Game Day Countdown: Trivia Time

With just two days to go until Opening Day, Packer fans are anticipating the memories that will be made as their team officially opens the refurbished Lambeau Field. Here's a trivia trip down memory lane, recalling past Lambeau Field openers.<P>

1. Who suffered a broken leg in a sideline collision in his Packer debut in the 1971 Opener at Lambeau Field?

A. John Brockington

B. Dan Devine

C. Chester Marcol

D. Scott Hunter

2. Who intercepted Jim Plunkett's pass on the second play of the 1976 season (vs. San Francisco at Lambeau Field) and returned it 15 yards for the only touchdown of his nine-year Packer career?

A. Johnnie Gray

B. Willie Buchanon

C. Mike C. McCoy

D. Steve Luke

3. Who scored the first of his 820 Packer points in Green Bay's 23-21 loss to Tampa Bay in the 1989 opener?

A. Brent Fullwood

B. Sterling Sharpe

C. Chris Jacke

D. Max Zendejas

4. Who was the Packers' starting quarterback in their 1990 Opening Day win over the Los Angeles Rams at Lambeau Field?

A. Don Majkowski

B. Anthony Dilweg

C. Randy Wright

D. Blair Kiel

5. Who snared 12 passes – a team record for running backs - in the Packers' 23-20 overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings in the 1992 opener?

A. Vince Workman

B. Harry Sydney

C. Edgar Bennett

D. Darrell Thompson

6. Which team christened its new era with a 17-14 win over the Packers in the 1995 opener at Lambeau Field?

A. Oakland Raiders

B. St. Louis Rams

C. Cleveland Browns

D. Carolina Panthers

7. Who followed up his three touchdowns in GB's 34-3 win at Tampa Bay in the 1996 road opener with his first Lambeau Field TD as the Packers opened the home campaign with a 42-10 shellacking of the San Diego Chargers? A. Bill Schroeder

B. Mark Chumura

C. Keith Jackson

D. Don Beebe

ANSWERS 1. D, Dan Devine. Was the fact that the man who was entrusted with so much power suffered a broken leg in his first game _ a 42-40 loss to the New York Giants .

2. A, Johnnie Gray. The interception return by the future Packer Hall-of-Famer for a touchdown didn't help as Plunkett and the 49ers beat the Packers 26-14 at Lambeau Field.

3. C, Chris Jacke. In his first game as a Packer, Jacke kicked three extra-points months after being drafted in the sixth round. Jacke would go on to score 817 more points and currently ranks second on the club's all-time points list.

4. B, Anthony Dilweg. Because Don Majkowski had ended his holdout the week of the Opener, Lindy Infante designated Anthony Dilweg as the starter. Dilweg had the game of his life in his first career start. The Duke product completed 20 of 32 passes for 248 yards and three touchdowns as the Packers cruised to a 36-24 victory. Dilweg started next week's 31-13 loss to the Bears before Majkowski regained his job.

5. A, Vince Workman. "Pookie," who currently works in the Packers' front office, had one of his most productive days although the Vikings dampened the debut of the Wolf-Holmgren era. Along with Workman's dozen catches, he compiled 50 receiving yards and led the Packers with 89 rushing yards.

6. B, St. Louis Rams. After relocating from Los Angeles, the Rams played their first game with a St. Louis prefix in Lambeau Field. The Rams shocked the Packers 17-14. That would be the Packers last home loss until Minnesota beat them on a miserable Monday night in 1998.

7. C, Keith Jackson. He didn't take long to make a splash in Green Bay after the initially-reluctant free agent tight end finally succumbed to the salemanship of Mike Holmgren and Ron Wolf . Jackson's 10 regular-season TDs led the team in 1996.

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