Despite no moral victories in the NFL, Detroit Lions' narrow 20-19 loss against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium showcased their strength among the NFC's top teams.
Quarterback Jared Goff led Detroit on a 75-yard scoring drive in the final two minutes, connecting with Amon-Ra St. Brown for an 11-yard touchdown. However, a flagged two-point conversion attempt cost them the win.
Dallas was undefeated at AT&T Stadium this year (7-0) and had a substantial points lead over opponents. Detroit's defense limited them to 20 points below their home scoring average
Dallas' Home Dominance
Aidan Hutchinson's third sack in the game gave Detroit a chance to drive 89 yards and win the game with two minutes and 39 seconds left
Critical Defensive Stop
Goff completed 19 of 34 passes with a touchdown, two interceptions, and a 67.2 rating. He faced constant pressure from Dallas' front seven throughout the game.
Dallas' Dak Prescott was 26-of-38 passing for 345 yards with two touchdowns, one interception, and a 103.5 rating.
The Cowboys took the lead with a 92-yard touchdown pass from Prescott to Lamb, turning a potential safety into a 7-3 deficit for the Lions.