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Top 10 You-can’t-write-this-stuff moments from the NFL season

From mind-blowing plays to 8 head coaches given the axe to Randy Moss wearing out his welcome with two teams inside a month, the 2010 NFL season was full of unexpected moments. Here is our top ten.

New York Giants punter Matt Dodge leaps for Philadelphia Eagles DeSean Jackson, who returns a punt for a touchdown with 14 seconds left in the game at The New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, December 19, 2010.
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1. When Marshawn Lynch goes into “beast mode,” maybe just get out of the way

Not only did a team with a losing record make the playoffs this year, the Seattle Seahawks (7-9 in the regular season) beat defending-champion New Orleans 41-36 in the wild card round, partially on the shoulders of a video game-like 67-yard touchdown run by Marshawn Lynch in which he blew through at least 8 Saints tackles.


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