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The Thursday Night Football game between the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions, well, it had a finish.

Aaron Rodgers hit Richard Rodgers for a 61-yard Hail Mary touchdown with zeroes on the clock, one play after a controversial face mask penalty extended the game after time had expired.

Oh, there was some social media reaction from the sports and celebrity world. Adrian Peterson, whose Minnesota Vikings would have benefited greatly from a Packers loss, shared his thoughts (and corrected his heat-of-the-moment mistake):

A certain celebrity fan of the Green Bay Packers wasn't really bothered by the call:

Two former Wisconsin basketball teammates were at odds over the call: the Houston Rockets' Sam Dekker, a Wisconsiner and Packers fan, and the Charlotte Hornets' Frank Kaminsky, a Chicagoland native and Chicago Bears fan:

Others also didn't agree with the call, whether or not they were happy about it:

Then there were the Lions fans:

And let's not forget the other Packers fans and/or people who were just blown away by the whole thing:

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One day after his brother, Martellus Bennett, made a rather outlandish comment about Jay Cutler, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett might have one-upped him.

After his team's controversial win over the Detroit Lions, Bennett went in on opposing quarterback Matthew Stafford ... in a rather odd way.

Now, we've heard quite a few JFK conspiracy theories over the years, but bringing in someone who was nearly 25 years from being born is a new one.

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NFL Week 2 questions

The NFL's second week has come and gone, and both Washingtons made big news. The D.C. version saw its team lose quarterback Robert Griffin III to an ankle injury -- but win in big fashion anyway behind Kirk Cousins. The team from the state of Washington, meanwhile, was stunned in a 30-21 loss to the Chargers, with cornerback Richard Sherman being called out by San Diego players. What do you make of the week's major storylines?

  • Which of these was the most surprising outcome of Week 2?

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  • Which of these 2-0 teams is most for real?

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  • Which of these 0-2 teams has been most disappointing?

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  • Is Andrew Luck an elite quarterback?

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  • When both are healthy, who should be Washington's starting quarterback?

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  • What is Robert Griffin III's NFL future?

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  • Some Chargers suggested Richard Sherman was "exposed" as a cornerback during Sunday's 30-21 Seahawks loss. Was he?

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  • How worried should Seahawks fans be about their team giving up 30 points to the Chargers on Sunday?

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  • Should the Giants bench Eli Manning?

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  • Which game is more indicative of the Cowboys this season?

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  • Will the Lions (1-1) make the playoffs?

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  • Are the Panthers (2-0) legitimate Super Bowl contenders?

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  • How worried should Saints fans be about their 0-2 start?

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  • The Saints were the overwhelming preseason favorites in the NFC South. Has their 0-2 start and the Panthers' 2-0 start changed your opinion on who will win the division?

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  • What do you make of the Ravens' 26-6 win over the Steelers on Thursday night?

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  • Is Steve Smith still an elite receiver?

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