Washington and Wisconsin newspaper covers tell the story the day after the Seattle-Green Bay NFC championship game
Everybody's stunned after Sunday's epic Seahawks-Packers overtime clash at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. But for the Packers faithful in Wisconsin, it feels like a very bad dream; in the Pacific Northwest, the stun melts away to elation. (The left panel shows the cover of the Washington-based Olympian and on the right, Wisconsin's Stevens Point Journal.)
The Seattle Times (Wash.)
Do you believe in miracles? Russell Wison does!
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wis.)
The thousand-yard stare.
The News Tribune (Wash.)
If we had to pick one word to describe it as an impartial fan, "unreal" would probably be it.
The Janesville Gazette (Wis.)
Packers players and fans probably experienced some sleeplessness, too.
The Spokesman-Review (Wash.)
It's the same picture from the previous slide with Jermaine Kearse's game-winning overtime touchdown.
The Wisconsin State Journal (Wis.)
Who knew a Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan movie from 1993 would continue to shape sports headlines for decades to come?
Kitsap Sun (Wash.)
That's tough to argue against.
The Post-Crescent (Wis.)
"Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom"-style, while it was still beating.
Yakima Herald-Republic (Wash.)
Will anyone remember that Russell Wilson threw four interceptions in this game?
Green Bay Press Gazette (Wis.)
Notice the reference to the backbreaking 4th-and-26 play involving Eagles wideout Freddie Mitchell in the divisional round of the 2004 playoffs.
Screencap via greenbaypressgazette.com
The Daily News (Wash.)
An amazing comeback indeed. And a lesson learned for some Seahawks fans who left the game early.