Lions Outscore Cowboys, 31-30

Automated InsightsOctober 27, 2013

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).


Cowboys Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
A- 91 T. Romo 14 30 206 3 0


Lions Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
A+ 99 M. Stafford 33 48 480 1 2


Cowboys Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
C- 71 J. Randle RB 14 26 1.9 0
- - L. Dunbar RB 5 16 3.2 0
- - P. Tanner RB 2 8 4.0 0


Lions Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A 97 R. Bush RB 21 92 4.4 1
B 85 J. Bell RB 4 32 8.0 1
A+ 99 M. Stafford QB 3 12 4.0 1


Cowboys Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 99 D. Bryant WR 3 72 24.0 2
B 86 T. Williams WR 2 64 32.0 1
C- 71 J. Randle RB 3 18 6.0 0


Lions Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 C. Johnson WR 14 329 23.5 1
C+ 77 K. Durham WR 4 54 13.5 0
C 76 B. Pettigrew TE 3 31 10.3 0