On This Date 1/8/1994
In their first playoff appearance in 11 years, the Green Bay Packers stunned the Detroit Lions 28-24 at the Pontiac Silverdome. The Lions beat the Packers 30-20 with the NFC Central on the line. The Lions were in control most of the game as Barry Sanders rushed for 169 yards. However, Brett Favre, in his playoff debut, had three touchdown passes, including a 40-yard pass to Sterling Sharpe with 55 seconds left to win the game.