The Detroit Lions snuck past the Miami Dolphins with a thrilling come from behind victory. Detroit jumped out to an early 10 point lead, but Miami came back and put themselves in a position to win, only to have the Lions drive 74 yards for the go-ahead score with 29 seconds to go.
Turning Point: In a 10-6 game, the Lions lined up for a field goal attempt to put them up by a touchdown. Matt Prater's attempt was low, resulting in a blocked kick that the Dolphins returned to the Lions three yard line.
Ryan Tannehill hit Mike Wallace on a sweep play the very next snap, giving Miami the 13-10 lead.
Detroit took the lead for good on a Matt Stafford to Theo Riddick touchdown with 29 seconds left in the game.
Key Stat: Lions punter Sam Martin completed two pass attempts for 27 yards. His 118.8 passer rating was higher than both Matt Stafford and Ryan Tannehill.
Dolphins MVP: Ryan Tannehill - 25/34 for 195 yards and a touchdown
It wasn't Tannehill's best game, but he was once again efficient in bringing the Dolphins offense back.
Lions MVP: Calvin Johnson - seven catches, 113 yards and a touchdown
In his first game action in over a month, Johnson made his presence felt in a big way. Detroit's offense is only going to get better if Megatron is back and healthy.
The Lions head to Arizona for a battle for the top spot in the NFC, while the Dolphins host the Buffallo Bills on Thursday Night FootballBack to the Detroit Lions Newsfeed