Lions crush Bills in presesaon finaleAug 30, 2013 - 2:31 AM Orchard Park, NY (Sports Network) - Kellen Moore and Shaun Hill each had a pair of touchdown passes as the Detroit Lions thumped the Buffalo Bills, 35-13, in the final preseason matchup for both squads.
Hill was 4-for-5 for 69 yards while Moore went 10-for-18 for 78 yards for the Lions, who went 3-1 in the preseason. Theo Riddick caught two passes, both for touchdowns, in the win.
The Lions, who went 4-12 last season, open up their 2013 campaign at home against Minnesota in a NFC North battle.
Thad Lewis had a touchdown pass while Matt Leinart was picked off twice and went just 3-for-10 for 11 yards for the Bills, who were 2-2 in the preseason.
Buffalo, which went 5-11 in 2012, starts its season at home against New England in an AFC East matchup.
Hill connected with Pat Edwards for an 8-yard score in the first quarter, and later hit Kris Durham on a 6-yard TD for a 14-0 lead after 15 minutes.
Joique Bell had a 23-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for a 21-0 lead, while Dustin Hopkins got the Bills on the board with a 38-yard field goal.
Riddick had touchdown catches of eight and four yards from Moore to give the Lions a 35-3 lead at the break.
Hopkins added a 36-yard field goal in the third, while Marcus Easley caught a 79-yard TD from Lewis in the fourth quarter to account for the final score.
- DETROIT: 35
Aug 29 10:10 PM
- Buffalo Touchdown - 79-yard pass from Thaddeus Lewis to Marcus Easley. (Dust
Lions 35, Bills 13 4th - 7:35Aug 29 9:54 PM
- DETROIT: 35
End of 3rd
Aug 29 9:33 PM
- Buffalo Field Goal - 36-yarder by Dustin Hopkins.
Lions 35, Bills 6 3rd - 9:06Aug 29 9:04 PM
- DETROIT: 35
Aug 29 8:41 PM
- Detroit Touchdown - 4-yard pass from Kellen Moore to Theo Riddick. (David Ak
Lions 35, Bills 3 2nd - 0:32Aug 29 8:40 PM
- Detroit Touchdown - 8-yard pass from Kellen Moore to Theo Riddick. (David Ak
Lions 28, Bills 3 2nd - 5:17Aug 29 8:24 PM
- Buffalo Field Goal - 38-yarder by Dustin Hopkins.
Lions 21, Bills 3 2nd - 8:05Aug 29 8:15 PM
- Detroit Touchdown - 23-yard run by Joique Bell. (David Akers kick)
Lions 21, Bills 0 2nd - 12:09Aug 29 8:07 PM
- DETROIT: 14
End of 1st
Aug 29 8:01 PM
- Detroit Touchdown - 6-yard pass from Shaun Hill to Kris Durham. (David Akers
Lions 14, Bills 0 1st - 1:18Aug 29 8:00 PM
- Detroit Touchdown - 8-yard pass from Shaun Hill to Patrick Edwards. (David A
Lions 7, Bills 0 1st - 8:06Aug 29 7:35 PM
- DETROIT: 0
1st Quarter - 15:00
Aug 29 7:09 PM
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