Stafford, Lions Explain How They Continue To Thrive Under Pressure

7-2 lions!!!!!

CBS Detroit

By Ashley Dunkak
@AshleyDunkak

FORD FIELD (CBS DETROIT) – The Detroit Lions won another game in dramatic fashion Sunday, defeating the red-hot Miami Dolphins, 20-16, on a touchdown pass with 36 seconds remaining. Linebacker DeAndre Levy joked that the late-game drama nearly sent him into cardiac arrest, while wide receiver Calvin Johnson said with a smile that no one enjoys stress.

Quarterback Matthew Stafford had a more enthusiastic take on the crunch-time minutes.

“I just have a good time in them,” Stafford said, grinning. “It’s one of those unique situations in sports where everybody’s kind of backs against the wall, and it’s a total team thing. It’s not an individual thing. You’ve got to rely on everybody, and everybody stepped up. There’s no better feeling than when you come out of that drive successful, as a team, as an offense, so obviously you fight tooth and nail for that feeling.

“Obviously we’d…

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