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Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Baltimore Ravens guard Marshal Yanda (right) loses his helmet as he blocks Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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Baltimore Ravens guard Marshal Yanda (right) loses his helmet as he blocks Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Here are my favorite Football images of 2015!

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Pregame fireworks explode as Washington Huskies quarterback Cyler Miles (10) warms up prior to the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the 2015 Cactus Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Pregame fireworks explode as Washington Huskies quarterback Cyler Miles (10) warms up prior to the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the 2015 Cactus Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual Washington Huskies linebacker Cory Littleton (42) dives for the loose ball after a fumble by Oklahoma State Cowboys quarterback Mason Rudolph (10) in the first quarter in the 2015 Cactus Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
Washington Huskies linebacker Cory Littleton (42) dives for the loose ball after a fumble by Oklahoma State Cowboys quarterback Mason Rudolph (10) in the first quarter in the 2015 Cactus Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (21) intercepts a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette (83) in the fourth quarter in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (21) intercepts a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette (83) in the fourth quarter in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (left) shakes hands with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (left) shakes hands with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) embraces Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the field after Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) embraces Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the field after Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (right) celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady (12) after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (right) celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady (12) after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates as he leaves the field after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates as he leaves the field after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.5, 1/2000th, Manual Detailed view of the Vince Lombardi Trophy in the hand of a New England Patriots player as they celebrate after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.5, 1/2000th, Manual
Detailed view of the Vince Lombardi Trophy in the hand of a New England Patriots player as they celebrate after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash Defensive end Michael Sam (11) heads to the field prior to participating in drills during the NFL Veteran Combine at the Arizona Cardinals training facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Defensive end Michael Sam (11) heads to the field prior to participating in drills during the NFL Veteran Combine at the Arizona Cardinals training facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority Arizona Cardinals linebacker Andrae Kirk does hitting drills on a football sled during practice at organized training activities at the Cardinals Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Andrae Kirk does hitting drills on a football sled during practice at organized training activities at the Cardinals Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals players run plays during minicamp practice at the Cardinals Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 100iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals players run plays during minicamp practice at the Cardinals Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel (28) breaks up a pass intended for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (19) in a preseason NFL football game at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel (28) breaks up a pass intended for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (19) in a preseason NFL football game at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Kareem Orr (25) dives to recover a loose ball against the Cal Poly Mustangs at Sun Devil Stadium. The play was called back. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Kareem Orr (25) dives to recover a loose ball against the Cal Poly Mustangs at Sun Devil Stadium. The play was called back. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (38) is tackled by diving New Orleans Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux (40) in the first quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (38) is tackled by diving New Orleans Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux (40) in the first quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Southern California Trojans wide receiver Adoree' Jackson (2) dives into the end zone for a touchdown against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Southern California Trojans wide receiver Adoree’ Jackson (2) dives into the end zone for a touchdown against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15) catches the ball against San Francisco 49ers safety Antoine Bethea (41) at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/2000th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15) catches the ball against San Francisco 49ers safety Antoine Bethea (41) at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) against the San Francisco 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) against the San Francisco 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu (right) breaks up a pass intended for Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Chris Givens in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu (right) breaks up a pass intended for Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Chris Givens in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Baltimore Ravens guard Marshal Yanda (right) loses his helmet as he blocks Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Baltimore Ravens guard Marshal Yanda (right) loses his helmet as he blocks Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr (top) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr (top) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/800th, Manual Oklahoma Sooners running back Samaje Perine dives into the end zone for a touchdown against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the second quarter at Boone Pickens Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/800th, Manual
Oklahoma Sooners running back Samaje Perine dives into the end zone for a touchdown against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the second quarter at Boone Pickens Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops reacts as he is dunked by teammates with the Gatorade cooler in the closing seconds of the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium. The Sooners defeated the Cowboys 58-23. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops reacts as he is dunked by teammates with the Gatorade cooler in the closing seconds of the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium. The Sooners defeated the Cowboys 58-23. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd makes a diving catch in the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd makes a diving catch in the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Minnesota Vikings tight end Rhett Ellison (85) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals safety Deone Bucannon (20) in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Minnesota Vikings tight end Rhett Ellison (85) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals safety Deone Bucannon (20) in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/500th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15) celebrates a touchdown with wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) breaks up a pass intended for Arizona Cardinals wide receiver J.J. Nelson (14) in the second half at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) breaks up a pass intended for Arizona Cardinals wide receiver J.J. Nelson (14) in the second half at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) talks with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) following the game at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) talks with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) following the game at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) against the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports`

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) against the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports`

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jerraud Powers (25), safety Deone Bucannon (20) and safety Tony Jefferson (22) tackle a Green Bay Packers player at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jerraud Powers (25), safety Deone Bucannon (20) and safety Tony Jefferson (22) tackle a Green Bay Packers player at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Nevada Wolf Pack running back Don Jackson (6) is tackled by Colorado State Rams linebacker SteveO Michel in the first half of the Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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Nevada Wolf Pack running back Don Jackson (6) is tackled by Colorado State Rams linebacker SteveO Michel in the first half of the Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1600th, Manual Nevada Wolf Pack running back James Butler (20) leaps over a Colorado State Rams defender in the third quarter Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium. Nevada defeated Colorado State 28-23. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1600th, Manual
Nevada Wolf Pack running back James Butler (20) leaps over a Colorado State Rams defender in the third quarter Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium. Nevada defeated Colorado State 28-23. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Colorado State Rams running back Izzy Matthews (35) stiff arms Nevada Wolf Pack defensive back Asauni Rufus (2) in the second half of the Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium. Nevada defeated Colorado State 28-23. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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Colorado State Rams running back Izzy Matthews (35) stiff arms Nevada Wolf Pack defensive back Asauni Rufus (2) in the second half of the Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium. Nevada defeated Colorado State 28-23. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

That closes out my favorite football images of 2015. Only one more Best of 2015 to go. My best of Crash and Burn!


 
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