Crosby's the name in professional sports

Mason Crosby saved the day for the Green Bay Packers with two huge field goals but hockey fans weren't surprised. He shares a last name with Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins after all.

Green Bay Packers kicker comes in clutch reminding fans of his hockey counterpart

Green Bay Packers' Mason Crosby and Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby have two things in common. A last name and clutch status. (Getty Images)

When it comes to professional sports, sometimes it's all in the name.

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby successfully completedĀ a 51-yard field goal to help his teamĀ defeat the rallying Dallas Cowboys in the dying seconds of the game. Of course, this sent the nameĀ "Crosby"Ā flying around online and hockey fans weren't surprised at all.

They're usedĀ to having guys named Crosby come in clutch... on the ice that is.

The Pittsburgh Penguins even got in on the action...

... while other NHLers took the Cowboys' loss a little harder.


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