Found October 27, 2013 on Pro Football Spot:
The road to .500 can be arduous but the Dallas Cowboys always seem to find a way to get there.After snatching defeat from the jaws of victory against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, the Cowboys were able to prove, yet again, why fans cannot and should not trust them.With just a minute and some change left in the 4th quarter in Detroit, the Cowboys led the Lions by six points.As the Lions started to drive the field, quarterback Matthew Stafford took advantage of the Cowboys weakened secondary and generous defensive position. The Cowboys chose to play prevent, and that may have prevented them from holding on to win.Get it? Ehh, moving on.The last drive for the Lions had its share of key plays but maybe none more important that the 22-yard completion from Stafford to Johnson. Without that completion, and Stafford’s quick thinking, the Lions would be left to sit and think about their four turnovers and inconsistent play.For Cowboys fans, this should have been Dallas’ reality. A win gives t...

VIDEO: Matthew Stafford and the Lions beat Cowboys on dramatic fake spike and leap over goal line

In what may be the most dramatic and wild finish to an NFL game this year happened yesterday afternoon between the Lions and Dallas Cowboys from Ford Field. Looking lethargic and beaten the Lions got the ball back with a minute two and no timeouts in their pocket Matthew Stafford led his team down field with the help of a 22-yard reception from Calvin Johnson (who came within 7 yards...

Matthew Stafford Mic’d Up During Lions Final Drive Against Cowboys

With only a minute and a pair of seconds left on the clock, Matthew Stafford and the Lions had a ton of turf in front of them. While things seemed bleek, they were able to pull out the win against the Dallas Cowboys in typical dramatic fashion. It’s always interesting to find out what’s going […]

Matthew Stafford mic'd up vs. Cowboys

Matthew Stafford's first 'wired for sound' was his gutsy last second game winning touchdown pass against the Cleveland Browns during his rookie season. 'The kind of thing that endears you to a city,' said Dan Miller, as Stafford went under center with a dislocated left shoulder. Miller's quote is one you should never forget, but just in case you did, Stafford...

Matthew Stafford game-winning TD (GIF)

The Detroit Lions defeated the Dallas Cowboys 31-30 on Sunday afternoon after Lions QB Matthew Stafford scored the game-winning touchdown.

Matt Stafford Guns Down Cowboys

Detroit QB Matthew Stafford blew up for a career-high 488 yards Sunday in a 31-30 win over Dallas.Fantasy Spin:He ran for the game-winning score on a brilliant fake with 12 seconds remaining. Stafford is now on pace to throw for 5,234 yards, which would be the third-highest single-season total in NFL history.

Johnson shows Dez how it's done

After Week 7, teams had scored 4,928 points this season and had combined for an average of over 46 points per game, both historical highs. In the 12 completed games in Week 8, with Monday Night Football yet to be played, the per-game scoring average was even higher at 49.4 points per game. The high was 75 points between the Packers and Vikings and the low was just 22 points between...

Johnson's 329-yard game leaves teammates amazed

Calvin Johnson doesn't spend much time trying to call attention to himself. Johnson's performance Sunday spoke loud and clear, of course. In a dazzling, 329-yard effort against the Dallas Cowboys, Johnson fell just 7 yards shy of the NFL's single-game receiving record - and as usual, he seemed to take everything in stride after Detroit's 31-30 victory. The 28-year...

GIF: Dez Bryant, Jason Whitten get into shouting match on sidelines

This sideline shouting match between Dez Bryant and Jason Whitten is brought to you by Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions.

Cris Carter’s Calvin Johnson hyperbole actually reasonable

ESPN “analyst” Cris Carter is known for his ridiculous hyperbole. However, his comments on Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson this morning actually were rather prescient. He pretty much predicted the huge breakout game to be had this afternoon. Calvin Johnson, or Megatron as the kids call him is great at football. But when you read Carter’s comments on Megatron you may ask yourself...

Johnson's big day leads Lions over Cowboys 31-30

Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions made the most of a few extra seconds. Johnson caught 14 passes for 329 yards, but like almost everyone else at Ford Field, he was a mere bystander when teammate Matthew Stafford lunged for a 1-yard touchdown with 12 seconds left to give the Lions a 31-30 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. ''Our team has been resilient through...

GIF: Calvin Johnson makes with leaping catch in double coverage

Tweet With Dez Bryant making this incredible catch earlier in the game Sunday, Lions Calvin Johnson wasn’t to be outdone and pulled down this amazing catch in double coverage: This is becoming customary for Johnson, who seems to make catches like this on a weekly basis. Though Bryant scored on a 50-yard catch and run to put the Cowboys...

Comparisons of Dez Bryant to Calvin Johnson Are Real and Deserved

As the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions set to face off for the second time since 2011, meaning it’s the second time we’ll see Calvin Johnson and Dez Bryant. The star wide receivers will face off yet again and this time, it may come with more fireworks. Back in 2011, Johnson had 8 catches for […]

Reggie Bush Calls Megatron The Greatest WR Ever

Calvin Johnson put on a clinic today against Dallas. Racking up 14 catches for 329 yards and a touchdown in a thrilling Lions victory. Megatron’s performance has everybody buzzing. Lions teammate Reggie Bush is one of them and his recent tweet is going to stir up a lot of debate. Calvin Johnson is the greatest receiver in the history of the NFL! #dropsthemic — Reggie Bush (@ReggieBush...

The Cowboys Are a Laboratory Of Losing

The Dallas Cowboys regained the ball following a Detroit turnover on downs with 1:24 left in the game on the Lions’ 31. Detroit had two timeouts, so all the Cowboys would need for a victory was a first down. According to Advanced NFL Stats, they had a win probability of 99 percent:They couldn’t get that, but worst of all, they gave the Lions the ball back after burning only 22...

Cowboys Had 99% Win Probability At Start Of Lions Final Drive

  So exactly how big was the Cowboys late game collapse against the Lions on Sunday afternoon? Here’s the numbers… The Cowboys quite literally had a 99% chance of winning the game late in the 4th after Stafford turned the ball over on downs with 1:33 left on the clock. Deadspin reported the following mathematical conundrum: After Stafford threw incomplete on 4th and 12 with...
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