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It was a rather eventful Sunday at MetLife Stadium, with the Carolina Panthers jumping to a 35-7 lead against the New York Giants, only to allow 28 straight points . . . then kick a winning field goal as time expired.

But despite the visiting team securing a 14-0 record, the big headline was the battle between Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Panthers cornerback Josh Norman. The players went back-and-forth all game, with Beckham being flagged three times for unsportsmanlike conduct but surprisingly escaping ejection.

If you were watching, you surely had some reactions. So did the media, current and former NFL players, the man who plays a famous fictional TV newscaster, and a model/actress.

And, after the game:

Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

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Peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. Cam Newton and dabbing.

The Carolina Panthers quarterback has been having an MVP-caliber season, and thus we've been seeing a lot of end zone celebrations from him. But none has been more prominent than "The Dab" (inspired by Migos' song "Look at my Dab").

So it was only fitting that SuperCam and his Panthers teammates would celebrate the first 13-win season in franchise history with a tasteful squad dab. Except one squad member didn't feel like dabbing Sunday.

PanthersStreeter Lecka/Getty Images

Take a closer look at Greg Olsen in the back:

Greg OlsenStreeter Lecka/Getty Images

Closer:

Panthers dab
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

As the Internet went wild for the photo shared on the Panthers' social media platforms, many people noticed non-dabbing Greg. Which prompted him to rectify the situation with the tweet below:

All the feels. Greg Olsen wins at Twitter, and his son is an adorable human.

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Carolina throttled Washington on Sunday to improve to 10-0. But the real beatdown might have occurred off the field.

The Panthers' social media team engaged in a one-sided battle with Washington on Twitter, making for an even more demoralizing day for anyone with #HTTR (hail to the Redskins) in their bio.

It started after the Redskins account took a jab at the Panthers by declaring, "Carolina is Redskins country," which was met by this zinger:

Give the Redskins credit; they didn't back down.

But, man, would they regret it. Quarterback Cam Newton and his five-touchdown day made sure of that.

Panthers 44, Redskins 16.

And, of course, the Panthers weren't about to let that earlier bit of trash talk slide.

Sorry, Kirk Cousins, but we do like that tweet.

Throw in the towel, this one's a wrap. Hopefully the Dallas Cowboys, Carolina's next opponent, know better than to poke the Panthers.

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Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, Washington Redskins

The 5-0 Carolina Panthers are one of the NFL's five undefeated teams, so you can't blame their fans for feeling a little cocky prideful.

That includes Panthers super fan and reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry, who used the Panthers' Week 6 victory over the Seahawks to troll NBA rival and Seattle native Nate Robinson:

Hey @naterobinson....look!!!! You see what I see????? A Panthers "W" = Thanks for the hospitality my man #keeppounding

A photo posted by Wardell Curry (@stephencurry30) on


Before you go calling Curry a bandwagon fan, know this: He grew up in Charlotte, is tight with Panthers QB Cam Newton and was a special guest of the team in Week 2 to beat their signature "Keep pounding" drum.

Oh, and his signature shoe reflected his Panthers passion: But give it to Robinson: He took the troll in stride, and didn't hide from being put on blast. Instead, he called out his team (and coach) for their subpar play before offering an intriguing solution to their struggles.


Hey, when your team beats your friend's team -- and is undefeated -- you hold all the bragging rights in any football discussion. Of course, if Robinson wants to pull out the NFL trump card, he could always bring up Super Bowl wins -- but that may lead to an NBA MVP conversation he probably wouldn't enjoy.

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NFL Week 2 questions

The NFL's second week has come and gone, and both Washingtons made big news. The D.C. version saw its team lose quarterback Robert Griffin III to an ankle injury -- but win in big fashion anyway behind Kirk Cousins. The team from the state of Washington, meanwhile, was stunned in a 30-21 loss to the Chargers, with cornerback Richard Sherman being called out by San Diego players. What do you make of the week's major storylines?

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