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Social Media Recap: How the Falcons' win against the Lions played out in 50 tweets

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- There is perhaps no better medium to capture the insanity of a single moment than social media, and Twitter is arguably the best of all social media platforms for that specific use.

In the midst of a wild-and-crazy ending, such as the one that took place in the Falcons' 30-26 win over the Lions, Twitter put the emotional rollercoaster fan experience on full display - and the tweets captured the highs, lows and everything in between as both teams felt the pain of winning and losing in a matter of minutes.  

Let's dive into some of the best tweets from the Falcons' thrilling last-second victory in this week's social recap:


First quarter (Falcons 7, Lions 0)

Second quarter (Falcons 10, Lions 0)

Second quarter (Falcons 10, Lions 3)

Second quarter (Falcons 17, Lions 3)

Second quarter (Falcons 20, Lions 13)

Third quarter (Falcons 23, Lions 13)

Third quarter (Falcons 23, Lions 20)

Fourth quarter (Falcons 30, Lions 23)

Goal line stand (Falcons 30, Lions 26)

Postgame (Falcons win: 30-26)

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