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Worth it for us, too.

Mike Daniels, DE, Green Bay

The Lambeau Leap never looked so … silly? After the 6-0, 294-pound rookie scooped up a fumble and rumbled 43 yards for a TD that helped the Packers beat the Lions, he went for a flying leap into the stands. He managed to get only halfway up the wall, hung there for a few seconds, and dropped down to earth.

“I was too tired,” Daniels said.

Cam Newton, QB, Carolina

The Panthers second-year quarterback had his best game of the season, but the highlight occurred as he was crossing the goal line to complete a 72-yard scoring run. He somersaulted into the end zone, and as his legs were in the air, he was nudged slightly by a Falcons defensive back. However, Newton rolled with the flow, landed smoothly on his back, and sprung to his feet. Of course, his “Superman” pose followed, and the Panther went on to upset the Falcons.

Newton thought he had clear sailing for a perfect somersault, but said he saw defenders closing in on him quickly as he approached the end zone and had to improvise.

Carolina Panthers

Even before the start of the Falcons-Panthers game in Charlotte, N.C., players and fans were flipping out after Carolina won its first coin flip of the season. Coming in, the Panthers were 0 for 13 on flips, including one in overtime.

Team captain Jordan Gross exalted at midfield, thrusting both arms into the air, at the result.

“I’ve never seen people cheering so loud for a coin toss,” Gross said, laughing.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, striker, Sweden

One of the great football scores in history. OK. So it was the other football (soccer), and it took place in Sweden about a month ago. Trust us.

In the first match at the country’s new national stadium in Stockholm, Zlatan Ibrahimovic produced a spectacular 30-yard overhead kick for a goal in an exhibition against England. YouTube replays were everywhere, showing the goal, followed by the 6-5, pony-tailed striker whipping off his shirt, thrusting a fist in the air, and running around the pitch as coaches, players and fans looked on dumbfounded.

The shot was remarkable: The English goalie moved out of the penalty area and headed the ball into the air. But as the ball was coming down, Ibrahimovic turned his back on the goalie, went airborne, and with his right foot slammed a shot that landed inside the near post. Gooooooal!

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