Lions fan reactions to Justin Tucker’s placement in Ravens loss
It never gets easier
Lions fans have been through it all, but fans of All-Star teams know things can always get worse, and they certainly made it in Detroit on Sunday.
The Lions appeared to have won a life-shattering victory over the trapped Ravens after Baltimore was forced to use his last time out after a six-yard sack in the third and 13th depths of his own territory. That left the Ravens with a fourth and 19 of their own 16 with 26 seconds on the clock.
Game over, isn’t it? Well, Lamar Jackson found Sammy Watkins for a 36 yard gain and you know what happened next. Justin Tucker kicked an NFL-record 66-yard field goal to win the game, breaking the old record by two full yards.
Even for fans of one of the few teams to endure a winless season, it’s an overwhelming way to lose a game. Dan Miller’s call to the Lions radio show was a perfect illustration of what it was.
And the fans in the stands had the same reaction. Videos from inside the stadium show the crowd building up as Tucker lines up for the kick and immediately deflates when officials give the signal that the kick is good.
Air was sucked out of the building so quickly that I’m surprised the roof didn’t collapse.
It’s amazing to see the range of emotions that fans had in these videos. Most of them are in complete shock, but in their own way. This first video is a case study of distraught sports fans. The guy in black is just in total disbelief. There is a man behind him, slumped in his seat, staring up at the ceiling. The woman in blue looks like she is about to throw up. And then there’s the woman in black who just hit the camera with a brooding thumbs down. The guy who takes the video manages to sum it up nicely, though.
“Lions fans, we knew this was going to happen. “
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