Justin Tucker's game-winning kick to beat Detroit Lions ignites fierce reactions

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Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker celebrates his winning field goal to defeat the Detroit Lions, 19-17, at Ford Field on Sept.26, 2021 in Detroit.
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Just when you think you've seen it all, the Detroit Lions (or their opponent) find a way to blow your mind, again.

This time, the culprit was Baltimore Ravens kicker, Justin Tucker who nails a NFL record 66-yard field goal as time expires to defeat the Lions 19-17. Just like Tom Dempsey of the New Orleans Saints in 1970, a NFL record game-winning kick beats the Lions.

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As expected, the reactions came in fast and furious.

Here's audio from the Lions radio broadcast on the longest field goal in NFL history.

Former Lions tweeted through the pain, almost like seeing scars be reopened once again.

From the scene of the crime

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