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01/20/2014 07:58 pm ET | Updated Jan 25, 2014

13 Must-See GIFs From Seahawks-49ers NFC Championship Classic

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If future historians ever discover that an NFL football game immediately preceded the Richard Sherman Event they will find that the Seattle Seahawks' cornerback had a good reason to be so emotional: The NFC Championship Game contested on Jan. 19, 2014 between Sherman's Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers was a thrilling, back-and-forth NFL classic. At turns brutal and beautiful, the title tilt was compelling from the first offensive snap right through the final minute when Sherman used his awareness and athleticism to seal his team's spot in Super Bowl XLVIII.

From Marshawn Lynch's "Beast Mode" touchdown run and Colin Kaepernick's jaw-dropping jump pass touchdown to Erin Andrews' reaction to Sherman's post-game rant, here are the 13 GIFs you need to see from the Seahawks' 23-17 win over the 49ers.

WATCH: Russell Wilson Fumbled On First Play

Share photos on twitter with Twitpic (GIF via @shamburger1)

LOOK: Fans In Lime Suits Were Still Happy

Nice lime green suit! on Twitpic (GIF via @SBNationGIF)

WATCH: Wilson Channels 'Johnny Football'

GIF: Russell Wilson with an unreal scramble and throw: on Twitpic(GIF via @BuzzFeedSports)

WATCH: Marshawn Lynch 40-Yard Touchdown Run

GIF: Marshawn Lynch with a 40-yard touchdown run. on Twitpic(GIF via @BuzzFeedSports)

WATCH: Lynch's "Business Casual" Touchdown Celebration


(GIF via @stankey)

WATCH: Golden Tate Could Not Taste The Rainbow

Doug Baldwin: not an ELITE Skittle receiver on Twitpic (GIF via @xmasape)

WATCH: Novarro Bowman Suffered A Gruesome Injury On Controversial Fumble

Knees don't bend that way. on Twitpic(GIF via @SBNationGIF)

WATCH: Jim Harbaugh Is Not Happy

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WATCH: Colin Kaepernick's Jump Pass Touchdown Was Powerful Magic

PEW PEW PEW KAEPLASER http://www.sbnation.com/c/210940891 on Twitpic (GIF via @SBNation)

WATCH: Wilson Finds Jermaine Kearse For Go-Ahead Touchdown


(GIF via @gifdsports)

WATCH: Richard Sherman's Acrobatic Deflection Sets Up Win-Sealing Interception

The Seattle Seahawks remarkable game-winning interception: on Twitpic (GIF via @BuzzFeedSports)

WATCH: Pete Carroll Is Strutting To New Jersey

SUPER STRUT  on Twitpic (GIF via @xmasape)

WATCH: Erin Andrews Reacting To Richard Sherman


(GIF via @Jessica_J)

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story misidentified Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate as Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin. It is entirely possible that Baldwin could have successfully caught those Skittles.

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