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Week Seven of the NFL season featured some great games that were very close throughout the day. Robert Griffin III led the Washington Redskins to a 45-41 win over the Chicago Bears that featured a whole ton of offense and excitement. Peyton Manning also made his return to Indianapolis as the Colts hosted the Denver Broncos in an exciting matchup that featured a tribute prior to kickoff for Manning while the Colts ended the Undefeated streak of the Broncos this season.

There were a few NBA Preseason games on the Sunday schedule. The games included an interesting matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks as well as a strong home performance by the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Boston Celtics. Here are The Shoes That Won Last Night.

Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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Player: Ricky Rubio
Game: Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Boston Celtics

Ricky Rubio came into the NBA during a lockout season, and his sophomore season started off with Rubio dealing with a torn ACL suffered during his rookie season. This is the first season where Rubio is coming with a completely clean slate and a chance to improve. If the Wolves are going to be a playoff team, Rubio will have to continue to develop his game. Rubio had 15 points, 4 rebounds, and 7 assists for the Wolves in their preseason 104-89 victory over the Boston Celtics. Rubio's a wizard with the ball and with a healthy Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic, Rubio should rack up assists on a regular basis all while wearing his adidas adiZero Crazylight's.

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Player: Matt Ryan
Game: Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

This season has been a disappointing seasons for the Atlanta Falcons. There were already doubts about whether Matt Ryan is an elite level quarterback based on his history of lackluster playoff performances. With the Falcons missing top targets Julio Jones and Roddy White as well as running back Steven Jackson, the honus was on Ryan to lead the Falcons to a win. Even though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are winless this season, they're still competitive and gave Atlanta a fight in this game. Ryan threw for 273 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Falcons were able to hold off the Bucs 31-23 pushing their record to 2-5.

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Shoe: Nike Mercurial Vapor IX
Player: Andros Townsend
Game: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Aston Villa

When you get paid the big bucks, you have to perform and prove your worth relative to a team's investment. Andros Townsend signed a £2 million annual deal at Tottenham earlier this week which is more than eight times his previous salary. Townsend stepped up in Tottenham's 2-0 victory over Aston Villa with a goal in the 31st minute of the contest. Townsend's goal was based off a sliver of luck as he found room on the right side and clipped in a cross which was intended for Lewis Holtby and Roberto Soldado to attack from the other side. The ball ended up bouncing past goalie Brad Guzan for the score. The Nike Mercurial Vapor IX wins again.

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Player: Jordan Reed
Game: Washington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears

The Washington Redskins are looking to keep their hopes alive and they should feel good considering they defeated the Chicago Bears 45-41. Jordan Reed came through with a great performance of 9 receptions, 134 receiving yards, and 1 touchdown catch. Reed's lone touchdown catch gave the Redskins a 24-17 touchdown heading into Halftime. This might be the breakout game for the 'Skins as they try to get back in the pathetic NFC East that features three out of four teams with under .500 records.

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Player: Frank Gore
Game: San Francisco 49ers vs. Tennessee Titans

Frank Gore and the San Francisco 49ers are pushing through the playoff door. The 49ers improved their record to 5-2 after defeating the Tennessee Titans. Gore muscled in two tough goal line rushes of one yard for touchdowns. The touchdowns were consecutive with one happening in the second quarter and one occurring in the third quarter. Frank the Tank finished with 70 rushing yards on 24 carries as the 49ers cruised to a 31-17 victory over the Titans.

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Player: Jerryd Bayless
Game: Memphis Grizzlies vs. Atlanta Hawks

If the Memphis Grizzlies are going to repeat their success as an elite NBA team last year, their offense will need to take off. Part of that solution involves their sixth man Jerryd Bayless. Bayless offers some punch offensively that the team lacks when using starting guard Tony Allen in the lineup. In the Grizzlies' 90-82 victory over the Atlanta Hawks, Bayless had 22 points in just 24 minutes. That offensive explosion can be attributed to Bayless going 6-for-6 from the three-point line in his adidas adiPure Crazyghost sneakers which screams perfection. If Bayless plays like this during the regular season, he might make an early case for sixth man of the year.

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Player: Chris Ivory
Game: New York Jets vs. New England Patriots

The New York Jets won their overtime game over the Patriots due to a huge mistake made by Patriots rookie Chris Jones. Referee Jerome Booger explained it:

Jones was called for pushing his teammate "into the opponents' formation." Umpire Tony Michalek threw his flag "almost instantaneously as he observed the action," Boger said. "We just enforced it as he called it."

While the Jets might've won on what could be called a technicality of a rule, it's not like they didn't play well enough to win the game. Running back Chris Ivory had his best game as a Jet with 104 yards on 34 carries in the 30-27 Jets victory.

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Player: Andy Dalton
Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions

Andy Dalton continues to play very well for the AFC Central-leading Cincinnati Bengals. Dalton threw for 372 yards and 3 touchdowns for the Bengals as they won a tight 27-24 contest with the Detroit Lions. Dalton continued to duel with Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and came out on top as he connected with A.J. Green on an 82-yard touchdown which was Dalton's second longest throw of his career.

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Player: Andrew Luck
Game: Indianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos

Peyton Manning was the talk of the NFL day with his return on Sunday night to Indianapolis. With a prime time matchup, everyone expected Peyton Manning to show out in his duel with Andrew Luck. Luck came out on top in the victory in the classic upstart showing for the Colts. Luck threw for 228 yards and 3 touchdowns while adding 1 touchdown rushing to help lead the Colts to a 39-33 victory over the Broncos. Luck was solid and efficient which has been his story all season. luck has just 10 touchdowns versus 3 interceptions all season putting the Colts in prime position to make the playoffs with this victory over the previously undefeated Broncos.

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Player: A.J. Green
Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions

The Cincinnati Bengals are on a roll. They can thank their victory to the amazing performance from wide receiver A.J. Green. Green got the Bengals off to a good start by catching an 82-yard pass from Andy Dalton for a touchdown in the first quarter. Green constantly burned Lions cornerback Chris Houston constantly accumulating 155 yards on the day all while Cincinnati won 27-24 against the Buffalo Bills in a nail-biter.

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Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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