Detroit Lions Epic Moments

Photo: AP


Backup quarterback Tobin Rote (pictured with Bobby Layne) rallied the Lions, who trailed 27-7 at halftime, for 24 unanswered points in the second half to knock off the 49ers 31-27 to win the 1957 Western Conference Championship Game.

More Galleries

Most Recent: Most Popular: Related:
Facebook Twitter Mobile Podcast RSS Tablet Subscribe Get SI to Go using the following services
Hot Topics: NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs Chris Johnson Jameis Winston NFL Draft Michael Sam Aldon Smith
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint