Lions beat Bears in thrilling comeback
The Lions triumphed in a thrilling comeback victory Sunday over the Chicago Bears at Ford Field, 31-26.
Why it matters: Detroit is now 8-2 for the first time since 1962.
- They're in first place in the NFC North.
What happened: The Lions prevailed despite a poor overall performance for most of the game.
- QB Jared Goff threw three interceptions and the defense struggled to contain Bears QB Justin Fields, who ran for 104 yards and passed for 169.
Yes, but: Detroit never gave up. Trailing 26-14 with about four minutes left, the Lions kept their composure and rallied with the help of a roaring home crowd.
Details: David Montgomery scored the winning touchdown on a 1-yard run with 29 seconds left.
- On the ensuing Bears' possession, defensive end Aidan Hutchinson forced a fumble by Fields that resulted in a safety to secure Detroit's win.
What they're saying: Goff said the outcome was the sign of a good team.
- "We're a resilient group. We're tough, we have a lot a courage and we don't back down from anything," Goff said after the game.
What's next: The Lions host the Packers (4-6) in their annual Thanksgiving Day game at 12:30pm at Ford Field.
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