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Nov 30, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Arizona Cardinals free safety Rashad Johnson (26) returns an interception for a touchdown as he runs past Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers (32) in the second quarter of their game at the at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

4. Rashad Johnson Part 3

Johnson already has two spots on the first half of the list, but this play in the Cardinals’ game in Atlanta is definitely his shining moment. With the team trailing 17-0 early in the second and nothing going right, Rashad Johnson’s heroics gave the Cardinals a glimmer of life.

Matt Ryan and co. were threatening to score again. Ryan set up for a pass and let loose to Julio Jones on a streak. Johnson cleverly jumped the route and off he was. He ran along his right sideline, then cut left with blockers ahead of him, and he just kept going… and going…

He was credited  with an 88 yard pick six, but he probably ran far more than 88 yards of real distance. Either way, this was the biggest play of the year from one of football’s underrated defenders.