Cowboys vs Lions scores, highlights and results: Dallas beats Detroit

The Dallas Cowboys pulled off a 24-20 come-from-behind victory against the Detroit Lions through the 8-yard touchdown pass of Tony Romo to Terrance Williams with 2:32 left in the fourth quarter.

The Cowboys will advance to the NFC divisional round next week against Green Bay.

Romo completed 19 of 31 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns (all to Williams). He was poised to rally back his troops against the stingy defense of the Lions.

Matt Stafford completed 28 of 42 passes for 323 yards with one touchdown against an interception but the Lions failed to protect the lead, once at 20-7.

At Halftime


The Detroit Lions controlled the first half by posting 17-7 over the Dallas Cowboys in the AFC wildcard game.

Matthew Stafford has completed 17 of 2 passes for 191 yards and a touchdown to lead the Lions. Stafford has thrown for a 51-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate to start the game. The Lions pulled off a 62 yard, four plays for that touchdown.

As part of the receiving corpse of the Cowboys, Tate already has 76 yards and one touchdown, while Calvin Johnson added 38 yards in three receptions. Joique Bell and Reggie Bush have been playing well for the Lions. Bell has a total of 74 yards and Bush has 27 yards and a touchdown on the ground.

The Lions’ defense has been clamping on the offensive arsenals of the Cowboys, especially on containing DeMarco Murray who has only 30 yards in seven attempts.

Tony Romo delivered a game-changing 76 yard touchdown pass to Terrance Williams at 1:37 left in the second quarter to cut the deficit into seven. Romo played with poise in that 99 yards drive that resulted into a touchdown.

Williams has caught two times for 84 yards and a touchdown. On the other hand, Jason Witten has 41 yards in three receptions.

The Cowboys have only 80 yards before the drive that ended up a touchdown as the Lions have been dominating on the defense.

The Lions responded after the Cowboys touchdown through Matt Prater’s 39 yard field goal. Stafford has led the team inside 1:37 in the second for Prater’s field goal attempt.

Dallas Cowboys vs Detroit Lions scores and highlights will be available here after the game. Will the Cowboys be back in the game?

A registered nurse by profession, Michael is also a fresh IT graduate. His love for basketball pushes him to write. He is a basketball fanatic that helps him write about it. He is a passionate sports writer.

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