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The new, loosened rules on touchdown celebrations inspired plenty of end zone creativity this season, which we thought should be ... well, celebrated. So now, after 17 weeks and careful, studied deliberation, we present the winners of our inaugural NFL Celly Awards.
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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN ADAPTED CHOREOGRAPHY

The Detroit Lions breathed new life into an old standby, channeling the famed Radio City dancers for this holiday-season routine, "The Rockette Men"—and tearing zero hamstrings in the process.

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD: INTERNATIONAL DIVISION

Misguidedly pandering to the crowd at London's Twickenham Stadium (it's a rugby venue), the Vikings' Adam Thielen scored on an 18-yard pass on Oct. 29 and gave his best "Footie Ball Slide."

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

The Packers' Randall Cobb, Davante Adams and Jordy Nelson (from left) transported viewers to the icy tracks of St. Moritz in their rendition of "We're Bobsledding" after a score in Green Bay's 35--31 win over the Cowboys in October.

BEST PICTURE

It may have taken a little too much time to get the whole bit started, but the Kansas City Chiefs, in "A Potato Sack Race in Dallas," produced the most iconic celebratory photograph of the season in Week 9.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN GROUP DIRECTION

The Philadelphia Eagles, whose work this season also included "Hit by Pitch" and "Electric Slide," earned the top honor with this celebration from Week 12, "Bowling Pins All Fall Down."