If One Team Wins All The Time, Is It Still A Rivalry?
The Lions won in Green Bay this week, but it was a rare victory against the rival Packers. Are lopsided rivalries really rivalries?By Carter Woodiel | November 16, 2015
On Sunday, the Detroit Lions did what they hadn't done in 24 years: They beat the rival Packers in Green Bay.
But given that decades-long drought, and the fact that Green Bay is 24-7 versus Detroit in the new millennium, is Packers-Lions really a rivalry anymore? (Video via WXYZ)
"John, for the last time, this is not a rivalry. Just like fire doesn't have a rivalry with kindling. Lawn mowers don't have a rivalry with grass. America doesn't have a rivalry with Costa Rica," Alec Baldwin said in a 2009 commercial.