Clutch performances abounded in Week 14.
There was LeSean McCoy's scamper to bury the Colts in a morass of white cotton candy. The Jags' pass rush put Russell Wilson in a malaise trying to get the ball out with the game hanging in the balance. Brett Hundley rolled out the red carpet for his mentor with on-point throws late in Cleveland. Matt Prater was money in Tampa.Antonio Brown is always money. But my two favorite moments defined the unpredictability of this season, albeit in different ways ...
With his team trailing by a point to the top offense in the NFL -- and his team's potential league MVP having been done in for the season minutes earlier -- Chris Long might have delivered home-field for the Eagles. After a decade in the NFL trenches, the veteran pass rusher had Jared Goff in his sights. Feeling him move up in the pocket, Long made the extra effort of leaving his feet to lunge for the ball -- not easy, 50-some odd minutes deep into a game. Goff coughed it up, Philly recovered and went on to kick a go-ahead field goal. Long could have merely kept running toward Goff, yet something in him decided to sell out to reach the football -- the same extra something that causes a wide receiver to go up and get a ball rather than let it come to him.
Deonte Thompson, let go of by the Bears in October, did anything but let go of his opportunity Sunday. With the Bills tied in overtime, Joe Webb lobbed a ball down the right sideline (if you can call it that in the snow) in Thompson's direction. The former Bear lunged for the ball, then grasped it for dear life so it would not hit the ground when his body did and squirt out of his wet paws. Incredible. Buffalo's third-string QB chucked it to a guy picked up off the street, saving the Bills' playoff hopes.
Can't believe it either, man.
Let the dissension commence!
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**A)** Get [Cole Beasley](/player/colebeasley/2535698/profile) more involved.
**B)** [Jason Witten](/player/jasonwitten/2505629/profile) holds, doesn't get thrown the ball, then delivers [the clutch play of the game](http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-game-highlights/0ap3000000890388/Jason-Witten-hauls-in-stellar-20-yard-TD-grab-to-take-the-lead).
**C)** [Sean Lee](/player/seanlee/496937/profile) is freaking incredible.
**D)** [Alfred Morris](/player/alfredmorris/2533457/profile) is more effective than most realize -- well, except when it comes to staying in-bounds when it matters.
**E)** [Dan Bailey](/player/danbailey/2495259/profile) was hitting some ducks out there. Flying saucers. Charlie Hough knuckleballs. Charlie Hough was so money, he didn't even know he was money, man. #Rangers </content:power-ranking>
Praise abounds for Brett Hundley following his fine rendering late on the road in Cleveland. Right when you start feeling bad for the Browns, you realize the Packers' win means Rodgers could be dropped back into the playoff race like a smooth Jager shot in a breezy cold beer ... Like Luke Skywalker's cameo in "Force Awakens" -- except not with a Michael McDonald beard. Maybe they were setting up the next movie. Rodgers' return is a gift for all football fans -- especially with Deshaun Watson and now Carson Wentz gone till 2018. If the Packers sneak in and No. 12 starts rocking, they can beat anyone.