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RECAP: Lions vs. Rams

What happened: For the second straight week, a defensive back preserved a Detroit Lions come-from-behind victory.

Last week, it was a late interception by Darius Slay to beat Philadelphia after a Matt Prater field goal gave the Lions the lead.

Fast forward one week and safety Rafael Bush was the hero by intercepting Rams quarterback Case Keenum with just a minute left to preserve a 31-28 Lions win after Prater again gave them a lead late.

The win improves Detroit's record to 3-3 on the season.

Matthew Stafford threw four touchdown passes and had a 139.8 passer rating. His favorite target on the night was Golden Tate, who finished with eight catches for 165 yards and the game-tying 23-yard score late in the fourth quarter.

The Rams went three and out following the Tate touchdown, and Stafford was able to navigate the offense 44 yards in nine plays to set up the game-winning 34-yard Matt Prater field goal.

Bush made sure that score stuck from there.

QB dual: Rams quarterback Case Keenum was sensational for the Rams up until his last throw.

He completed 27 of 32 passes for 321 yards with three touchdowns and one rushing touchdown. His passer rating was 126.7, marking the sixth-straight contest the Lions have allowed an opposing quarterback to walk away with a rating above 100.0.

All together, quarterbacks playing at Ford Field Sunday completed 50-of-63 passes for 591 yards with eight total touchdowns.

Reworked O-line: Detroit's offensive line kept Stafford pretty clean for the most part, despite the fact they were missing starting right guard Larry Warford (hip).

The Lions moved second-year guard Laken Tomlinson over to the right side and started rookie Graham Glasgow at left guard.

Rams All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald recorded the only sack for the Rams late in the fourth quarter, and the Lions gave up just four total hits on Stafford over the course of 60 minutes.

Not bad against a very good Rams defensive front.

RB duo: The Lions entered the game with just Zach Zenner and Justin Forsett (signed earlier this week) healthy at running back with Theo Riddick (ankle) and Dwayne Washington (ankle) inactive.

Zenner finished with 58 yards on 14 carries (4.1 average). He also caught two passes for 19 yards.

Forsett had a rougher go of things, gaining just five yards on five carries. He dropped the only pass thrown his way.

The Lions stuck with the run all game, so give Zenner credit for making some nice plays on the ground and forcing Los Angeles respect the run.

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