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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 30590354 The unknown heroes The+unknown+heroes NFL

Remember David Tyree? Most people hadn't heard his name before he pulled down that dramatic catch in the Super Bowl. Players like him step up in virtually every NFL game. So, we'll take you on a tour of the lesser-known players who make an impact every week. Introducing the NFL Unsung Heroes. -- Sid Saraf

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31902658 Week 1: Jared Cook Week+1%3A+Jared+Cook NFL

Cook rides the line of being unsung, because he did sign a nice free-agent contract with St. Louis in the offseason. However, he wasn't in the national discussion before Sunday. The tight end will be from now on after pulling down two touchdown catches in Week 1. He should have had a third, if it wasn't for a fumble. But his explosiveness in the Rams' passing game is plain for everyone to see. We're going to hear his name a lot in 2012.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31902659 Week 1: Kyle Arrington Week+1%3A+Kyle+Arrington NFL

The Patriots barely escaped Buffalo with a win in Week 1, but they might have gone down in defeat if it wasn't for Arrington. The cornerback forced two fumbles on Sunday, both of which led to points for New England. Sometimes it's the little guys who make a huge difference.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31902657 Week 1: Joseph Fauria Week+1%3A+Joseph+Fauria NFL

The undrafted tight end out of UCLA wasn't a lock to even make Detroit's opening day roster. But he's here and in Week 1 the 6-foot-7 specimen sealed the Lions' victory over the Vikings with a 1-yard TD catch late in the fourth quarter. Nice job, kid. You might just stick in this league.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31902655 Week 1: Jermaine Kearse Week+1%3A+Jermaine+Kearse NFL

The Seahawks were trailing in the fourth quarter and in danger of dropping a road game against Carolina, when little-known Kearse sprang to action. His 43-yard touchdown catch pushed Seattle to the lead and an eventual victory. That was pure clutch.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31902656 Week 1: Julius Thomas Week+1%3A+Julius+Thomas NFL

Who? Thomas wasn't exactly a household name before the Broncos' season opener, but he made a thunderous statement. He pulled down 2 touchdown catches as Denver rolled to an easy win over the defending champion Ravens.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31923851 Week 3: Justin Hunter Week+3%3A+Justin+Hunter NFL

The rookie wide receiver made his first NFL catch a memorable. He pulled down a touchdown pass from Jake Locker with just seconds left on the clock as the Titans stole a win from the Chargers.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31923849 Week 3: Terence Newman Week+3%3A+Terence+Newman NFL

The Bengals defensive back picked up a fumble and returned it for a touchdown against the Packers. The score started a rally the led to a Cincinnati victory.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31923850 Week 4: Kiko Alonso Week+4%3A+Kiko+Alonso NFL

The Bills' rookie linebacker is having quite a start to his NFL career. He picked off two passes against the Ravens, the second of which sealed the Buffalo win with time running out.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31923848 Weeek 4: Danny Woodhead Weeek+4%3A+Danny+Woodhead NFL

The little running back scored two touchdowns as the Chargers evened their record at 2-2 with a win over the Cowboys.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31941664 Week 5: Darius Butler Week+5%3A+Darius+Butler NFL

The Colts defensive back saved the day, picking off a Russell Wilson pass late in the fourth quarter to seal the big win for Indianapolis.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31941665 Week 5: Nick Foles Week+5%3A+Nick+Foles NFL

The Eagles quarterback came on in relief of injured starter Michael Vick, throwing for 195 yards and a touchdown pass to Brent Celek that sealed the victory.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31940875 Week 5: Daryl Washington Week+5%3A+Daryl+Washington NFL

The Cardinals linebacker returned from a suspension and made an immediate impact. He came up with two sacks, eight tackles and a key interception of Cam Newton that pushed Arizona to a big home win.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31940874 Week 6: Joseph Fauria Week+6%3A+Joseph+Fauria NFL

The rookie tight end -- who was signed as an undrafted free agent -- continued his amazing start to 2013. Fauria caught three touchdown passes as the Lions handled the Browns.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31940876 Week 6: Brandon Tate Week+6%3A+Brandon+Tate NFL

Tate made an impact on special teams against the Bills, as his 29-yard punt return in overtime set up the game-winning field goal for the Bengals.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31941666 Week 6: Kenbrell Thompkins Week+6%3A+Kenbrell+Thompkins NFL

Thompkins caught just three passes against the Saints, but the last one of the day was huge. He pulled down a Tom Brady pass in the end zone late in the fourth quarter as the Patriots pulled off a stunning comeback win.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31940877 Week 7: Roy Helu, Jr. Week+7%3A+Roy+Helu%2C+Jr. NFL

The backup Redskins running back scored three touchdowns as his team won a thrilling shootout against the Bears.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31940879 Week 7: Harry Douglas Week+7%3A+Harry+Douglas NFL

With the Falcons missing their two starting wide receivers, Douglas stepped up in a big way. He caught seven passes for 149 yards and a touchdown as Atlanta took down Tampa Bay at home.

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NFL 5 2660 Unsung Heroes: Which unknown players stood out this week? 31940878 Week 7: Nick Hardwick Week+7%3A+Nick+Hardwick NFL

The Chargers center stepped up for an offensive line that has been taking a lot of heat this season. San Diego went into Jacksonville and dominated the line of scrimmage as the Bolts moved to 4-3 with the win.

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