Green Bay Packers star Josh Sitton has revealed how he and his teammates were left "jumping and screaming" after the Detroit Lions succumbed to a last-minute defeat against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday evening, reports NFL.com.
The 27-year-old left guard recently described Jim Schwartz's defensive front as "dirtbags" and "scumbags" after allegedly using a number of underhand tactics in recent games, and said that the Packers players took joy from seeing the Lions lose their last game.
"We were watching them and screaming," Sitton said of the Ravens. "(We were) cussing the coaches because they ran the ball on third-and-10. And we were like, 'Oh my god, that's such a long field goal.' And then we were jumping and screaming. Yeah, we were very happy.
"It was definitely fun to watch ... You focus on yourself and your games, but at this point in the season - and especially in our situation, where you need help - you can't help but watch the other games. It was definitely an exciting moment."
The defending Super Bowl champions moved a step closer towards having a shot at defending their title, after Justin Tucker's 61-yard field goal with 38 seconds left lifted the Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Lions, with major playoff implications.
Detroit (7-7) have now lost four of their last five matches, and drop to third place in the NFC North, behind the division-leading Chicago Bears and Green Bay.