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Twitter erupts after refs rob Packers of win with awful penalty

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Just as it seemed the Green Bay Packers made a play to put away the game, a questionable roughing the passer penalty on Clay Matthews wiped away a win for the Packers.

With less than two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Minnesota trailed by eight points.

Cousins launched a deep ball that was picked off by Green Bay’s cornerback Jaire Alexander. Green Bay had the win, then it was all taken away when Matthew was flagged for roughing the passer.

Twitter immediately erupted after the play, with a flurry of fans and analysts blasting Matthews for this happening for the second consecutive week and debate over the call.