The Detroit Lions squeaked out a win over the Dallas Cowboys, 27 to 24, on November 15, 1981.

Final

DAL

Cowboys

8-3-0

24

DET

Lions

5-6-0

27

Team

DAL

DET

1

7

0

2

10

7

3

0

10

4

7

10

Total

24

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DAL

DET

Cowboys

Drew Pearson 10-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

7

0

2nd quarter

DAL

DET

Cowboys

Rafael Septien 43-yard field goal

10

0

Cowboys

Drew Pearson 12-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

17

0

Lions

Billy Sims 3-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

17

7

3rd quarter

DAL

DET

Lions

Mark Nichols 6-yard pass from Eric Hipple (Eddie Murray kick)

17

14

Lions

Eddie Murray 37-yard field goal

17

17

4th quarter

DAL

DET

Cowboys

Jay Saldi 14-yard pass from Danny White (Rafael Septien kick)

24

17

Lions

Billy Sims 81-yard pass from Eric Hipple (Eddie Murray kick)

24

24

Lions

Eddie Murray 47-yard field goal

24

27