New York Giants’ Saquon Barkley, top, scores a touchdown just before the ball is knocked from his hands during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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S Marcus Allen (Pittsburgh Steelers)
Result: Steelers beat the Bengals, 16-13
Stats: 1 tackle
Buzz: Allen was active Sunday for just the second time this season and made a tackle on his only defensive snap.
S Adrian Amos (Chicago Bears)*
Result: Bears beat the Vikings, 24-10
Stats: 5 solo tackles, 1 pass breakup
Buzz: Amos finished his fourth season as a starter with career-high marks in combined tackles (73), interceptions (2) and passes defended (9).
RB Saquon Barkley (New York Giants)
Result: Giants lost to the Cowboys, 36-35
Stats: 17 carries for 109 yards (6.4 yards per attempt) and 1 TD; 4 catches for 33 yards
Buzz: Barkley set an NFL record for rookie running backs with 91 receptions this season and surpassed 2,000 yards from scrimmage in what was mostly a lost season for New York.