The Lions’ m.o. is to start slowly and then turn it on late. They’ve done it again today in Philadelphia.
In a game that it looked like the Lions were going to throw away with penalties, Detroit has now forced overtime by scoring 17 points in the fourth quarter to make the score 23-23.
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford sleepwalked through the first three quarters but finally caught fire in the fourth.
The Eagles won the coin toss and will receive the opening kickoff.