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2016 Schedule
4-3, 3rd in NFC North
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Lions' winning touchdown was weeks in the making

Matthew Stafford capped Sunday's winning drive with an aggressive, and perfect, throw to Anquan Boldin on a play the Lions hadn't yet used in a game.

Is NFL lacking competitiveness? (1:46)
Vikings finally fall in exciting Week 7 (1:41)
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Tight window, 'awesome throw'

The Lions had been working on this play for a few weeks, but waited until the final seconds of their matchup against the Redskins to try it out. Hear Anquan Boldin talk about his game-winning touchdown catch. Listen: Field's-eye view

ESPN Stats and Information  

Lions QB Matthew Stafford had 3 completions on throws more than 10 yards downfield on the game-winning drive on Sunday. That's one more than he had the entire game prior to that drive.

Stafford is the heart and soul of the Lions (0:50)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Matthew Stafford has thrown five game-winning touchdowns in his career with 30 seconds or less remaining, including Sunday. That doesn't include his fake spike rushing touchdown to beat Dallas in 2013.

Redskins recognize correctable mistakes vs. Lions (0:40)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The goalposts at Ford Field are coming down temporarily. Why? A Luke Bryan concert at the stadium next weekend when the Lions will be in Houston.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Matthew Stafford started his fourth game-winning drive of the season right here on the turf. It's the type of play the Lions have come to expect from their star quarterback.

Boldin's late TD lifts Lions past Redskins (0:57)
Stafford: 'I found some playmakers on the outside' (0:38)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of NFL Week 7: three teams closed as home underdogs in the 1 p.m. ET games and all three won outright (Eagles +3 over Vikings, Lions +1 over Redskins, Dolphins +3 over Bills). For the season, home underdogs are 18-11-3 ATS (62.1 percent). Pittsburgh +7.5 is the last home 'dog this week.

Boldin's TD gives Lions the win (0:29)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Matthew Stafford did it again. The Detroit Lions quarterback led a come-from-behind win again Sunday to beat Washington, 20-17. This is commonplace for Stafford, who has led 24 game-winning drives in his career in the fourth quarter or overtime -- including all four Lions wins this season. He has been the leader and heartbeat this season.

Mike Sando ESPN Senior Writer 

Matthew Stafford and Kirk Cousins came into this game having combined for 62 TDs with 15 INTs, a 106.8 passer rating and 70.6 Total QBR since Week 9 of last season. They add two TDs with no picks today.

Cousins scrambles for 19-yard TD (0:17)

Team Stats

Passing Yards259.112th
Rushing Yards89.424th
Points For24.012th
Points Against24.321st

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