Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 12/9/12
All this week we’ve heard about the tremendous losing streak the Lions have had at Lambeau Field. December 15th, 1991 was the last time the Lions beat the Packers in Green Bay by a score of 21 to 17. Whats pretty remarkable though about that game is the fact that two of the longest tenured players for each team weren’t even playing and I’m talking about Jason Hanson for the Lions and Brett Favre for the Packers. Hanson, who was drafted by the Lions the following year was in his final season at Washington State where he was a former teammate of NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe. Meanwhile Favre was a rookie in the NFL but not for the Packers but for the Atlanta Falcons. It wasn’t until after the 1991 season that Packers general manager Ron Wolf would trade a first round pick to the Falcons for Favre. In that December 15th game though the Lions actually trailed at half time 10-7 when Chris Jacke hit a 23 yard field goal to give the Packers the lead. After both teams went scoreless in the t...
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