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The New England Patriots played all day as if they were wearing ankle weights against the New York Jets, but still managed to push the game past regulation into overtime with a late and shining moment of clutch city from Tom Brady. Let's just say things went downhill fast soon as OT started.

In an act of madness the Patriots chose to kickoff, after winning the coin flip for overtime.

Whoops?

Unsurprisingly it took the Jets a mere five plays to drive down the field for a six-yard TD pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick to Eric Decker for the win.

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Jean Francois showed off these cleats, which depict Darth Vader and Kylo Ren to the eager eyes of the internet today. Francois plans on hitting the gridiron tonight against the Eagles, sporting these flashy new cleats. Let's just say the force is strong with this one. Lightsabers not yet NFL approved though.

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So, it turns out Ryan Fitzpatrick has a laugh on par with the Pillsbury Doughboy. The laugh itself is more of a shock than Nick Mangold's photobomb.

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The greatest highlight from today's NFL Sunday games was William Gay's "excessive celebration" against the Bengals. A flag was tossed and things took a turn for the amazing. Can you get double flagged for celebrating too hard?

You may remember his teammate Antonio Brown captured our hearts last week when he went full Super Mario Bros during his celebration:



Great work out there, team.

social media fail Nebraska football player stiffs waitress' tip b/c she trash talked their season
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Nebraska had a disappointing season, ending with a 5-7 record. Husker fans have a lot of feelings about it too. So when Wide Receiver Brandon Reilly went out to eat and encountered a server who wanted to rant about the Huskers, apparently not realizing who was sitting at the table, he decided to leave her that "tip" instead of a monetary one.

Reilly ended up pulling down the tweet after responding to some heated tweets about it.



Poland soccer captain Robert Lewandowski scores five goals in fifteen minutes.
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Bayern Munich was down 0-1 in the half facing rivals Wolfsburg Sept. 22. Then they subbed in Robert Lewandowski.

The striker and captain of the Poland national team wasted no time in turning the tide. He scored five incredible, separately interesting goals in only 15 minutes of play.

It was nuts.



The last was the prettiest one of the bunch:



Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola could not believe it.



Go sports.

Minnesota Uses 'Dramatic Chipmunk' Against TCU Kickers
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People say that college football is boring and doesn't have enough #drama. Well, those people clearly didn't watch the Minnesota vs TCU game last night.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers opened up their season by taking some extreme measures to make sure they came out on top against the No. 2-ranked Horned Frogs.

What was the team's secret? This very dramatic chipmunk.

Minnesota broadcast this classic meme on the jumbotron in an attempt to distract the TCU kicker during field goals.

Alas, Minnesota tried their sneaky chipmunk trick, but TCU ultimately came out on top with a 23-17 win.

Next game, Doge. Much football.

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