The game went from unusual to kind of weird to very, very bizarre. Emotions ranged from desperation to elation and finally, for the Detroit Lions, complete exasperation.
This was just not normal for the NFL.
The Lions scored two touchdowns in the final 18 seconds of the fourth quarter, only to lose 44-41 Sunday to the Tennessee Titans on a failed quarterback sneak on fourth-and-inches in overtime.
Ive been around a lot of crazy games, Detroit coach Jim Schwartz said during his postgame news conference at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn. I dont know if Ive ever been around one like that.
The wacky day came down to a fourth-and-inches play inside the Tennessee 10-yard line.
Center Dominic Raiola snapped the ball before the rest of the Lions offensive line moved. Shaun Hill, who had replaced injured Matthew Stafford late in regulation, tried to get the first down on a quarterback sneak but got stopped for a loss.
The logical question: Why not kick a field goal to tie the score and c...