The Great Lakes Showdown: Lions vs. Packers Game Info & History

When Do the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions Play Next?

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Are the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions Rivals?

Yes, the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions have a rivalry within the NFC North. Along with the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings, teams in the NFC North play one another twice a season, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the NFL Playoffs. Part of the lore with the Packers vs. Lions rivalry is that it is the longest continuously played rivalry in the NFL. They also often play each other on Thanksgiving Day.

Who are the Green Bay Packers’ Biggest Rivals?

The Green Bay Packers are the NFL’s third oldest franchise, behind the Arizona Cardinals and the Chicago Bears. Because the Packers have been around for so long, they’ve tallied a number of rivalries since 1921. The Packers’ main rivals are the Detroit Lions, the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings. The Packers also have historic rivalries with the San Francisco 49ers, the Dallas Cowboys, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the New York Giants.

Who are the Detroit Lions’ Biggest Rivals?

The Lions’ biggest rivals are their NFC North counterparts: the Green Bay Packers, the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings. Historically, the Lions also have rivalries with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Cleveland Browns.

Game Results Between the Lions & Packers

Between 1930 and 2022, the Lions and the Packers have played 187 times, with Green Bay holding the all-time series head-to-head, 105-75-7. The Packers have also won the two postseason games in the series, both of which were played in 1994. The first was the Divisional Round of the 1994 season, where Brett Favre led the Packers over the Lions 28-24. The second was in December of the same year, when the Packers came out victorious 16-12. Entering the 2023 season, the Lions have won three consecutive games over Green Bay.

DateHome TeamAway TeamLocationWinnerScore
01/08/2023PackersLionsLambeau FieldDetroit20-16
11/06/2022LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit15-9
01/09/2022LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit37-30
09/20/2021PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay35-17
12/13/2020LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay31-24
09/20/2020PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay42-21
12/29/2019LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay23-20
10/14/2019PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay23-22
12/30/2018PackersLionsLambeau FieldDetroit31-0
10/07/2018LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit31-23
12/31/2017LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit35-11
11/06/2017PackersLionsLambeau FieldDetroit30-17
01/01/2017LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay31-24
09/25/2016PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay34-27
12/03/2015LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay27-23
11/15/2015PackersLionsLambeau FieldDetroit18-16
12/28/2014PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay30-20
09/21/2014LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit19-7
11/28/2013LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit40-10
10/06/2013PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay22-9
12/09/2012PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay27-20
11/18/2012LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay24-20
01/01/2012PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay45-41
11/24/2011LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay27-15
12/12/2010LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit7-3
10/03/2010PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay28-26
11/26/2009LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay34-12
10/18/2009PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay26-0
12/28/2008PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay31-21
09/14/2008LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay48-25
12/30/2007PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay34-13
11/22/2007LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay37-26
12/17/2006PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay17-9
09/24/2006LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay31-24
12/11/2005PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay16-13
09/11/2005LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit17-3
12/12/2004PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay16-13
10/17/2004LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay38-10
11/27/2003LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit22-14
09/14/2003PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay31-6
11/10/2002PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay40-14
09/22/2002LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay37-31
11/22/2001LionsPackersFord FieldGreen Bay29-27
09/09/2001PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay28-6
12/10/2000PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay26-13
10/08/2000LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit31-24
11/21/1999PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay26-17
09/19/1999LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit23-15
10/15/1998LionsPackersFord FieldDetroit27-20
09/06/1998PackersLionsLambeau FieldGreen Bay38-19

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions History

Green Bay and Detroit have played at least twice a year since 1932, marking the longest continuously played rivalry in the history of the NFL. Early on in the rivalry, Green Bay dominated the Lions, winning or tying 30 of the first 40 games between 1932 and 1949. Detroit recaptured momentum in the 1950s, winning 15 of the next 20.
After periods of back and forth effort, Green Bay went on an utterly dominant run between 1990 and 2019. Led by their future hall-of-fame and MVP quarterbacks Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, the Packers went 42-20 in that three decade run, including both postseason wins.

In the finale of the 2022 regular season, the Packers and Lions squared off at Lambeau Field. Green Bay was in a must-win situation in order to claim the final playoff spot in the NFC. At halftime, Detroit was down 9-6, but rallied to beat Green Bay 20-16. This game also marked the final game for Rodgers in a Packers jersey.

Where Do the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers Play?

The Detroit Lions play their home games at Ford Field, located in downtown Detroit, Mich., less than a mile from the Detroit River. Ford Field has been the home of the Lions since 2002 and cost roughly $500 million to construct. In 2017, Ford Field received a $100 million renovation that included state-of-the-art video and audio upgrades, updated suites, and renovations to the food and beverage venues.

The Green Bay Packers have called Lambeau Field their home stadium since 1957, making it the oldest continuously operating NFL stadium in league history. Both the Packers and Lambeau Field are completely fan-owned, adding to the lore of family and community associated with the franchise. Lambeau Field is located in Green Bay, Wis., and has a maximum capacity of 81,441.

Other NFL Rivalries

Bengals vs. RavensBears vs. Cardinals
Browns vs. RavensCardinals vs. Rams
Ravens vs. Steelers49ers vs. Cardinals
Bills vs. ChiefsCardinals vs. Seahawks
Bills vs. DolphinsFalcons vs. Panthers
Bills vs. PatriotsFalcons vs. Saints
Bills vs. JetsFalcons vs. Buccaneers
Bengals vs. BrownsPanthers vs. Saints
Bengals vs. ChiefsBuccaneers vs. Panthers
Bengals vs. SteelersBears vs. Lions
Browns vs. SteelersBears vs. Packers
Broncos vs. ChiefsBears vs. Vikings
Broncos vs. RaidersCowboys vs. Packers
Broncos vs. ChargersCowboys vs. Rams
Colts vs. TexansCowboys vs. Giants
Jaguars vs. TexansCowboys vs. Eagles
Colts vs. JaguarsCowboys vs. 49ers
Chiefs vs. RaidersLions vs. Packers
Chargers vs. RaidersLions vs. Vikings
Chargers vs. ChiefsVikings vs. Packers
Dolphins vs. Patriots49ers vs. Rams
Dolphins vs. JetsSaints vs. Vikings
Jets vs. PatriotsBuccaneers vs. Saints
Titans vs. RavensGiants vs. Eagles
Texans vs. TitansRams vs. Seahawks
Colts vs. TitansSeahawks vs. 49ers
Jaguars vs. TitansCommanders vs. Cowboys
Titans vs. SteelersCommanders vs. Giants
Commanders vs. Eagles

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