Packer's Tweet Goes Mega-Viral After Insane NFL Ending

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The Green Bay Packers just lost a Monday Night football game to the Seattle Seahawks on perhaps the most ridiculous last-second ending in NFL history, and here's how Packers guard T.J. Lang feels about it:

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The post instantly scored a social media touchdown (cue rimshot) of viral proportions, scoring (cue second rimshot) more than 55,000 retweets in less than 45 minutes. Lang followed that tweet up with another:

If you need some context, here's the rundown:

The Packers lost on a last-second hail-mary pass by Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson — a pass that was actually intercepted and let stand as a touchdown after the NFL’s replacement officials had what can only be described as a refereeing fiasco. Initially, one ref signalled touchdown and another touchback, meaning he thought it was an interception. After a review, the call (the one that was a touchdown) stood, and eventually the game ended. Then, Twitter and Facebook blew up.

Why were the refs replacements? The league and regular officials’ union are currently embroiled in a labor dispute that has resulted in referees from lowest rungs of organized football overseeing the NFL preseason and first three weeks of the regular season.

Before the game, Lang was in a much more upbeat mood, as evident from this tweet from earlier Monday:

Thumbnail image courtesy @TJLang70

This story originally published on Mashable here.

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