Detroit Lions survive Washington, 30-27, on Matt Prater's 59-yard bomb

DETROIT — D’Andre Swift made his first career start Sunday, and anyone who watched it had to be thinking: What took so long?Swift had a career-high 149 yards from scrimmage and keyed three scoring drives as the Detroit Lions snapped a two-game losing streak with an improbable 30-27 win over Washington at Ford Field.Swift ran for 81 yards on 16 carries, had another 68 receiving on five catches, and Matt Prater made the winning 59-yard field goal as time expired after the Lions let Washington claw its way back from a 21-point second-half deficit.Prater’s final kick came after the Lions were the …

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