Watch: An overturned interception turns into Lions touchdown

Sunday October 18th, 2015

The Detroit Lions took a 21–13 lead into halftime of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears after an interception call in the end zone was overturned and ruled a touchdown.

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford found wide receiver Golden Tate in the end zone for a quick two-yard pass, but Tate was unable to hold on to the ball. Bears linebacker Jonathan Anderson grabbed the batted ball in the end zone, which appeared to be an interception for a touchback. 

However, the play was reviewed and the call was overturned, giving the Lions a touchdown with just 51 seconds left in the first half.

The Lions ultimately won the game, 37–34, in overtime. The win was their first of the season.

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