This Day in Football: January 5

Detroit Lions, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

The Detroit Lions are 1-9 in their last 10 playoff games, but it was on this day in 1992 that the Lions notched their last playoff victory. What a victory it was, as Detroit quarterback Erik Kramer took advantage of Dallas’ commitment to stopping Barry Sanders.

Sanders was held to 69 yards rushing and one electrifying touchdown, but Kramer threw for 341 yards and three scores as the Lions blew out Aikman, Smith, Irvin and the ‘Boys, 38-6.

As Detroit gears up to end the 20-year drought, let’s show you its last playoff win as originally presented on “Inside the NFL”:

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