Lions lose on last second field goal; Packers now in tie for NFC North lead
DETROIT - Dan Carpenter's 58-yard field goal with four seconds remaining propelled the Buffalo Bills to a 17-14 win over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field Sunday, dropping the Lions into a first place tie with the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North at 3-2.
Carpenter's game winner came fewer than 20 seconds after Lions kicker Alex Henery missed a 50 yard field goal that could have given the Lions the lead. Henery missed two other field goals on the afternoon.
Kyle Orton led a well-orchestrated Bills comeback, hitting Chris Gragg for a late touchdown to cut Detroit's lead to two, then handing off to Fred Jackson for a two-point conversion to tie the score.
The Lions were hit hard by injuries in the game, as Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush suffered ankle injuries and did not finish the game.
The Packers are back in action next Sunday in Miami against the Dolphins, who are coached by former Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin.