Seahawks-Vikings third-coldest game in NFL history

Jan 10, 2016, 10:26 AM | Updated: 1:34 pm
Only two games in the entire history of the NFL were colder than Sunday’s Seahawks-Vikings ga...
Only two games in the entire history of the NFL were colder than Sunday's Seahawks-Vikings game. (AP)
(AP)

It was officially 6-degrees below zero at kickoff, making the Vikings and Seahawks game in Minnesota the third-coldest game in NFL history.

Not that Pete Carroll’s former mentor, Bud Grant, cared, as he wore a short-sleeve shirt for the coin toss.

Sports Illustrated reports the wind chill was 20-below, which is 5-degrees colder than a 1995 playoff game between the Colts and Chiefs in Kansas City, which also had a kickoff temperature of six-below.

The only games more frigid:

• The 1981 AFC championship game between the Bengals and Chargers: 9-below.

• The famed 1967 NFL “Ice Bowl” championship game, in Green Bay between the Packers and Cowboys: 13-below.

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