When Russell Wilson threw a last-second touchdown (?) pass to Golden Tate to win the game for Seattle, Twitter exploded. Mostly into awesomeness.
There were too many hilarious and bitter tweets to count. But here are 15 of the best that I saw.
We need shirtless Tebow to break the tie by the contrasting officials.— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) September 25, 2012
The solution here is simple. 2 words: Monkey Refs. Same bad calls, hilarity continues to ensue, no one can stay mad at a monkey. #winwinwin— Sara Boyd Pelissero (@sarapelissero) September 25, 2012
Don Denkinger has been waiting 27 years for this night.— Jake Query (@jakequery) September 25, 2012
Russell Wilson became the first QB in history to throw a game-winning interception.— Reign of Troy (@ReignofTroy) September 25, 2012
RT @tjlang70: Got f----- by the refs.. Embarrassing. Thanks nfl— mike freeman (@realfreemancbs) September 25, 2012
In Green Bay we sometimes felt we didn't get same treatment from league due to not having an owner. They're probably feeling that now.— Andrew Brandt (@adbrandt) September 25, 2012
@juliussharpe "Johnny Lawrence wins the All Valley Karate tournament due to illegal Crane Kick. " Replacement Refs 1984— Billy Clint (@Billy_Clint) September 25, 2012
@juliussharpe "Marty, You don't need to pack an EXTRA flux capacitor." Replacement Refs 1985— Billy Clint (@Billy_Clint) September 25, 2012
Yes I think the replacement refs blow but I think what the old refs are asking for is total BS too.#rockandahardplace— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 25, 2012
If you're holding your baby & I walk up and hug it, according to the NFL replacement refs, you have to give me your baby.— Rob Fee (@robfee) September 25, 2012
How many employees do you think the NFL has working right now to get every video of final play scrubbed off YouTube?— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) September 25, 2012
Our strength coach just summed up last night perfectly. "You know we're in trouble when the end of MNF is more preposterous than WWE RAW."— Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) September 25, 2012
Ironic that our league punishes those based on conduct detrimental. Whose CONDUCT is DETRIMENTAL now?— Drew Brees (@drewbrees) September 25, 2012
RT @tjlang70 F--k it NFL.. Fine me and use the money to pay the regular refs.— Josh Katzowitz (@joshkatzowitz) September 25, 2012
And on Tuesday morning, the Barack Obama weighed in on Twitter.
NFL fans on both sides of the aisle hope the refs' lockout is settled soon. -bo— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September 25, 2012