Washington’s 28-14 win over the Giants on Sunday was notable for a few reasons, not least of which is the impressive company in which it puts Redskins coach Mike Shanahan. When it comes to winning games on the season’s opening weekend, Shanahan was already ranked among some all-time great coaches. His 14th such win moved him past one Hall of Famer (George Halas) and tied him with another (Chuck Noll).
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Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: 2010 NFC Championship Game, Billy Dee Williams, Brian Piccolo, Chicago Bears, Curly Lambeau, Dave Dameshek, Dick Butkus, Don Hutson, Gale Sayers, George Halas, Green Bay Packers, James Caan, Jerry Rice, Jim Belushi, Jim McMahon, Larry the Cable Guy, Mike Ditka, Ray Nitschke, Tom Brady, Vanilla Ice, Vince Evans, Vince Lombardi, Walter Payton
The Bears and Packers have the most longest, and perhaps the most storied rivalry in the NFL. The two teams have played 181 times in the past, and will be fighting it out for a chance to play for the NFL’s ultimate honor for the first time since 1941.