a 90-yard touchdown return in the first quarter. Dustin Bradford/Getty Images
Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco throws a pass in the first quarter. Dustin Bradford/Getty Images
Denver's Steven Johnson gestures to the sky after a play. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Baltimore cornerback Corey Graham intercepts a pass on his way to a 39-yard touchdown in the first quarter. Jeff Gross/Getty Images
Denver quarterback Peyton Manning takes the field during player introductions on Saturday. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Torrey Smith of the Ravens catches a pass for a 59-yard touchdown in the first quarter against Champ Bailey of the Broncos on Saturday. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Brandon Stokley of the Broncos hauls in a pass for a first-quarter touchdown on Saturday. Jeff Gross/Getty Images