Packers Lions 1990

Green Bay Packers quarterback Blair Kiel walks from the field after his final pass was intercepted by the Detroit Lions on Dec. 22, 1990. The Lions won 24-17.

Loss: Packers 17, Detroit Lions 24

Tenth coldest game in NFL history, fifth coldest in Packers history.

Date: Dec. 22, 1990

Temperature: 2 degrees

Stadium: Lambeau Field

Attendance: 46,700

Coach: Lindy Infante

Starting QB: Blair Kiel

Regular season record: 6-10-0, .375, 4th in NFC Central

Game notes: It was the only game started by Blair Kiel in a pretty miserable season. The rest of the season either Don Majkowski (4-4) or Anthony Dilweg (2-5) started at QB.

Kiel completed 20 of 36 pass attempts for 239 yards, a 1-yard rushing touchdown and an interception which cost them the game. Green Bay lost three fumbles; Detroit had two.

In his second season in the NFL, Barry Sanders rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown. The Packers only managed 80 yards rushing from six different players.


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