We thought that this game had a chance of going into the NFL record books for the cold, and we were right.
With a kickoff temperature of six degrees below zero and a wind chill of -25 degrees, today's NFC Wild Card playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Seattle Seahawks at TCF Bank Stadium is officially tied for the third-coldest game in the history of the National Football League.
Below is the new list of the top ten coldest games in NFL history.
|31 December 1967||Green Bay, WI||Dallas Cowboys at Green Bay Packers||-13||-48|
|10 January 1982||Cincinnati, OH||San Diego Chargers at Cincinnati Bengals||-9||-59|
|10 January 2016||Minneapolis, MN||Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings||-6||-25|
|7 January 1995||Kansas City, MO||Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs||-6||-15|
|4 January 1981||Cleveland, OH||Oakland Raiders at Cleveland Browns||-5||-20|
|20 January 2008||Green Bay, WI||New York Giants at Green Bay Packers||-4||-24|
|3 December 1972||Minneapolis, MN||Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings||-2||-26|
|15 January 1994||Buffalo, NY||Los Angeles Raiders at Buffalo Bills||0||-32|
|26 December 1993||Green Bay, WI||Los Angeles Raiders at Green Bay Packers||0||-20|
|10 December 1972||Minneapolis, MN||Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings||0||-18|
Stay warm, everybody!