Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate caught a 51-yard touchdown pass to give his team a 7-0 first quarter lead.
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate was mauled on a punt return by Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman, but he instantly recovered from the pain and put the Lions in business.
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford threw a quick pass to Tate, who broke free and ran to the end zone for a 51-yard touchdown catch to give the Lions a 7-0 lead over the Cowboys.
The Lions were heavy underdogs in this game, but their defense has remained a force while the offense has gotten off to a fast start.
Here is a video from Vine of the Lions drawing first blood against the Cowboys.