Lions

Lions Lose To Ravens 18-16

View Comments
Defensive end Arthur Jones #97 of the Baltimore Ravens sacks quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions during the first half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Defensive end Arthur Jones #97 of the Baltimore Ravens sacks quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions during the first half at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions
Upcoming Games

Buy Lions Tickets Full Schedule
Lions Central
Buy Lions Tickets
Sun Oct.19
Home vs New Orleans Saints
findticketsbtn Lions Lose To Ravens 18 16
Sun Oct.26
Away vs Atlanta Falcons
findticketsbtn Lions Lose To Ravens 18 16
Sun Nov.9
Home vs Miami Dolphins
findticketsbtn Lions Lose To Ravens 18 16

By LARRY LAGE/AP Sports Writer

DETROIT (AP) – Justin Tucker’s career-long 61-yard field goal with 38 seconds left lifted the Baltimore Ravens to an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions in a Monday night matchup with major playoff implications.

Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam sealed the victory with an interception – Matthew Stafford’s third of the night.

Stafford threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Joseph Fauria with 2:21 left, putting Detroit ahead 16-15. But the Lions were unable to make a 2-point conversion and couldn’t prevent Baltimore from setting up its sensational kicker for his sixth field goal of the game and 33rd in a row.

The defending Super Bowl champion Ravens (8-6) are in control of an AFC wild card following their fourth straight win.

Detroit (7-7) has hurt its playoff chances by losing four of its last five.
(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

 
(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,325 other followers