The Detroit Lions decisively defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 27 to 17, on November 8, 1987.

Final

DAL

Cowboys

4-4-0

17

DET

Lions

2-6-0

27

Team

DAL

DET

1

0

10

2

10

0

3

0

7

4

7

10

Total

17

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DAL

DET

Lions

Eddie Murray 30-yard field goal

0

3

Lions

Rob Rubick 20-yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)

0

10

2nd quarter

DAL

DET

Cowboys

Timmy Newsome 1-yard run (Roger Ruzek kick)

7

10

Cowboys

Roger Ruzek 38-yard field goal

10

10

3rd quarter

DAL

DET

Lions

Garry James 2-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

10

17

4th quarter

DAL

DET

Cowboys

Timmy Newsome 24-yard run (Roger Ruzek kick)

17

17

Lions

Garry James 4-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

17

24

Lions

Eddie Murray 19-yard field goal

17

27