GreenBay100: September 24, 1978 - Buchanon sets NFL pick record

The sun of San Diego brought the hottest game in franchise history, and the hottest performance of intercepting passes in NFL history.

It was 103 degrees when Bart Starr's Packers took on the Chargers in Mission Valley.

Even with Charlie Joiner and John Jefferson to throw to, future Hall of Famer Dan Fouts was not so hot. Neither were teammates James Harris and Cliff Olander weren't, either. They combined for five interceptions that day.

Four of them fell into the arms of a San Diego native, Willie Buchanon. He tied an NFL record with that total, including a 77-yard pick-six in the fourth quarter to finish cooking the Chargers, 24-3.

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