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Top 20 Tweets About Aqib Talib's Idiotic Eye Poke in Broncos' Loss to Colts

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Over the years, I've come to believe that anytime the media spends a full week leading up to a Broncos game talking about how a loss to a certain opponent would be virtually impossible, Denver is damned likely to come up short.

That's what happened yesterday, when the Broncos' undefeated season came to an end when the under-performing Indianapolis Colts bested the D-town squad 27-24.

But another weak performance by Peyton Manning and an unexpectedly porous defense are getting less attention than would be the case otherwise thanks to cornerback Aqib Talib's bizarre decision to poke a Colts player in the eye as time was running out. all but eliminating any chance for Denver to make a last-chance comeback bid. (Another penalty afterward sealed the deal.)

Twitter exploded with Talib insults and jokes, with references aplenty to the Three Stooges and The Waterboy.

Check out our picks for the twenty most memorable below, interspersed with images from the game.

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