WhatIfSports.com “played” the 1991 Washington Redskins against the 1997 Green Bay Packers 1,000 times. The 1991 Washington Redskins win 85% of the time by an average score of 25-10. An example boxscore with a similar outcome is below.
1997 Green Bay Packers  at  1991 Washington Redskins
Final - 12/18/2007 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
1997 Green Bay Packers 0 3 0 7 10
1991 Washington Redskins 7 3 14 0 24
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
WAS3:00TD26 yd interception return (Lohmiller kick)0-7
2nd Quarter
GRE11:26FGRyan Longwell 36 yds. 3-7
WAS5:06FGChip Lohmiller 22 yds. 3-10
3rd Quarter
WAS7:27TDEarnest Byner 30 yd. run (Lohmiller kick)3-17
WAS0:34TDRicky Ervins 3 yd. run (Lohmiller kick)3-24
4th Quarter
GRE4:40TDDorsey Levens 19 yd. run (Longwell kick)10-24
 
Team Statistics
 1997 Green Bay Packers1991 Washington Redskins
First Downs 19 20
- Rushing 4 11
- Passing 15 9
- Penalty 0 0
3rd Down Eff 7/17 3/9
4th Down Eff 2/5 0/0
Rushes-Yards 35-103 36-218
Avg Rush 2.9 6.1
Comp-Att-Int 18-30-1 11-18-0
Passing Yards 190 135
Sacks-Yards 5-39 0-0
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Punts-Avg 4-45.0 4-40.0
KR-Avg 5-23.6 3-23.7
PR-Avg 4-9.8 4-9.3
Penalties-Yard 3-15 1-10
Time of Possession 32:02 27:58

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1997 Green Bay Packers Individual Stats   1991 Washington Redskins Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds 20+ L TD
'97 Dorsey Levens 23 82 0 19 1
'97 Brett Favre 4 21 0 17 0
'97 William Henderson 3 2 0 4 0
'97 Chris Darkins 1 0 0 0 0
'97 Aaron Hayden 4 -2 0 2 0
 
Rushing
  Att Yds 20+ L TD
'91 Earnest Byner 17 149 3 40 1
'91 Ricky Ervins 11 60 1 21 1
'91 Gerald Riggs 6 11 0 5 0
'91 Ricky Sanders 1 -1 0 -1 0
'91 Mark Rypien 1 -1 0 -1 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds 20+ 40+ L TD
'97 Robert Brooks 5 84 1 0 25 0
'97 Antonio Freeman 6 67 1 0 23 0
'97 Mark Chmura 3 57 2 0 24 0
'97 Dorsey Levens 2 17 0 0 11 0
'97 William Henderson 1 4 0 0 4 0
'97 Derrick Mayes 1 0 0 0 0 0
 
Receiving
  Rec Yds 20+ 40+ L TD
'91 Gary Clark 4 48 0 0 18 0
'91 Art Monk 3 44 0 0 19 0
'91 Ricky Sanders 3 33 0 0 13 0
'91 Earnest Byner 1 10 0 0 10 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
'97 Brett Favre 18 30 229 0 1
 
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
'91 Mark Rypien 11 18 135 0 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
'97 Ryan Longwell 36 -
 
Field Goals
  Made Missed
'91 Chip Lohmiller 22 44

Player of the Game:
'91 Earnest Byner (1991 Washington Redskins)
TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F1st Quarter Play by Play
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 300 - 0K1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares to kickoff.
1991 Washington (WAS) catch the ball at the WAS 1 and return it to the WAS 17.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 14:54
14:541/10own 170 - 0131 Byner gains 40 yards on a sweep left.
14:051/10430 - 0140 Rypien hits Sanders but in and out of his hands.
13:592/10430 - 0140 Rypien overthrows Sanders and the pass is incomplete.
13:523/10430 - 0140 Rypien's long pass is just out of reach of Clark. Incomplete pass.
13:434/10430 - 0P1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for a punt.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the GRE 13.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 13:32
13:321/10own 130 - 0221 Levens picks up 3 yards on a draw play.
12:562/7own 160 - 0131 Levens gets back to the line of scrimmage.
12:183/7own 160 - 0140 Favre hits Brooks who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 15 yd gain.
11:351/10own 310 - 0221 Levens picks up 4 yards on a draw play.
10:522/6own 350 - 0140 Henderson pounds ahead for 1 yard.
10:183/5own 360 - 0230 Favre's pass is to Freeman who makes a nice catch, sheds a tackle before getting leveled. 14 yd gain.
9:351/10500 - 0131 Favre screen pass is to Mayes. Tackled for no gain.
8:572/10500 - 0131 Levens pounds ahead for 16 yards.
8:151/10340 - 0221 Levens picks up 3 yards off tackle left.
7:362/7310 - 0131 Henderson is caught behind the line for a loss of 3 yards.
7:003/10340 - 0140 Favre's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
6:534/10340 - 0140 Favre scrambles for a loss of 1 yard.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 6:48
6:481/10own 350 - 0131 Rypien completes the pass to Clark who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 16 yd gain.
6:061/10490 - 0221 Byner gets 8 yards on a pitch right.
5:292/2410 - 0212 Byner carries, but is tackled for a loss of 4 yards.
4:493/6450 - 0131 Ervins gets 1 yard on a pitch right.
4:064/5440 - 0P1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for a punt.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the GRE 13.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 3:54
3:541/10own 130 - 0221 Levens is stopped at the line.
3:112/10own 130 - 0221Favre's pass is intercepted.
Brad Edwards returns the interception 26 yards.
1991 Washington scores a touchdown!
1991 Washington (WAS) at 3:00
3:00PAT 0 - 6FG1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 2 plays, 0 yds, 0:54
1991 Washington (WAS) at 3:00
3:00Kickoffown 300 - 7K1991 Washington (WAS) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 5 and return it to the GRE 32.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 2:51
2:511/10own 320 - 7221 Levens picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
2:142/8own 340 - 7212 PENALTY on GRE: False Start, 5 yards enforced on the GRE 34 - NO PLAY.
2:142/13own 290 - 7221 Hayden picks his way for 2 yards.
1:363/11own 310 - 7140 Favre scrambles for 17 yards.
0:491/10own 480 - 7221 Levens gains 4 yards up the middle.
0:112/6480 - 7140 Henderson pounds ahead for 4 yards.
0:003/2440 - 7221Time Expires
End of 1st Quarter ... 1997 Green Bay: 0 1991 Washington: 7

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F2nd Quarter Play by Play
15:003/2440 - 7221 Levens picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
14:231/10420 - 7131 Favre completes the pass to Freeman who makes the catch and falls forward for a 6 yd gain.
13:402/4360 - 7131 Favre's short pass is to Brooks who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 15 yd gain.
12:571/10210 - 7221 Levens gains 4 yards on a sweep left.
12:192/6170 - 7140 Hayden is caught behind the line for a loss of 2 yards.
11:363/8190 - 7140 Favre's pass is just out of reach of Freeman. Incomplete pass.
11:304/8190 - 7FG1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a FG attempt.
Longwell's 36 yd. field goal is good!
Drive Summary: 11 plays, 54 yds, 6:46
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 11:26
11:26Kickoffown 303 - 7K1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares to kickoff.
1991 Washington (WAS) catch the ball at the WAS 3 and return it to the WAS 25.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 11:18
11:181/10own 253 - 7140 Rypien's pass is to Clark. Catch is good and Clark gets some yardage for a 14 yd gain.
10:371/10own 393 - 7140 Byner gains 11 yards on a sweep left.
9:531/10503 - 7221 Byner picks up 7 yards on a draw play.
9:162/3433 - 7212 Ervins picks up 5 yards off tackle left, and is run out of bounds.
8:321/10383 - 7140 Rypien completes the pass to Monk who catches the ball and makes one guy miss before getting tackled for a 10 yd gain.
7:491/10283 - 7221 Byner picks his way for 22 yards.
7:021/Goal63 - 7131 Ervins gets 2 yards on a pitch right.
6:232/Goal43 - 7140 Riggs gets back to the line of scrimmage.
5:483/Goal43 - 7140 Sanders gets the ball and is stopped for a loss of 1 yard.
5:104/Goal53 - 7FG1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for a FG attempt.
Lohmiller's 22 yd. field goal is good!
Drive Summary: 9 plays, 70 yds, 6:08
1991 Washington (WAS) at 5:06
5:06Kickoffown 303 - 10K1991 Washington (WAS) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 5 and return it to the GRE 23.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 4:59
4:591/10own 233 - 10221 Favre's pass is to Chmura who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 13 yd gain.
4:121/10own 363 - 10221 Levens picks up 4 yards off tackle left.
3:302/6own 403 - 10131 Hayden gets back to the line of scrimmage.
2:483/6own 403 - 10131 Favre hits Freeman who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 8 yd gain.
2:041/10own 483 - 10221 Levens picks up 1 yard on a draw play.
2:002/9own 493 - 10212*** 2 Minute Warning ***
2:002/9own 493 - 10212 Levens picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
1:563/7493 - 10212*** 1997 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:563/7493 - 10131 Favre's pass is just out of reach of Mayes. Incomplete pass.
1:514/7493 - 10P1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1991 Washington (WAS) return it to the WAS 20.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 1:39
1:391/10own 203 - 10140 Ervins carries, but is tackled for no gain.
1:352/10own 203 - 10140*** 1991 Washington (WAS) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:352/10own 203 - 10131 PENALTY on GRE: Encroachment, 5 yards enforced on the WAS 20 - NO PLAY.
1:352/5own 253 - 10140 Rypien completes the pass to Sanders who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 11 yd gain.
1:291/10own 363 - 10140 Rypien completes the pass to Sanders who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 9 yd gain.
1:082/1own 453 - 10122 Rypien overthrows Clark and the pass is incomplete.
1:033/1own 453 - 10221 Byner picks up 2 yards off tackle left, and is run out of bounds.
0:591/10own 473 - 10140 Rypien's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
0:512/10own 473 - 10230 Byner picks his way for 2 yards.
0:473/8own 493 - 10230*** 1991 Washington (WAS) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:473/8own 493 - 10050 Rypien screen pass is to Clark. Tackled for no gain.
0:434/8own 493 - 10050*** 1997 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:434/8own 493 - 10P1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for a punt.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the GRE 24.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 0:33
0:331/10own 243 - 10221 Favre's pass is to Chmura who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 20 yd gain.
0:251/10own 443 - 10221*** 1997 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:251/10own 443 - 10131Favre is sacked by Tim Johnson for 8 yards.
0:102/18own 363 - 10131Favre spikes the ball.
0:083/18own 363 - 10131 Favre's long pass is broken up. Incomplete pass.
0:014/18own 363 - 10P1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1991 Washington (WAS) return it to the WAS 19.
End of 2nd Quarter ... 1997 Green Bay: 3 1991 Washington: 10

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F3rd Quarter Play by Play
1991 Washington (WAS) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 303 - 10K1991 Washington (WAS) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 8 and return it to the GRE 33.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 14:51
14:511/10own 333 - 10131 Darkins is stopped at the line.
14:162/10own 333 - 10131Favre is sacked by Wilber Marshall for 8 yards.
13:333/18own 253 - 10041 Favre completes the long pass to Freeman who makes the catch and falls forward for a 23 yd gain.
12:451/10own 483 - 10131 Levens picks up 4 yards off tackle left.
12:012/6483 - 10131 Favre's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
11:553/6483 - 10221 Favre's pass is to Levens. Levens gets leveled, but holds on to the ball for a 6 yd gain.
11:111/10423 - 10131 Levens gains 4 yards up the middle.
10:292/6383 - 10140 Favre scrambles for 3 yards.
9:493/3353 - 10230 Favre's pass is just out of the reach of Brooks.
9:444/3353 - 10221 Favre scrambles for 2 yards.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 9:39
9:391/10own 333 - 10131 Rypien's pass is to Monk. Catch is good and Monk gets some yardage for a 15 yd gain.
8:581/10own 483 - 10221 Byner pounds ahead for 3 yards.
8:222/7493 - 10131 Rypien's pass is to Monk who makes the catch and falls forward for a 19 yd gain.
7:361/10303 - 10131 Byner gains 30 yards up the middle.
1991 Washington scores a touchdown!
7:27PAT 3 - 16FG1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 4 plays, 67 yds, 2:12
1991 Washington (WAS) at 7:27
7:27Kickoffown 303 - 17K1991 Washington (WAS) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 8 and return it to the GRE 37.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 7:18
7:181/10own 373 - 17221 Levens picks up 2 yards on a draw play before running out of bounds.
6:352/8own 393 - 17131 Hayden is caught behind the line for a loss of 2 yards.
5:583/10own 373 - 17140Favre is sacked by Eric Williams for 8 yards.
5:134/18own 293 - 17P1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1991 Washington (WAS) return it to the WAS 40.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 5:02
5:021/10own 403 - 17221 Byner gets 8 yards on a pitch right.
4:212/2own 483 - 17122 Ervins rushes for 2 yards off tackle right to the sidelines before getting out of bounds.
3:431/10503 - 17221 Byner picks up 9 yards off tackle left, and is run out of bounds.
2:582/1413 - 17212 Ervins picks up 21 yards on a draw play.
2:131/10203 - 17140 Rypien tosses the ball out to Sanders who can't come up with the ball.
2:082/10203 - 17131 Rypien's pass is just out of reach of Sanders. Incomplete pass.
2:033/10203 - 17050 Rypien completes the pass to Sanders who makes the catch and falls forward for a 13 yd gain.
1:211/Goal73 - 17221 Ervins picks up 4 yards off tackle left.
0:372/Goal33 - 17122 Ervins gains 3 yards on a sweep left.
1991 Washington scores a touchdown!
0:34PAT 3 - 23FG1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 9 plays, 60 yds, 4:28
1991 Washington (WAS) at 0:34
0:34Kickoffown 303 - 24K1991 Washington (WAS) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) catch the ball at the GRE 8 and return it to the GRE 27.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 0:27
0:271/10own 273 - 24131 Favre's pass is to Brooks who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 11 yd gain.
0:001/10own 383 - 24221Time Expires
End of 3rd Quarter ... 1997 Green Bay: 3 1991 Washington: 24

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F4th Quarter Play by Play
15:001/10own 383 - 24131 Levens is stopped at the line.
14:242/10own 383 - 24212 Favre soft pass is to Henderson who gets a few steps before being run out of bounds for a 4 yd gain.
13:413/6own 423 - 24221 Levens picks up 1 yard off tackle left.
13:034/5own 433 - 24P1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for a punt.
1991 Washington (WAS) return it to the WAS 19.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 12:55
12:551/10own 193 - 24131 Riggs gets 5 yards on a pitch right.
12:132/5own 243 - 24140 Byner gains 3 yards up the middle.
PENALTY on GRE: Incidental Facemask, 5 yards enforced on the WAS 27.
11:311/10own 323 - 24221 Ervins rushes for 9 yards off tackle right.
10:492/1own 413 - 24122 Rypien hits Clark who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 18 yd gain.
10:041/10413 - 24221 Byner carries, but is tackled for a loss of 2 yards.
PENALTY on WAS: Holding, 10 yards enforced on the GRE 41 - NO PLAY.
10:011/20own 493 - 24221 Ervins pounds ahead for 10 yards.
9:192/10413 - 24230 Rypien's pass is to Byner who makes the catch and falls forward for a 10 yd gain.
8:341/10313 - 24221 Ervins picks up 3 yards off tackle left.
7:552/7283 - 24230 Byner gains 3 yards on a sweep left.
7:183/4253 - 24131 Riggs is caught behind the line for a loss of 2 yards.
6:354/6273 - 24FG1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for a FG attempt.
Lohmiller's 44 yd. field goal attempt is wide right.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 6:31
6:311/10own 343 - 24221Favre is sacked by Bobby Wilson for 7 yards.
6:122/17own 273 - 24221 Favre's pass is to Chmura who holds on to the ball, makes a few guys miss for a 24 yd gain.
5:481/10493 - 24221 Levens rushes for 1 yard off tackle right to the sidelines before getting out of bounds.
5:292/9483 - 24212 Favre's pass is just out of reach of Henderson. Incomplete pass.
5:233/9483 - 24131 Favre's underthrows Brooks. Incomplete pass.
5:134/9483 - 24131 Favre's pass is to Levens. Tackled immediately for a 11 yd gain.
4:541/10373 - 24131 Favre's pass is to Brooks who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 18 yd gain.
4:471/10193 - 24131*** 1997 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
4:471/10193 - 24221 Levens picks up 19 yards on a draw play.
1997 Green Bay scores a touchdown!
4:40PAT 9 - 24FG1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 8 plays, 66 yds, 1:51
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 4:40
4:40Kickoffown 3010 - 24K1997 Green Bay (GRE) prepares to kickoff.
1991 Washington (WAS) catch the ball at the WAS 10 and return it to the WAS 43.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 4:32
4:321/10own 4310 - 24140 Byner rushes for 5 yards off tackle right.
3:492/5own 4810 - 24122 Riggs picks up 4 yards off tackle left.
3:063/14810 - 24221 Byner picks his way for 1 yard.
2:251/104710 - 24131 Riggs gets 4 yards on a pitch right.
2:202/64310 - 24131*** 1997 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
2:202/64310 - 24122 Riggs carries, but is tackled for no gain.
2:163/64310 - 24122*** 1997 Green Bay (GRE) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
2:163/64310 - 24230 Byner rushes for a loss of 1 yard.
2:004/74410 - 24P1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for a punt.
*** 2 Minute Warning ***
2:004/74410 - 24P1991 Washington (WAS) prepares for a punt.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) return it to the GRE 11.
1997 Green Bay (GRE) at 1:50
1:501/10own 1110 - 24221 Levens picks his way for 6 yards.
1:322/4own 1710 - 24131 Favre soft pass is to Freeman who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 4 yd gain.
1:261/10own 2110 - 24221 Favre zips the short pass to Freeman who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 12 yd gain before getting out of bounds.
1:201/10own 3310 - 24221Favre is sacked by Charles Mann for 8 yards.
1:002/18own 2510 - 24212 Favre overthrows Levens and the pass is incomplete.
0:543/18own 2510 - 24041 Favre's long pass is just out of reach of Brooks. Incomplete pass.
0:474/18own 2510 - 24131 Favre hits Brooks who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 25 yd gain before getting out of bounds.
0:391/105010 - 24221 Levens is buried for a loss of 1 yard.
0:272/11own 4910 - 24221Favre spikes the ball.
0:253/11own 4910 - 24131 Levens picks up 1 yard off tackle left, and is run out of bounds.
0:214/105010 - 24131 Favre's pass is just out of reach of Levens. Incomplete pass.
1991 Washington (WAS) at 0:16
0:161/105010 - 24212Rypien takes a knee.
0:002/11own 4910 - 24212Time Expires
End of 4th Quarter ... 1997 Green Bay: 10 1991 Washington: 24

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