Lions Spoil Chiefs’ Celebration Of Title By Rallying For Win In NFL’s Opener
Sep 7, 2023, 9:44 PM
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Jared Goff threw for 253 yards and a touchdown while new Lions running back David Montgomery reached the end zone for the go-ahead score with 5:05 left in the game.
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Detroit then held the Chiefs on the next possession to put the game away.
Kansas City had won eight straight openers while the Lions had lost their last five.
Detroit goes into Arrowhead Stadium and comes away with a season-opening victory.
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The Chiefs played without injured All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce and All-Pro defensive tackle Chris Jones, who is in a holdout.