Fresh off of a convincing win against the Atlanta Falcons a week earlier, the Washington Redskins now looked to knock off the Detroit Lions and advance to the Super Bowl for the fourth time in ten years.
The Lions had already lost to the Redskins 45-0 in the first game of the season, but a lot had happened since early September. This was a healthier, sharper Detroit squad than the one Washington had dispatched in week one.
On the other hand, the Lions had never won in Washington in six decades of trying.
The full story of the 1991 NFC Championship can be heard here: