In hindsight it is really great that the refs allowed that one PI call against Keuchly. Ironic as hell considering what happened later. If they didn't make that call, Rivera might not have changed anything and we would have gone down the same path this year.
I don't think we are lucky. We are winning now because Rivera plays to win and not to lose. We were 2-14 in one score games because of Rivera. If he coached like this last year we would be 9-7 or 10-6 at a minimum.
Our record this year is an indication of a team that has made improvements and a coach that has made adjustments to his philosophy.
We are what we are. The Buffalo game gave Ron and the team the adversity needed to dig deep and change