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How the World has Changed Since the Last Detroit Lions Playoff Win

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The Detroit Lions are playing with confidence, finding ways to win and own first place in the NFC North. Yes, the Detroit Lions.

The Lions still have work to do to get to the playoffs, but the opportunity is there.

Here’s a look at how the world has changed since the last time the Lions won a playoff game.

It’s been a while.

The last time the Detroit Lions won a playoff game was January 5, 1992. The Lions beat the Cowboys 38 – 6 then lost to Washington 41 – 10 in the NFC Conference Championship.

Will the Lions win a playoff game this season? The jury is out. The New York Times lists “eight reasons the Lions won’t win a playoff game,” but Sports Illustrated feels a little more optimistic ranking the Lions as the sixth-best team in the NFL.

Here’s a look at some of the differences between then and now:

Grayflannelsuit.net shares the nation’s top movies, albums and singles from the week of January 5, 1992.

MOVIES

  1. Hook
  2. Father of the Bride
  3. The Prince of Tides
  4. Beauty and the Beast
  5. JFK

ALBUMS

  1. Nirvana Nevermind
  2. Garth Brooks Ropin’ the Wind
  3. Hammer Too Legit to Quit
  4. U2 Achtung Baby
  5. Michael Jackson Dangerous

SINGLES

  1. Michael Jackson Black or White
  2. Color Me Badd All 4 Love
  3. Mariah Carey Can’t Let Go
  4. Boyz II Men It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday
  5. Hammer 2 Legit 2 Quit

Super Bowl ads that aired that year:

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