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Willie McGinest nominated for NFL Play of the Year


New England defensive end Willie McGinest has been nominated for the "NFL Play of the Year - Presented by LEVITRA" - for his game-saving goal-line tackle of Edgerrin James in Week 13 against the Indianapolis Colts.

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Fan voting continues through Thursday afternoon, the winner of the "NFL Play of the Year - Presented by LEVITRA" - will be announced at a press conference during the Super Bowl.

The other nominated plays were: the Randy Moss (Minnesota) 46-yard reception from Daunte Culpepper and lateral to Moe Williams for a 59-yard touchdown in Week 7 against the Denver Broncos; the Dante Hall (Kansas City) game-winning 93-yard punt-return touchdown in Week 5 against the Denver Broncos; the Nathan Poole (Arizona) game-winning 28-yard touchdown reception from Josh McCown in Week 17 against the Minnesota Vikings; and the Donte' Stallworth (New Orleans) "River City Relay" 42-yard reception from Aaron Brooks and lateral to Michael Lewis, Deuce McAllister and Jerome Pathon for a 75-yard touchdown in Week 16 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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2003 NFL Plays of the Week - Presented by LEVITRA

WeekPlayerPlay Description
1Sam Adams, Buffalo37-yard interception-return touchdown in his Bills debut against the Patriots.
2Kris Jenkins, CarolinaSecond blocked kick of the game coming with no time remaining to force overtime against the Buccaneers.
3André Davis, ClevelandGame-winning 11-yard touchdown reception from Kelly Holcomb against the 49ers.
4Dante Hall, Kansas CityGame-winning 97-yard kickoff-return touchdown against the Ravens.
5Dante Hall, Kansas CityGame-winning 93-yard punt-return touchdown against the Broncos.
6Phil Dawson, Cleveland14-yard fake field goal run against the Raiders.
7Randy Moss, Minnesota46-yard reception and lateral to Moe Williams for a touchdown against the Broncos.
8Joe Horn, New Orleans14-yard touchdown reception from Aaron Brooks against the Panthers.
9Ashley Ambrose, New Orleans73-yard interception-return touchdown against the Buccaneers.
10Keenan McCardell, Tampa Bay36-yard diving touchdown reception from Brad Johnson against the Panthers.
11Justin McCareins, TennesseeFive-yard touchdown catch from Steve McNair against the Jaguars.
12Dré Bly, DetroitForced fumble, fumble recovery and lateral to Corey Harris for a 35-yard touchdown against the Vikings.
13Willie McGinest, New EnglandGame-saving tackle on fourth and goal from the Patriots one-yard line against the Colts.
14Mike McKenzie, Green Bay90-yard interception-return touchdown against the Bears.
15Charles Tillman, ChicagoGame-saving interception against the Vikings.
16Donte' Stallworth, New OrleansThe "River City Relay" - Stallworth's reception and lateral to Michael Lewis, Deuce McAllister and Jeorme Pathon for a 75-yard touchdown.
17Nathan Poole, ArizonaGame-winning 28-yard touchdown reception from Josh McCown against the Minnesota Vikings.
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