NFL Thanksgiving Games: Bills beat Lions to death; Cowboys and Vikings win | NFL

Tyler Bass made a decisive 45-yard field goal with two seconds left, lifting the Buffalo Bills to a 28-25 victory over the Detroit Lions Thursday for their second win in five days at Ford Field.

Josh Allen set up the game-winning kick by starting the drive with a 36-yard pass to Stefon Diggs and running twice for 12 yards before Bass’ game-winning kick.

Buffalo (8-3) has won two straight to lead Miami by half a game in the AFC East.

The Bills were back in Detroit after the NFL moved its previous home game against Cleveland to Ford Field due to a winter storm in Western New York. They had to work harder for the win Thursday than they did against the Browns.

Allen threw a five-yard touchdown pass to Diggs with 2:40 left to make it 25-22, but Bass missed the extra point. The Lions then converted to fourth-and-one from midfield with late Amon-Ra St Brown to set up Michael Badgley’s 51-yard equalizing field goal with 23 seconds left. Badgley had missed a 29-yard field goal late in the third and Jared Goff took a sack for a safety in the same quarter, and those mistakes proved costly.

Allen had a passing and rushing touchdown in the first half, going 24 of 42 for 253 yards to more than make up for his 11th interception of the season.

Detroit (4-7) missed an opportunity to win four straight games for the first time since 2016 and lost a franchise-record sixth straight game on Thanksgiving.

Goff was 23 of 37 for 240 yards with a one-yard touchdown pass to St Brown that made it 14-14 late in the first half, and a one-yard touchdown to DJ Chark who fired the Lions within three points early in the third quarter at 22-19.

New York Giants 20-28 Dallas Cowboys

Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes to tight end Dalton Schultz, Ezekiel Elliott ran for a score, and the Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants.

Rookie Peyton Hendershot ran for a two-yard TD before heading his other three tight ends into a giant red Salvation Army kettle for a Whack-A-Mole celebration.

The victory ended a three-game holiday losing streak for the Cowboys (8-3), who edged the Giants by one game in the NFC East while sweeping the season series.

Saquon Barkley was held 39 yards rushing with a one-yard touchdown behind a makeshift offensive line missing three starters to injury in the Giants’ third loss of the last four games (7-4).

Dallas, the NFL’s leader in inbound sacks, dropped Daniel Jones three times while limiting him to 14 rushing yards after running for first down seven times in the first meeting, a 23- 16 in Dallas.

New England Patriots 26-33 Minnesota Vikings

Kirk Cousins ​​threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns, the last of which was a go-ahead for Adam Thielen in the fourth quarter to push the Minnesota Vikings past the New England Patriots.

Justin Jefferson had 139 yards and one of Cousins’ touchdown passes, which delivered precisely the clutch performance the Vikings (9-2) needed to rebound from a blistering loss to Dallas. It gave rookie coach Kevin O’Connell a win over Bill Belichick, who drafted him to the Patriots in 2008.

Mac Jones threw for a career-high 382 yards and two scores to breathe life into a trailing offense for the Patriots (6-5), but they fizzled during the streak. Their fourth quarter included two punts at three and three, a turnover on tries at Minnesota 39 and a desperate last drive that came to nothing.

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