Things couldn’t have begun any better for the Detroit Lions Sunday facilitating the Dallas Cowboys at Ford Field.
Dallas bungled the ball away on the second play of the game, which was recouped by Lions linebacker Jarrad Davis. Detroit’s offense required only five plays from the Dallas 28-yard line to punch the ball at last zone and take a 7-0 lead on a running back Bo Scarbrough 5-yard touchdown run.
Shockingly for Detroit, that was about the main slip-up the Cowboys’ offense would make. The Cowboys piled on 509 all out yards of offense and scored 35 to escape Detroit with a 35-27 triumph. The misfortune is Detroit’s third straight, and their 6th in the last seven games. It drops them to 3-6-1 on the year.
Detroit had the ball late with an opportunity to tie the game with a touchdown and two-point transformation, yet couldn’t secretive a third and 26 at the Dallas 48-yard line with 2:07 left in the game. They had to punt the ball back to Dallas, and the Cowboys had the option to get a first down to run the check out from that point.
Lions quarterback Jeff Driskel was great beginning instead of Matthew Stafford. They kept the Lions in the game. They scored on a 2-yard run in the subsequent quarter and hit wide beneficiary Marvin Jones Jr. for touchdown goes of 11 and 25 yards, separately, in the subsequent half.
Driskel completed 15-of-26 going for 209 yards with two touchdowns and no capture attempts. They had a 109.3 passer rating. They additionally hurried multiple times for 51 yards.
Prescott was very noteworthy for the Cowboys. They finished 29 of their 46 goes for 444 yards with three touchdowns, no capture attempts and a passer rating of 116.6.
For a subsequent straight game, Detroit’s guard was really great against the run. Detroit held Dallas to only 75 all out yards on the ground. Double cross NFL driving rusher, Ezekiel Elliott, completed with 45 yards on 16 conveys (2.8 normal) with one touchdown.
A week ago, Chicago totaled only 81 yards on the ground (3.4 normal), with David Montgomery driving the route with 60 yards.
Detroit entered the game positioned 26th in hurrying barrier, permitting 129.7 yards per game.
Another week and another enormous presentation for a restricting passer against Detroit’s guard. Prescott turns into the fifth straight quarterback to record at any rate a passer rating of 110.0 and three touchdown goes against the Lions.
That rundown incorporates Kirk Cousins (Minnesota), Daniel Jones (New York Giants), Derek Carr (Oakland), Mitchell Trubisky (Chicago) and now Prescott.
Detroit entered the game permitting 272.4 passing yards per game, which positioned 28th in the association.
Safety Tracy Walker missed the last two Lions games with knee damage and left Sunday in the principal half with knee damage. It’s vague if it’s a similar knee, however Walker was downsized to out in the second from last quarter. They was driving Detroit with six handles before leaving the game.
Fullback Nick Bawden additionally harmed their knee in the primary half and didn’t come back to the game.
Protective end Trey Flowers fell off the field limping a couple of times over the span of the game, and was spotted going to the storage space late in the second from last quarter. Blossoms returned to the challenge in the final quarter, however left the field again with the help of mentors late in the final quarter and never returned.
Kick returner Jamal Agnew was harmed halfway through the final quarter subsequent to being handled on a 29-yard the opening shot return. They limped off favoring their correct leg and didn’t return.
Focus Frank Ragnow additionally left the game with undisclosed damage in the final quarter and furthermore didn’t return. Graham Glasgow moved over from gatekeeper to focus to complete the game.