1:00 PM ET, December 19, 2010
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Detroit Lions erased some painful memories by ending the longest road losing streak in NFL history.Dave Rayner's third field goal, a 34-yarder with 9:51 left in overtime, gave Detroit a 23-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and stopped a three-year skid at 26 games on Sunday.
• For the first time since Week 8 of the 2007 season, the Lions won a road game, snapping their NFL-record 26-game road losing streak.
• Calvin Johnson caught 10 passes for 152 yards, becoming the first Lions player with double-digit receptions and 150 receiving yards since Roy Williams in 2006.
• The Lions have won consecutive games for the first time since a three-game win streak from Weeks 7-9 of the 2007 season.
• Tampa Bay lost three of four following a 4-1 stretch from Weeks 7-11.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Neither team had a turnover. ... The Lions averaged 6.5 yards per carry on the way to rushing for 181 yards ... Williams, who leads NFL rookies in reception yardage, finished with six catches for 96 yards.
TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 19: Safety Louis Delmas #26 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the game...(Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.6||6.3|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-5||0-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||02:06||Nate Burleson 10 Yd Pass From Drew Stanton (Dave Rayner Kick)||7||0|
|TD||12:29||Mike Williams 24 Yd Pass From Josh Freeman (Connor Barth Kick)||7||7|
|TD||03:41||LeGarrette Blount 39 Yd Run (Connor Barth Kick)||7||14|
|FG||00:55||Dave Rayner 41 Yd||10||14|
|TD||10:16||Maurice Morris 10 Yd Run (Dave Rayner Kick)||17||14|
|FG||08:51||Connor Barth 30 Yd||17||17|
|FG||01:39||Connor Barth 26 Yd||17||20|
|FG||00:00||Dave Rayner 28 Yd||20||20|
|FG||09:51||Dave Rayner 34 Yd||23||20|
The last time the Lions won on the road was October 28, 2007 at the Bears. The Red Sox won the 2007 World Series on that day. Also, the quarterback for the Lions was Jon Kitna. Kitna won vs the Redskins today vs the Redskins. The Redskins were QB'd by Rex Grossman today, who was a QB on the Bears team that Kitna beat that day.
ESPN Stats & Information
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