Last week, we told you about the NFL’s plans to bring three classic games from each franchise to YouTube. The league offered up five choices for each team and a fan vote would decide on which three would make it to the video streaming site. Well the votes have been tallied and the NFL announced on Thursday the three games with the most votes.
Here are the three games voters chose for the Detroit Lions:
2013 Week 8 vs. Cowboys - Lions win 31-30 after miraculous comeback
With a whopping 38 percent of the vote, fans adamantly want to relive this game from just three years ago. It’s hard to argue, as the Lions’ 42-second drive was something incredibly special. Additionally, who doesn’t want to watch Calvin Johnson haul in 329 receiving yards over and over and over again?
1997 Week 17 vs. Jets - Barry Sanders rushes for 2,000 yards
24 percent of fans voted to upload one of the biggest moments in Detroit Lions history. Sanders became just the third running back in NFL history to rush for over 2,000 yards and did so in front of a raucous home crowd. Just watching the hyped up environment of a lit Silverdome crowd is going to be fun.
1991 NFC Divisional Playoff game vs. Cowboys - Lions only playoff win in the Super Bowl era
Want to know what it looks like to witness a Lions playoff victory? Well, now you’ll get your chance. It has been 25 years since the Lions notched a postseason victory, but now the game will be just one click away. Additionally, this game has one of Barry Sanders’ most ridiculous runs of his career.
According to the NFL’s press release, the YouTube uploads will include the "full network broadcast" of each game. And you won’t have to wait long to enjoy these videos:
The full network broadcasts of all 96 games will be uploaded this August in conjunction with the start of the NFL preseason.
Which game are you looking forward to watching?