Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 10/16/11
Tom Brady, Quarterback, New England Patriots. It's not going to go in Tom Brady's scrapbook as one of his prettiest games, but when he got the ball back with 2:31 to play, needing a score, was there any doubt what was about to happen? The Cowboys defense was great -- great -- against the Patriots all day long. When the Pats need plays, though, it's like some switch goes off in Brady that turns him into some kind of flawless, robotic, quarterbacking machine. The throw to Welker that got the Patriots to the eight-yard-line, and then the TD pass itself, both had a margin of error of just inches. Handsome Tom stuck them both. Carlos Rogers, Cornerback, San Francisco 49ers. An underrated factor in the 49ers 5-1 start? Carlos Rogers. Now, no one's telling you that Carlos Rogers can put the handcuffs on Calvin Johnson. That definitely didn't happen today, as Johnson caught seven balls for 113 yards. But he didn't score. That may not seem like much of an accomplishment, but no one else ha...
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