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The Detroit Lions won Week 2 of the 2022 NFL season for the first time in their last 24 regular-season games.
According to ESPN’s Eric Woodyard, the Lions are the Washington Commander’s 2.5-point home favorite, the most they’ve been since 2020. Favored for the first time since the Nov. 22 away game against the Carolina Panthers.
Detroit lost that game 20-0, setting the stage for a 24-game streak as the underdog, the most so far The longest winning streak in the NFL to date.
Lions near major upset in Week 1, losing 38-35 to NFC-winner Philadelphia Eagles East.
Detroit trails 38-21 in the fourth quarter, but manages to cut it in Philadelphia End the game before three points. Running back D’Andre Swift is the undisputed star of the Lions, rushing for 144 yards and reaching , while also caught three passes for 31 yards. Meanwhile, the commanders trailed with a from-back, 28-22 home win over the Jacksonville Jaguars team. Washington trails 22-14 in the fourth quarter, but 49 – Carson Wentz passes to Terry Terry McLaurin’s touchdown pass cut the lead to two, and Wentz then went on a 24-yard touchdown pass to rookie wide receiver Jahan Dotson in two minutes. Let the commander always lead. In his first game as Washington’s starting quarterback, Wentz made some mistakes — he made two interceptions — but with 313 yards and four touchdowns, the good far outweighed the bad.
Commanders may need another big game from Wentz to beat a swiftly improvised Lions team under head coach Dan under the leadership of Campbell.