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An untimed down due to a facemask penalty on what should have been the final play of the game allowed Aaron Rodgers to find Richard Rodgers in the end zone 61 yards away to give the Packers an incredible 27-23 victory. The Lions defense, which had made Aaron Rodgers look merely average on the evening, ended up the goat as Devin Taylor earned the flag (which, on replay, looked slightly dubious) that provided Green Bay a second chance. Make sure you click play above for Roberto Abramowitz’s terrific call on the play.

Lions fans are pretty much this guy right now:


We’re with you, “what the fuck” guy.

Meanwhile, let’s get another look at that facemask that set up the winning play:

But, really, take a close look at the Lions’ defensive formation on the final play. This is not how to effectively defend a hail mary:



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