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VIDEO: Watch Detroit Lions’ RIDICULOUS fake punt work vs. Cowboys

The Detroit Lions pulled off an amazing and ballsy fake punt against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night.

It’s been a while since the Detroit Lions pulled off a successful fake punt, but on Saturday night against the Dallas Cowboys, they pulled off one of the most ridiculous ones we’ve seen from special teams coordinator Dave Fipp.

Backed up at their own 27-yard line, the Lions sent a direct snap to linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin. But instead of the personal protector running it, he pulled up, eyed cornerback Khalil Dorsey, and dropped a nice-looking 31-yard pass for the big gain.

Take a look:

The play jump-started a struggling offense that quickly worked its way into a red zone opportunity. Unfortunately for Detroit, the Cowboys put up a big goal-line stand, forcing an incompletion on fourth-and-goal.

It’s disappointing that this amazing fake punt didn’t result in any points, but that doesn’t erase how awesome the play was.

The Lions and Cowboys went into halftime with Dallas holding a 7-3 lead.

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