Top 5 NFL player performances for winning teams on December 23

Nick Foles put in an impressive day's work for the Eagles en route to a win over the Texans. [Image via NFL/YouTube screencap]
Nick Foles put in an impressive day's work for the Eagles en route to a win over the Texans. [Image via NFL/YouTube screencap]

These five players stepped up their game on the gridiron to help their teams win.

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Sunday's NFL games brought some crucial matchups for teams still trying to chase down playoff spots. Among the winning squads were the Philadelphia Eagles, Indianapolis Colts, and Minnesota Vikings. Here are five stars who stood out in the winning performances.

1

Nick Foles - Philadelphia Eagles

The Eagles are charging towards the postseason thanks to Nick Foles. On Sunday, he threw a mere 471 yards and four touchdowns on 35-of-49 completed passes. That helped the Eagles take down the Texans 32-30, keeping Philly's playoff hopes alive!

2

Aaron Rodgers - Green Bay Packers

In New York, the Jets and Packers put on a show as the two teams went into overtime tied 38-38. Aaron Rodgers rushed for a game-winning touchdown in the OT session but it was called back due to holding. However, a play or so later he found Davante Adams in the end zone for the game winner. Rodgers finished the day with 442 yards passing and two TDs thrown. Rodgers also ran for two TDs in his team's win.

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