Lions Outscore Cowboys, 31-30

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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


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