Lions beat Redskins to finally end their losing streak

Posted: 27th September 2009 by Lloyd Vance in NFL
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Calvin ôMegatronö Johnson and the Lions got their first win of the season against the Redskins and ended their 19-game losing streak For the first time since Dec. 23, 2007, the Detroit Lions can finally call themselves winners. In an upset special, the Lions led by rookie QB Matthew Stafford (21/36, 241 yards, 1 TD, and 0 INTs) scored a 19-14 victory over the Washington Redskins. The win ended their 19-game losing streak and ended any references to their NFL record low 0-16 season in 2008. Now, they (1-2) no longer have to worry about catching the infamous Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1976-1977, who lost an NFL record 26 games in a row. The poor Redskins- who will now be the answer to every punchline- were sloppy and played with no urgency. In the process, they also lost high-priced off-s ...

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