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Turnaround: Matthew Stafford's 3 TD passes rallies Lions to 31-17 win over Browns

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    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is chased by Cleveland Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo in the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)The Associated Press

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    Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush (21) runs a pass reception 18 yards for a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)The Associated Press

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    Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria catches a 10-yard touchdown pass against Cleveland Browns strong safety T.J. Ward (43) in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)The Associated Press

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    Detroit Lions tight end Joseph Fauria celebrates after a 23-yard touchdown catch against the Cleveland Browns in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)The Associated Press

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    Detroit Lions wide receiver Kris Durham makes a catch for a first down over Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden in the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)The Associated Press

Matthew Stafford threw three of his four touchdown passes in the second half, rallying the Detroit Lions to a 31-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

The Lions (4-2) outscored the Browns 24-0 in the second half, sealing their win when Stafford hooked up with tight end Joseph Fauria with 2:01 left. Fauria caught three TD passes for the Lions, who played like a completely different team in the second half after being dominated up front and trailing 17-7 at half.

The Browns (3-3) had their chances at a comeback end when quarterback Brandon Weeden's baffling shovel pass with 4:36 left was intercepted by linebacker DeAndre Levy.

Lions running back Reggie Bush finished with 135 total yards, 121 in the second half.

Stafford finished 25 of 43 for 248 yards.

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