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Recap - Lions Defeat Washington 30-27

Matthew Stafford scorched the Football Team defense for 3 TDs as Detroit defeated Washington 30-27 on Sunday at Ford Field.

Detroit was the ATS victor, as they covered the -2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 45.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Matthew Stafford completed 24 of 33 pass attempts for 276 yards and 3 TDs for the Lions in the win.

Antonio Gibson rushed for 45 yards for Washington, while Terry McLaurin added 27 yards. Alex Smith threw for 390 yards for the Football Team, while receivers Terry McLaurin and Logan Thomas had 95 and 66 yards respectively.

Detroit was outgained by Washington 464-372 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 34-21 by the Football Team.

Detroit lost the time of possession battle 35:43-24:17, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Football Team will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Cincinnati.