The Detroit Lions had just scored to take atwo-touchdown lead early in the second quarter on a snowy night Sunday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.
Maybeit would be the end of two long decades of road losses to the Packers.
Tony Scheffler was celebrating his touchdown with teammate Joique Bell. They looked as if they were pretending to shovel snow off of the Frozen Tundra.
What they really did was dig their own grave.
Thats how its going for the Lions this season. Theyve been finding ways to barely lose, and they continued that trend in a 27-20 defeat.
Scheffler and Bell were called for a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty for excessive demonstration. That forced the Lions to kick off from their 20-yard line.
Call it the beginning of the end. Call it bad karma. Call it stupidity.
The Packers ended up starting the next drive at their 38, which led to a 49-yard field goal to help them get on track.
Less than five minutes later, the game really turned when Lions quarterback Matthew S...