January 5, 1992 when the Lions defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 38-6, in the Divisional Playoffs. The following week they lost to the Redskins, 41-10, in the NFC Championship game.
The Detroit Lions last playoff appearance was 1999, their last conference championship was in 1957 also that was the year of their last championship.
Wayne Fontes of the 1991 Lions who defeated the Cowboys, 38-6, in the Division round of the playoffs.
Through the 2009 season, that was January 5, 1992 when the Lions defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 38-6. The following week, the Lions lost the NFC championship game to the Redskins in Washington. The Lions have played four home playoff games in their existance, the 1991 Divisional Playoff game listed above and the 1935, 1953, and 1957 NFL Championship games. They won all four of those games.
Erik Kramer started at QB the last time the Lions won a playoff game. That was January 5, 1992 against the Cowboys, 38-6, at the Silverdome. The backup QB was Rodney Peete.
The last time the Steelers played the Detroit Lions was on October 11, 2009. The Steelers won the game 28-20.
As of the 2008 season, that was January 8, 2000 against the Detroit Lions in the Wild Card round of the NFC playoffs. The Redskins won 27-13.
1991. They beat the Dallas Cowboys and then lost to the Washington Redskins.
The Lions last NFL championship was 1957. The Lions last division championship was 1993.
Rodney Peete. The last playoff game the Eagles won before McNabb was December 30, 1995 against the Detroit Lions by the score of 58-37. Peete completed 17 passes in 25 attempts for 270 yards and 3 TDs. The Eagles had a 51-7 lead in the third quarter of the game.
Detroit Lions last winning season was in 2000, where they went 9-7.