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Lions edge Rams, break decades-long playoff win drought – One America News Network

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January 15, 2024 – 12:45 AM EST

Footballs and a Detroit Lions helmet before a 2024 NFC wild card game between the Lions and Los Angeles Rams at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports
Footballs and a Detroit Lions helmet before a 2024 NFC wild card game between the Lions and Los Angeles Rams at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports

Jared Goff passed for 277 yards and a touchdown as the host Detroit Lions won their first postseason game in over 30 years by holding off the Los Angeles Rams, 24-23, on Sunday night.

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David Montgomery and Jahmyr Gibbs rushed for touchdowns for the NFC North Division winners in their opening-round victory. Amon-Ra St. Brown caught seven passes for 110 yards for the Lions, whose last playoff win came on Jan. 5, 1992, against Dallas.

“Just really proud of him and what he means to us,” Detroit coach Dan Campbell said of Goff. “He’s one of the reasons that we won this division and he’s another reason why we just won our first playoff game here in 30 years. What a stud.”

The Lions (13-5) will host the winner of Monday’s Philadelphia-Tampa Bay game in the conference semifinals next weekend.

Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford, playing in Detroit for the first time since the Lions traded him in March 2021, passed for 367 yards and two touchdowns. Puka Nacua caught nine passes for 181 yards and a touchdown for the Rams (10-8). Kyren Williams added 61 yards on…



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