Week 4 in the NFC had comebacks, close games, blow outs and upsets. Road teams went 4-3 this past week with Monday Night Football still yet to be played.
Lions Beat The Packers in Lambeau
The Detroit Lions defeat the Green Bay Packers in Lambeau for the second straight year on Thursday, with a final score of 34-20
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— Detroit Lions (@Lions) September 29, 2023
They look to continue this momentum going as they host the Bryce Young and the Carolina Panthers.
The Bears Blew A 21 Point Lead
The Chicago Bears held a 21-point lead with 4:11 to go in the third quarter. However, this would be in vein as they would end up losing 31-28. Justin Fields finished with 360 yards, four touchdowns and one interception.
The catalyst for the Bears’ collapse was giving up a touchdown late in the third quarter to Brandon Johnson which was followed up by another touchdown from Courtland Sutton. The Broncos’ finishing move was a 35-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Jonathan Cooper.
The Bears have a short week to recover. They face the Washington Commanders on the road for Thursday Night Football.
Eagles Win Another Close Gave In OT
The Philadelphia Eagles squeaked past the Washington Commanders with an overtime field goal to remain undefeated.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) October 1, 2023
This game saw both quarterbacks put up over 300 yards of offense. Sam Howell finished with 290 passing yards, 40 rushing yards and a touchdown. Meanwhile Jalen Hurts finished with 319 yards passing, 34 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Over half of Hurts’ passing yards went to wide receiver A.J. Brown. Brown finished with 175 receiving yards and both of Hurts’ passing touchdowns.
The Eagles travel to Los Angeles to play the Rams on Sunday.
Dallas Played Like America’s Team
After the loss to the Cardinals last week, the Dallas Cowboys took out their frustration out on the New England Patriots, 38-3.
The Dallas defense proved why there one of the most feared units in the league. They came up with three defensive touchdowns. Most notably, DaRon Bland had a 54 yard pick six to make it 28-6 at the half. He finished with two interceptions on the day. Leighton Vander Esch scored an 11-yard fumble returned which was forced by former Gator Dante Fowler Jr..
Dallas will be playing in prime time next Sunday. They Travel to Santa Clara to face the 49ers on Sunday Night Football.