Matthew Stafford found Calvin Johnson 14 times and rushed for the game tying touchdown with 12 seconds left to help the Detroit Lions beat the Dallas Cowboys 31-30 at Ford Field yesterday afternoon.
The point after attempt gave the Lions the lead following Stafford’s one-yard TD run.
Johnson finished with a touchdown and 329 receiving yards, which is the second most all-time in a single game.
Stafford ended with the TD pass, two picks and 488 yards.
Reggie Bush rushed for a TD and 92 yards for Detroit, who improved to 5-and-3.
The Lions have their bye week up next.
Aaron Rodgers had a good night passing.
He was 24 of 29 for 285 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Green Bay Packers beat the Minnesota Vikings 44 to 31 at the Metrodome.
Micah Hyde returned a punt 93 yards for a touchdown and Eddie Lacy gained 94 yards on 29 carries.
Vikings rookie wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson set an NFL record with a 109-yard return on the opening kickoff and Adrian Peterson rushed for 60 yards and a touchdown for the Vikings (1-6).
Next week the Packers entertain the Chicago Bears for another Sunday Night game.
By: Mike Plourde – for great Lakes Radio Sports