On This Date 11/22/1962

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The Detroit Lions beat the Green Bay Packers 26-14 in their annual Thanksgiving game at Tiger Stadium. The Packers came into the game at 10-0, while the Lions were 8-2 and battling for first place in the Western Conference. With Milt Plum leading the way, Detroit jumped out to a 26-0 lead as the Lions’ defense smothered Green Bay, sacking Bart Starr 11 times to hand them their only loss on the season.