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Amon-Ra St. Brown makes Commanders cuss, Detroit Lions shine in win

Momentum was floating after the Detroit Lions’ scorching begin, and as Amon-Ra St. Brown took a handoff from Jared Goff on an end-around within the third quarter of Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Washington Commanders, St. Brown heard a refrain he has made foes utter extra occasions than he can rely.

“Nobody even knew I had the ball,” St. Brown mentioned. “I do not even suppose the security that was taking a look at me knew I had the ball, and all I hear from the protection is, ‘Oh shit,’ from everybody. And I knew — I knew at that time it was going to be an enormous play.”

St. Brown broke a 58-yard run one play after a Commanders landing to arrange a sigh-of-relief rating by D’Andre Swift; the second-year receiver delivered a number of extra massive performs Sunday because the Lions survived a second-half scare to beat Washington, 36-27, at Ford Area.

Detroit Lions receivers DJ Chark, left, and Amon-Ra St. Brown, right, celebrate Brown's touchdown catch against Washington Commanders cornerback William Jackson III (3) during the first half at Ford Field, Sept.  18, 2022.

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St. Brown caught 9 passes for 116 yards and scored the game-clinching landing — his second of the day — with seven minutes to play.

He tied an NFL document with a minimum of eight catches in his eighth straight sport. courting again to final season, and his heroics from him and the play of a number of different Lions — position gamers and stars alike — helped the workforce keep away from an 0-2 begin for the third straight yr.

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