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New York Falls 26-17 to Lions - Recap

Detroit earned a 26-17 victory over New York on Friday in Preseason Week 1 action at Ford Field.

Detroit was a favorite by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 37.5.

Shaun Hill completed 11 of 18 pass attempts for 136 yards and 1 TD for the Lions in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Bilal Powell rushed for 14 yards for New York, while Mossis Madu added 12 yards. Greg McElroy threw for 145 yards for the Jets, while receivers Ben Obomanu and Clyde Gates had 59 and 39 yards respectively.

Detroit lost the offensive yardage battle to New York 329-322 yards in Friday's game. New York had more first downs as that total ended up 19-16.

New York lost the time of possession battle 31:24/28:36, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Detroit heads into a P2 battle against the Browns. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Jacksonville.