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Top 10 coldest games in NFL history
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Posted on 01/03/2014 2:35:50 PM PST by Perdogg

Top 10 coldest games in NFL history

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1 posted on 01/03/2014 2:35:50 PM PST by Perdogg
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2 posted on 01/03/2014 2:37:21 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

i don’t believe any of that nonsense about the nfl switching the day of the game.


3 posted on 01/03/2014 2:42:11 PM PST by InvisibleChurch (http://thegatwickview.tumblr.com/ http://thepurginglutheran.tumblr.com/)
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To: InvisibleChurch

That peter-puffer piece of garbage goodell did it just 2 years ago in Philly because of snow.


4 posted on 01/03/2014 2:45:17 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains

yeah, but who was watching? Every body is watching and making plans and advertisers want it on Sunday to have their crappy ads carried over to Monday water cooler chats. What do the libs say? It’s too big to fail.


5 posted on 01/03/2014 2:49:01 PM PST by InvisibleChurch (http://thegatwickview.tumblr.com/ http://thepurginglutheran.tumblr.com/)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

The issue was more about traffic than about weather per se.


6 posted on 01/03/2014 2:49:59 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg
Just watched "A football life" episode about Vince Lombardi.

Regarding the ice bowl - According to Bart Starr, Vince's reply to Starr's suggestion that he was already far enough forward on the ice to get into the end zone was "OK then, just do it so we can get the hell out out of here."

7 posted on 01/03/2014 2:50:42 PM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Perdogg

That was the peter-puffer’s excuse! He’s a sissy who should be commish of some knob-gnashing soccer league if he’s afraid of the cold.


8 posted on 01/03/2014 2:52:52 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Perdogg

I remember the Ice Bowl like it was yesterday....


9 posted on 01/03/2014 2:55:08 PM PST by tahoeblue
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To: Slump Tester

Starr was what I think they call a “Class Act”. I haven’t really kept up with the NFL for years. It seemed it all began to go down hill with Joe Namath.

Not that he wasn’t a great QB.


10 posted on 01/03/2014 2:56:55 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Perdogg

The games with the cold are striking but what I love is the games in the driving snow storms, those are a real test of skill combinations! Watching frozen hands and rock hard ground underneath slippery snow with obscured line markings makes for a very interesting game. Hello Superbowl, Are You READY? NFL wimps go home!


11 posted on 01/03/2014 2:58:19 PM PST by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: SES1066

You are fab!


12 posted on 01/03/2014 2:59:31 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Perdogg

January 4, 1981, Cleveland Municipal Stadium - the Froze Bowl!

I was there! -5 degrees, it was danged cold. Especially after Red Right 88.


13 posted on 01/03/2014 3:02:15 PM PST by meyer (Who needs gas chambers when you have Obamacare?)
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To: meyer

What was he thinking?


14 posted on 01/03/2014 3:04:16 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Doctor 2Brains
What was he thinking?

He was thinking that Don Cockroft, one of the most consistent kickers in football, might miss! He had missed a couple earlier in the game, probably due to the incredibly cold, hard ball.

And Sipe - Newsome was one of the best QB/TE combinations in football in that time period. Unfortunately, it didn't work that day.

Me, I'd have gone with the FG attempt.

All I remember is that the stadium got so quiet that you could almost hear a pin drop on the opposite side. Incredible experience.

15 posted on 01/03/2014 3:09:05 PM PST by meyer (Who needs gas chambers when you have Obamacare?)
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To: Perdogg

I’ll be in Lambeau on Sunday!


16 posted on 01/03/2014 3:09:45 PM PST by Monitor ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false-front for the urge to rule it." - H. L. Mencken)
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To: meyer

I truly envy you for being present at one of the NFL’s great moments. I’m a Skins man (born in DC), but I LOVE Cleveland, Green Bay, Chicago... anybody who plays outdoors on grass in the North.


17 posted on 01/03/2014 3:17:10 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Monitor

Congrats to you! Wish it was me.


18 posted on 01/03/2014 3:17:48 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Monitor

Paint your cheezehead with freeper fundraising info
and a “donate” button.


19 posted on 01/03/2014 3:22:53 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: Perdogg

48 degrees below zero had to be brutal. Look at all the people there though!


20 posted on 01/03/2014 3:31:37 PM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: yarddog

Bart Starr/Jimmy Taylor/Paul Hornung....greatest pro backfield ever. Case closed as Archie would say.


21 posted on 01/03/2014 4:06:45 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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I have never seen a back who would run over defensive players like Jim Taylor. Elijah Pitts was another good one who had a cat like quality to his running.


22 posted on 01/03/2014 4:09:26 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Perdogg
Look, it's time all NFL playoff teams play in warm-weather cities. Today's players simply aren't the same as yesteryear's, despite all the recent advances in gear and protection equipment. The mentality is just not there.

I say this as a proud Packers fan who love Lambeau to death.

Our game was supposed to be blacked out, but a corporate donor stepped up at the last minute and purchased the remaining tickets. I live near Green Bay, and the tickets weren't selling because of the cold (and the economy). You have a new generation of fans that aren't going to show their chests on national TV. They can watch the games on their 80-inch LED TV in their man cave and have all the beer, snacks, and the bathroom right there.

23 posted on 01/03/2014 4:21:12 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Perdogg

Dan Fouts says his fingers still hurt from that game.


24 posted on 01/03/2014 5:48:37 PM PST by llmc1
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To: Perdogg

My son and I are going to the Cincy game! Hope I don’t freeze to death.


25 posted on 01/03/2014 9:02:10 PM PST by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them!)
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To: tahoeblue

My parents went to the NFL Title games in 61, 62 and the Ice Bowl. They’ve always felt that the title game in 62, at Yankee Stadium, was by far the coldest as the wind was cold and damp and chilled them to the bone.


26 posted on 01/04/2014 3:34:56 AM PST by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Northern Yankee

My Uncle played in “The Greatest Game Ever Played” the 1958 Championship game, starting DB for NY. Another very cold affair.


27 posted on 01/04/2014 7:21:33 AM PST by DAC21
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To: DAC21

Who was your uncle?


28 posted on 01/05/2014 11:06:04 AM PST by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Perdogg

Being a Chiefs fan, yesterday’s Colt-Chiefs game was the coldest I’ve ever witnessed and I was sitting at home.


29 posted on 01/05/2014 11:37:21 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Perdogg

On the flip side, what were the top ten HOTTEST games in NFL history.


30 posted on 01/05/2014 6:15:45 PM PST by NCC-1701 (I am proud of what America USED TO BE.)
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To: NCC-1701
I don't know about the Top 10 but the hottest game ever was probably in New Orleans on September 19, 1971 between the Saints and the LA Rams. Temperatures on the field reached 130 degrees.

Other very hot (100 degree plus) games occurred in Dallas, Houston, and LA and probably in Miami.

31 posted on 01/05/2014 6:25:01 PM PST by SamAdams76
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