Detroit Lions hold on to beat Washington

Lions beat Red Skins 27 to 20

Author: Steve Garagiola, Local 4 Anchor/Reporter, @SteveGaragiola
Published On: Sep 22 2013 04:38:48 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 22 2013 06:34:20 PM EDT
DETROIT -

After 74 years of frustration and futility the Detroit Lions have won a road game against the Washington Redskins.

The Lions beat the Redskins 27-20.

Sunday afternoon, Matthew Stafford threw for 385 yards and two touchdowns, including the game winner to Calvin Johnson with 3:56 left in the 4th quarter.

Check out the play-by-play here.

The Lions beat the Washington Redskins on the road for the first time since 1939, a 21-game streak, the second longest in NFL history.

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