Recall, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker set an NFL record, with a successful kick of 66 yards to defeat the Lions, 19-17, in Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season.
On Sunday, the Lions were sent home heartbroken again, as Vikings kicker Greg Joseph launched a 54-yard try that sailed through the uprights easily, to give the Vikings the 19-17 Week 5 victory.
The eerily similar fate of his team caused head coach Dan Campbell to wipe away tears when he addressed the media shortly after his team's fifth consecutive loss to start the regular season.
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“When you see your players give all that they have and you lose that way, it’s tough. You don’t want that for them, but we’ll be better for it," Campbell said. "And there again, credit Minnesota, but we made the one mistake that cost us. And so ultimately, we didn’t do enough to win. But, I was proud of them, and I love the fight that they have in them. And I love the grit.”
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