Well ladies and gentlemen, it's that time of week again. The Detroit Lions win another thriller at Ford Field to wrap up their three-game home stand, this also extends their winning streak to three. With this win, Matthew Stafford and the Lions have 12 comeback wins. This is an elite quarterback making elite plays.

The comeback

Kirk Cousins drove the Redskins offense down the field twice towards the end of the 4th quarter to take the go ahead lead 17-13. Then, it was Matthew Stafford's turn. The Lions, still without their top three running backs, stepped up. So with 1:05 left on the clock, Stafford put the team on his back once again, and drove the Lions offense 75-yards for a game-winning touchdown from 18-yards out to Anquan Boldin, with 16 seconds left.

This also, should have more than likely never happened. The Lions had the lead, the whole game only to lose it. But, a win is a win, no matter how ugly.

The Defense

Once again, the Lions defense wasn't horrible, but there is still much to be improved. The unit gave up over 400 yards in total offense, with 300+ in passing. This was also a result of Darius Slay being injured. The star cornerback was sidelined during the second quarter of the game with an injured hamstring. This is a serious blow to the defense, and could prove to be costly in the coming week.

While the defensive secondary struggled, the front four for the Lions once again stepped up big to stop the running game of the Washington Redskins.

Granted, the Redskins were without their top running back, but still a great job nonetheless.

Looking forward

The Lions are sitting pretty at 4-3, but still in third place in the NFC North Division. They are also only 1.5 games out of first place with the once unbeaten Minnesota Vikings losing to the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Lions now travel to Houston where they will take on the Texans, who are without star DE JJ Watt. While the Lions are on a three game high, they must stay focused because after all, they are 1-2 in games away from Ford Field.

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