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Amazing Comeback: Lions 34, Dallas 30

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Jason Witten #82 of the Dallas Cowboys pulls in a pass against Louis Delmas #26 of the Detroit Lions and  John Wendling #29 of the Detroit Lions at Cowboys Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Jason Witten #82 of the Dallas Cowboys pulls in a pass against Louis Delmas #26 of the Detroit Lions and John Wendling #29 of the Detroit Lions at Cowboys Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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ARLINGTON (WWJ/AP) – The Detroit Lions make a dramatic comeback beating the Dallas Cowboys 34-30 on Sunday.

As heard on 97.1 The Ticket – the Lions were down 27-3 at one point in the game, before beginning the rally that would give Detroit the victory on the road.

Matthew Stafford saw his defense start wiping out a 24-point deficit with interceptions returned for touchdowns on consecutive drives midway through the third quarter, then he and Calvin Johnson took over from there.

A week after turning a 20-point halftime deficit into an overtime win, the Lions provided further proof they’re a legitimate contender this season.

Detroit is 4-0 and has won an NFL-best eight straight games. This also was its franchise-record fifth straight road win, avenging a loss here last November that had been its NFL-record 26th straight road loss.

Tony Romo and the Cowboys (2-2) continued to show there’s no lead and no deficit too big for them. They blew a 14-point fourth-quarter lead for the first time in franchise history in the opener.

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