Lions edge Chargers on game winning field goal


(Los Angeles, CA)  --  The Lions escaped Los Angeles with a victory thanks to a game-winning field goal.  

Riley Patterson nailed a 41-yarder to give Detroit a 41-38 win over the Chargers at SoFi Stadium.  

Jared Goff threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, while Amon-Ra St. Brown exploded for 156 receiving yards and a score.  

David Montgomery carried the ball 12 times for 116 yards and a TD and Jahmyr Gibbs had 77 rushing yards to go with a pair of scores.  

Detroit has won back-to-back games and is first in the NFC North at 7-and-2.  

Justin Herbert threw for 323 yards, four touchdowns and an interception.  

Keenan Allen erupted for 175 receiving yards and two scores as LA fell to 4-and-5.

— with files from MetroSource