But it's the Lions so that's not how it went down. The time out cascaded into a series of missteps and bad luck that made a game that should have ended in an easy win actually end in a nail-biting tie.
Same Old Lions, fans said, shaking their heads.
But what are the biggest SOL moments in Lions history? Jamie and Stoney on 97.1 The Ticket came up with a ranking.
"It has to be self-inflicted," Jamie Samuelsen said of the rules. And there was no shortage of options. It seemed like they could have taken calls on the subject all day.