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Detroit Lions defeat Chicago Bears in overtime to earn first win

Lance Moore #16 of the Detroit Lions celebrates

Lance Moore #16 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter touchdown against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on Oct.18, 2015, in Detroit. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Christian Petersen

DETROIT -- Matt Prater kicked a 27-yard field goal with 2:29 left in overtime, and the Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears 37-34 on Sunday for their first victory of the season.

Matthew Stafford heaved a 57-yard pass to Calvin Johnson to set up the kick for the Lions (1-5). Johnson finished with six receptions for 166 yards.

The Bears (2-4) had chances for a third straight comeback win.

Chicago's Robbie Gould kicked a 29-yard field goal as time expired in regulation. The tying score was set up by Darius Slay getting called for interference after Jay Cutler's 25- and 24-yard passes to Alshon Jeffery.

Stafford threw a go-ahead, 6-yard touchdown pass to a leaping Johnson in the end zone with 21 seconds left in the fourth following consecutive penalties.

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