NFL Week 12 as told by Twitter: Ties in football make a comeback
Donovan McNabb, you're off the hook. The Packers didn't know they could tie either.
Almost every year, two NFL teams battle toward mediocrity with neither capable of actually winning a football game. Each time, Twitter users bestow their followers with a round jokes poking fun at the outcome.
The NFC North went winless today---and two of them played each other. That's amazing. Also stupid. But more amazing than stupid.— World of Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) November 24, 2013
Donovan McNabb is very excited about the second OT coming up in the Vikings-Packers game.— Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) November 24, 2013
We never should have made Bud Selig NFC North Commissioner.— sir broosk (@celebrityhottub) November 24, 2013
This is nothing new but still hard to believe: I heard multiple Packers admit they expected a second overtime, didn't know they could tie.— Robert Klemko (@RobertKlemko) November 24, 2013
Now Minnesota is in position for Christian Ponder to just heave one barely past midfield.— Mark Ennis (@Mengus22) November 24, 2013
You know what they say.... a tie is like kissing the sister of the fourth quarterback you've used in 4 games.— Howie Magner (@howiemag) November 24, 2013
Finishing in a tie to the Vikings is like fighting w/ your siblings when you're 5 & your parents make you hug and say sorry to make amends.— Androo Broderick (@abroderick8) November 24, 2013
I always wonder what an NFL locker room must be like after a tie given how unusual it is and the impact it has on your record.— Corey Pronman (@coreypronman) November 24, 2013
Unsurprisingly, that's the first 26-26 game in NFL history. 313th tie in pro football history.— Chase Stuart (@fbgchase) November 24, 2013
While the Packers and Vikings were spiraling toward a draw, Philip Rivers was putting on a show.
Phil Rivers dropping DIMES.— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) November 24, 2013
I'M GLAD WE'RE GONNA WIN BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN YOU CAN TOUCH ME pic.twitter.com/878SGWDvYe— Marmalard (@KingLaserface) November 24, 2013
Apparently, professional football in the state of Florida is alive and well again.
The Jaguars won. The Buccaneers are gonna win. Suddenly, I feel the need to lay down.— Josh Katzowitz (@joshkatzowitz) November 24, 2013
After being the last two winless teams, Tampa Bay and Jacksonville are 5-1 in their last six games.— Mark Ennis (@Mengus22) November 24, 2013
What if the Bucs win out— Luke Zimmermann (@lukezim) November 24, 2013
More fan-created photoshops are always needed on Twitter.
Is there a better tweet to sum up the Giants' season than this one?
INT. DEN - NIGHT Giants fan takes out abacus, star charts, recalculates Path To Super Bowl. EXT. NEIGHBORHOOD Cackling echoes. Dog howls.— Caitlin Kelly (@atotalmonet) November 25, 2013
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