Fan returns NFC Championship ball to Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse

The fan who caught Kearse's game-winning touchdown ball at the NFC Championship met with Kearse at the Seahawks' practice facility Friday afternoon and traded Kearse the ball for a signed game-worn jersey, according to Seattle's KIRO-TV.

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Initially, fan Scott Shelton wanted to keep the ball for his young son but changed his mind after talking to Kearse.

On the final play of last Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers, Russell Wilson hit Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown in overtime.

After catching the ball, Kearse launched it as his teammates mobbed him. It bounced four times – into the hands of Shelton.

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