Who won the game between the Lions and the Falcons today?
Recap: Falcons Fall 23-22 to Lions on Last Second Touchdown. The Atlanta Falcons hosted the Detroit Lions Sunday afternoon in a battle of teams trying fight back in the right direction. The Falcons came into the game off of their first win of the season last week in Minnesota over the Vikings.
Why did the Lions let the Falcons score?
Detroit then answered with a game-winning drive capped off by a touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford to T.J. Hockenson. Stafford later admitted that the Lions wanted Gurley to score because they would have had no chance to win otherwise. If someone had just reminded Gurley not to.
What is the score of the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions game?
Matthew Stafford connected with T.J. Hockenson on an 11-yard touchdown pass as time expired and Matt Prater booted a 48-yard extra point to give Detroit an improbable 23-22 victory over Atlanta on Sunday. The Lions (3-3) won their second in a row — their first winning streak since early in the 2019 season.
How did the Lions beat the Falcons?
25, 2020: The Lions beat the Falcons 23-22 on a buzzer-beating touchdown catch by T.J. Hockenson. Detroit won last year’s meeting between these clubs in the final minute on a Hockenson touchdown catch.
Did the Atlanta Falcons win the football game today?
The Atlanta Falcons got the win today against the New York Jets in London with a career performance from Kyle Pitts.
How many times have the Falcons beat the Lions?
The following is a list of all regular season and postseason games played between the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions. The two teams have met each other 38 times, with the Atlanta Falcons winning 13 games and the Detroit Lions winning 25 games.
Why did the Falcons lose by scoring a touchdown?
All the Falcons had to do was run down the clock and kick a short field goal for the win. Instead, the Falcons scored a touchdown on accident. That left the Lions just enough time to march down the field and score the game-winning touchdown as the clock expired.
How did Atlanta lose by scoring a touchdown?
Atlanta Falcons blow a sure win in final minute when Todd Gurley scores a touchdown instead of running out the clock. The Atlanta Falcons lost to the Detroit Lions in shocking fashion on Sunday, thanks to a brutal mental mistake from running back Todd Gurley.
What Falcon means?
1 : any of various hawks trained for use in falconry especially : peregrine falcon —used technically only of a female — compare tiercel. 2 : any of various hawks (family Falconidae) that have long pointed wings, a long tail, and a notched beak and that usually inhabit open areas.
How did Todd Gurley do today?
Gurley lost a yard on his lone carry, adding two catches for 15 yards during Sunday’s 31-27 loss to Tampa Bay. Gurley collected 19 yards on six carries, adding two catches for 12 yards during Sunday’s 20-17 loss to the Chargers.
Why did the Falcons not score?
That’s because Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan told him in the huddle, just before the play. NFL Films footage shows Ryan reminding Gurley that the Falcons did not want to score because then they’d have to kick off to the Lions and give Detroit a chance to come back and win.