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.

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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.

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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