Reggie Bush established the ground game, paving the way to a close win for the Lions over the Cowboys, 31-30, at home.
An exceptional performance for Matthew Stafford was capped by 33 completions out of 48 attempts for 488 yards passing, two touchdowns (1 pass, 1 rush) and two picks. Tony Romo gave his best effort to keep the Cowboys competitive, going 14 of 30 with 206 yards passing, three touchdowns and no interceptions.
Bush was a standout player for the Lions, rushing for 92 yards on 21 attempts with a touchdown in addition to eight receptions for 30 yards with one fumble. Calvin Johnson was a weapon for the offense, catching 14 balls for 329 yards with a touchdown and one fumble.
The Detroit defense gave up 62 yards rushing and 206 passing.
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant provided some spark with 72 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Wide receiver Terrance Williams also had a good game with 64 receiving yards and one touchdown.
The Lions head to Chicago next week to face off with the Bears (4-3) while the Cowboys will play host to the Vikings (1-5).
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