Blast From The Past: Remembering The Packers And Lions 1994 Wildcard Thriller

October 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Over 16 long years ago, the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions actually played in the NFL playoffs.
That isn't a typo, the Detroit Lions have been to the NFL playoffs,
But considering the Lions are an awful 3-40 in their last 43 games, and have a 0-16 season firmly under their belts, I don't blame you if it's hard to picture that scenario even that long ago. 
Nevertheless, the Lions and Packers engineered a playoff thriller in the Pontiac Silverdome on Jan. 8, 1994, and many remember it as a jumping-off point for a Packers team that would become one of the top NFC teams of the 1990's.
As the Packers and Lions face off again this weekend, let's take a look back at one of the signature games in the 159-game rivalry between the two teams.
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