Packers-Lions: The facts

Packers-Lions series dates back to 1932

What: Packers vs. Lions/Portsmouth Spartans

When: 3:15 (CT) Sunday, Sept. 11

Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Mich.

All-time regular season: Packers lead 79-63-7

All-time postseason: 2-0, NFC Wild Card wins in 1993 (Silverdome) and 1994 (Lambeau Field)

Lions-Packers series: The two teams have played each other every year since 1932, when the Packers first met the Lions, then known at the Portsmouth (Ohio) Spartans.

The Packers have won 14 straight games over Detroit in Wisconsin.

Brett Favre, in 26 regular season games against Detroit, is 18-8 with an 87.4 passer rating.

Last meeting: Dec. 12, 2004 at Lambeau Field. Green Bay 16, Detroit 13.
Detroit built a 13-0 halftime lead behind Kevin Jones' 24-yard TD run. But Brett Favre led the Packers comeback. Following two Ryan Longwell field goals, Favre hit Donald Driver for a 23-yard TD and grabbed the victory when Longwell booted a 23-yard field goal with 2 seconds remaining.

Line: Lions by 3.

Next up: Cleveland Browns, at Lambeau Field, Sept. 18, 3:15 pm (CT)

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