Posted September 09, 2012 on AP on Fox

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 25: Head Coach Jeff Fisher of the Tennessee Titans looks on as the Titans trail the San Diego Chargers on December 25, 2009 at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rex Brown/Getty Images)
Jeff Fisher hoped his St. Louis Rams could hold Detroit's powerful offense to field goals. They did a pretty good job of that - until the final quarter. Matthew Stafford threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Smith with 10 seconds left, lifting the Lions to a 27-23 victory over the Rams on Sunday. St. Louis intercepted Stafford three times in the first half - returning one for a touchdown - and took the lead on a late field goal, but there was still too much time left for Detroit. The Lions went 80 yards in 1:45 to win it. ''We gave ourselves a chance to stay in the game and win it at the end,'' said Fisher, back in coaching after a one-year hiatus following his departure from the Tennessee Titans. ''I think we got better as a team today.'' Sam Bradford directed a go-ahead drive that set up Greg Zuerlein's 46-yard field goal and put the Rams ahead 23-20 with 1:55 left, but they could not stop Stafford at the end after slowing him down for much of the game. St. Louis was also s...
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