The Lions (3-0) have the league’s longest active winning streak at seven straight games, including the final four contests of last season. Heck, they even won all four of their preseason games.
Yes, the Lions, who hadn’t won in Minnesota since 1997.
“This is what I expect from this team,” defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh said.
Yes, the Lions, who haven’t started a season with three straight wins since 1980.
“It goes to show we’re not going to lay down. We saw in their first two games they got relaxed after they had a big lead. We felt if we started to put some points up we could get in their head if we continued to make plays,” said Johnson, whose Willie Mays-style over-the-shoulder 40-yard sideline catch with Cedric Griffin in tight coverage set up Hanson’s winner less than two minutes into extra time.
The Lions next game is October 2nd against the Dallas Cowboys.