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    Netizens rushed online to offer up their explanations, ranging from the outlandish to more reasonable, after spying a mysterious flying object hovering over New Jersey's MetLife Stadium Monday night which brought traffic to a halt.

    Garden State motorists and social media users alike were abuzz with excitement on Monday night after a mystifying object was spotted in New Jersey hovering in the sky above Metlife Stadium, home to the New York Giants. The sight clogged up traffic as drivers stopped and angled for a better view, while footage of the craft went viral on social media, racking up millions of views on TikTok and Twitter.

    A video of the aircraft suspended above the New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh Steelers football game at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium Monday night, according to Jalopnik, had the public completely stumped.

    Some went online to voice their excitement at witnessing what they believed was a UFO.

    ​Even after it was pointed out that the craft was in fact a Goodyear blimp, some netizens were still brimming with conspiracy theories.

    ​Others on Twitter were much more down-to-earth about the sighting.

    ​Other social media users joked that considering what 2020 had brought, the UFO sighting was hardly surprising, given the current state of things with the health crisis amid the raging coronavirus pandemic.

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