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Week 13 Awards: All the best and worst from Sunday

From Evan Mathis photobomboming his teammates to some deep thoughts on Twitter, there were plenty of highs and lows from one entertaining day of action.

Who is that mystery photobomber in the background?

Best reaction from a frustrated Browns fan: This guy. All you have to know is that the Browns lost to the Jaguars on Sunday. I'll repeat: The Browns lost to the Jaguars on Sunday. Yes, really.

Best coordinated watching of a field goal: Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts. It's a moment frozen in time. All of these fine gentlemen transfixed by Adam Vinatieri's field-goal attempt. Did it go through the uprights? Who cares?

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Best reaction to ripping a homemade Eagles banner: This guy. All that effort just down the drain with one accidental swipe. Oh, the humanity.

Worst job of holding on to the football: Arizona Cardinals. First, the Red Birds botched a punt return, but Antoine Cason picked it up and ran for some nice yardage before coughing it up and allowing the Eagles to recover. I don't care what level you're at, that's just bad footy. What's footy? Apparently, that's the Australian term for "football." I just learned that today.

Best insightful tweet that's almost ... confusing: Isaiah Pead, St. Louis Rams: The young running back hasn't played much this season, but that doesn't mean he's not giving us gold in other ways.

Most accurate reaction to losing to the Jaguars: Rob Chudzinski, Cleveland Browns. That's right, coach. Your team took a header at home to a bad team. There really isn't much else to say.

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Worst fake punt of the week: St. Louis Rams. I could almost hear the departed Pat Summerall scream "it's a fake!" in his signature voice when the Rams went for it in the fourth quarter deep in their own territory. Unfortunately, the play immediately collapsed. "It's a fail!"

Best photobomb of the season: Evan Mathis, Philadelphia Eagles. Linebackers Trent Cole and Connor Barwin are just trying to have some fun and pose for a photo. Then there's Mathis, giving us chills with a killer look in the background. Epic.

Worst fashion statement of the week: This Jets fan. Look, I'm no Timothy Gunn (who is, really?), but I take issue with this. I say if you're going to mark up your body, take some time and come up with something clever. Don't just have someone sloppily scrawl "Jets" with a Crayola marker on the back of your dome. Faux pas, faux pas.

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Best double-pump spike after a touchdown: Case Keenum, Houston Texans: The rookie quarterback was definitely jazzed after scrambling for a nifty score against the Patriots. But it seems as though he wasn't sure what to do with himself. He finally decided on the spike, which he executed well:

Best "we hear you, bro" tweet of the week: Leonard Hankerson, Washington Redskins. The wide receiver is out for the season with a knee injury and he's understandably frustrated. It's hard to be laid up and watch football on TV when that's what you do for a living.

Most Tom Brady-like reaction to a Tom Brady incompletion: Tom Brady, New England Patriots. It's been a somewhat frustrating season for Mr. Brady as he deals with a mostly inexperienced receiving coprs. Sunday brought another infuriating moment after a drop. We hear you, bro.

Saddest Texans fans of this current week: These two. By the way, this shot was taken after the game. So, this pair watched the Texans lose their 10th straight and decided to hang out for a little while and just bask in the failure? Strange.

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Best job of crawling after a first down in a critical AFC West matchup: Knowshon Moreno, Denver Broncos. The running back cried rivers of tears during the national anthem and then followed that up by crawling and gesturing late in the game against the Chiefs. Hmmm, ok. Let's move on!

Best photo with a controversial Toronto mayor: This guy with Rob Ford. The embattled mayor of the city showed up to watch the Bills take on the Falcons in Toronto on Sunday. This guy couldn't have been more excited. And Ford looks ... less than thrilled. Outstanding.

via Twitter: @CorkGaines

Best imitation of a bad kicker: Pierrce Garcon, Washington Redskins. Evidently, the wide receiver was upset that he and quarterback Robert Griffin III couldn't connect in the end zone. So, he did this. That's mature.

(GIFs courtesy of GIFd Sports and Fansided)


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