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M.D. Jennings: No lessons learned from Packers' loss

Green Bay Packers safety M.D. Jennings became a household name overnight simply for being on the losing end of one of the craziest plays in NFL history.

Jennings believed he had sole possession of the game-ending interception in the Packers' shocking Monday night loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Most of civilization agreed. Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate does, too, even if he won't admit it. The replacement officials had a different take.

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Was there anything Jennings can take with him from the experience?

"It's tough to learn something from that situation," Jennings said on Wednesday, via the Green Bay Press-Gazette. "You can second-guess yourself, thinking catch it or bat it down. But I just had to go with my instincts, and that was to go up and try to make a play on the ball."

Jennings said the initial ruling on the field didn't discourage him much, because he was sure it would be overturned upon review. Jennings, like the rest of America, was stunned by what happened next.

"I was real shocked at that point," he said of the decision to uphold Tate's TD. "I couldn't believe it."

Jennings could retire today and always be remembered by true NFL fans. We doubt he's thilled with that unconquerable reality.

Follow Dan Hanzus on Twitter @danhanzus.

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