An exciting Ford Field showdown ends with the Lions winning 24-23.
Rams faced 3rd-and-14 after a crucial holding penalty, leading to a punt with 4:07 left in the tight fourth quarter.
Lions strategically managed the clock, Jared Goff's 11-yard completion to Amon-Ra St. Brown sealed the win after the 2-minute warning.
Despite the loss, Stafford's impressive stats: 25/36 passes, 367 yards, and two touchdowns.
Rookie Nacua sets a record with 181 receiving yards and one touchdown.
Game started with Lions' 7-0 lead; Rams responded with Brett Maher's 24-yard field goal, cutting the deficit in the first quarter.
Stafford's 50-yard touchdown to Nacua countered by Goff's 2-yard touchdown to LaPorta, extending Lions' lead to 21-10.
Rams closed the gap with a 38-yard touchdown pass from Stafford to Atwell, making it 21-17 at halftime.
In the third, Lions extended lead to 24-17 with Badgley's 54-yard field goal; Maher's 27-yard field goal kept Rams in the game.
Maher's 29-yard field goal in the fourth brought Rams within one, but limited-
timeouts and defensive needs hindered a comeback. Lions secured victory by taking a knee to run out the clock in the final moments.