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Lions' Jared Goff leads thrilling comeback win, Cowboys and 49ers secure victories, Bills end losing streak, and other notable NFL results.
Jared Goff had a rough start but managed to lead the Detroit Lions to a thrilling comeback victory against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Despite throwing three interceptions, the Lions were able to secure a 31-26 win after being down 26-14 with just over four minutes left in the fourth quarter. Goff's mental fortitude and late-game performance were crucial in the Lions' victory, with coach Dan Campbell commending his ability to overcome early mistakes.
Goff's precise 32-yard touchdown pass to Jameson Williams initiated the rally, reducing the deficit to 26-21 with less than three minutes remaining. The Lions' defense forced a punt, allowing Goff to lead Detroit down the field for David Montgomery to score from one yard out and give his team a one-point lead. A successful two-point conversion extended the Lions' lead to 29-26, and the defense sealed the victory with a safety in the final seconds of the game.
In other NFL action on Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers secured comfortable wins, with the Cowboys routing the Carolina Panthers 33-10 and the 49ers solidifying their lead in the NFC West with a 27-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buffalo Bills also ended their two-game losing streak with a dominant 32-6 win over the New York Jets, led by Josh Allen's three touchdowns and 275 passing yards.
Other notable results include the Cleveland Browns securing a crucial 13-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Houston Texans defeating the Arizona Cardinals 21-16, and the Miami Dolphins narrowly beating the Las Vegas Raiders 20-13 despite star receiver Tyreek Hill leaving the game with a hand injury.
Overall, it was an eventful Sunday in the NFL, with several teams making significant strides in their postseason push. The performances of key players, including Goff, Prescott, Purdy, and Allen, were instrumental in their respective teams' victories.