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Packers Have Advantage in the Cold

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The mere mention of the Lambeau Field frozen tundra used to send chills up the spines of teams that had to play the Green Bay Packers.

When the Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys in the Ice Bowl in 1967 for the NFL championship, it produced a lasting image of a team being invincible on its home field in cold weather.

The Packers never lost a home playoff game in the first 83 years of the team’s existence. During the Mike Holmgren coaching era in the 1990s, they produced a remarkable 18-1 record in games at Lambeau in December and January.

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