Because what I saw out there was a team that played poorly enough to go behind early, mostly as a result of a plethora of self-inflicted penalties.
And then that same team cleaned it up in the fourth quarter and rallied in all three phases to pull out an improbable win.
This isn't a formula for consistent success by any means, but the Lions will take it on this day, as they improve to 2-3 in an overtime thriller.
But lots of things had to work to get the Lions to this point, and lots of things had to not work to get them down in the first place.
The Lions' season is still alive, but let's take a look at how they can keep it that way.