EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – OCTOBER 29: A member of the New York Jets Flight Crew performs during the second half of the game against the Atlanta Falcons at MetLife Stadium on October 29, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)

Week 8 in the NFL definitely brought the excitement. After eight games were decided by at least 14 points in Week 7, this week’s schedule featured four games with a final margin of five points or less.

Aside from the actual results of the matchups, Week 8 also featured yet another unfortunately serious injury, a few more entertaining touchdown celebrations, and monsoon-like conditions in the games played in the northeast.

Everything that went on obviously translated into some great posts on Twitter. So who had the best NFL-related tweets from this week?

Zach Miller’s knee tries to run away from his body (*WARNING GRAPHIC*)

In a year filled with what seems like way too many gruesome injuries in the entire world of sports, Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller was the latest to go down with a possible career-altering injury on Sunday during the team’s loss to the New Orleans Saints. And to literally add insult to injury, the touchdown catch that Miller made while his knee exploded was overturned after an official review.

Everyone was sleepless in Seattle on Sunday

Heading into their Week 8 matchup with the Houston Texans, the Seattle Seahawks had only allowed a total of 35 combined points to their previous three opponents. But that was before rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson and the Texans’ recently explosive offense came to town.


Steelers pump iron after finding the end zone

From shooting dice to hide-and-seek, the Pittsburgh Steelers have taken full advantage of the NFL’s new celebration rules this season. After Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell crossed the goal line on Sunday against the Detroit Lions, he and the rest of his teammates unveiled their newest touchdown celebration and it didn’t disappoint.

Heavy rain impacts games played on the east coast

It’s beginning to be that time in the NFL season where the weather really starts to have a tremendous impact on the outcome of games. This week, four games in the tri-state area were played during a rain storm, which made for a whole lot of slipping and sliding.

About Adam Patrick

Adam has been covering the NFL for the last five years and his work has been published by a number of sports-related websites you may or may not have heard of including USA TODAY, SB Nation, and FanSided. In addition to writing for The Comeback, Adam is also the Co-Editor of The Viking Age. If you want to make him laugh, he's always in the mood for a good Manti Te'o joke.