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The St Louis Rams could have just claimed the NFL's biggest award

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Week seven in this years NFL season has certainly been one to remember with a lot of momentous matches taking place.

History was made in Denver, losing streaks ended in Jacksonville and upsets happened around the country.

Despite all the focus being aimed at the Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning who last night broke the NFL record for career touchdown passes, there was a sheer moment of genius yesterday outside of Colorado.

There were upsets all around the league as the New York Jets almost pulled off a shocking victory over the New England Patriots, the Miami Dolphins defeated the Bears in Chicago and the San Diego Chargers lost at home to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Without doubt, the biggest upset came at the Edward Jones Dome where the St Louis Rams emerged victorious over the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks.

The previously 1-4 Rams defeated the Seahawks 28-26 and despite the obvious headline of the Seahawks losing, there were two plays in particular that had people talking.

One came late in the game with the Rams facing 4th & 3 in their own territory, they took a chance and it paid off.

Despite their very brave fake punt, the real genius of the Rams was seen in the 2nd quarter off of this incredible and revolutionary punt return.

Rams going for the award?

The Rams play on special teams was phenomenal and could be set to replace every other punt return in NFL history.

There have certainly been some great punt returns in the history of the game but Rams may have blown them all away on Sunday.

Many regard DeSean Jackson's punt return in his Philadelphia Eagles days as the greatest of all time and it is difficult to argue.

A fantastic run from Jackson particularly considering that he initially dropped the ball and turning that into a touchdown shows just why people think this is number one.

But the misdirection play from St Louis has arguably just stole the award for the greatest punt return in NFL history.

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