Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/16/12

Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson follows through on a 54-yard field goal against the St. Louis Rams in a pre-season game on August 29, 2005 at Ford Field, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
The Detroit Lions came back once again in the fourth quarter to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon. Trailing by 10 points on two different occasions in the final quarter, the Lions roared back to tie the game on a Jason Hanson field goal with three seconds to play. Hanson then kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime to give the Lions the improbable win.After Matthew Stafford’s one-yard touchdown run cut Philadelphia’s lead to 16-13, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick found receiver Jeremy Maclin for a 70-yard touchdown to give the Eagles a 23-13 lead.Stafford once again led Detroit on a touchdown drive finding receiver Nate Burleson for a 17-yard touchdown.As a result of kicking the game-tying and game-winning field goals, Hanson is this game's hero.For Philadelphia it was another turnover-happy game for Vick. He threw two more interceptions and lost a fumble. The fumble can be credited to miscommunication with his center as the ball was snapped before Vick was r...
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