Forecast calls for sub-zero temperatures for Bears vs. Packers game

Thursday December 15th, 2016

The Chicago Bears may play their coldest game on record as the forecast calls for temperatures of -1°F at Soldier Field on Sunday when they play the Green Bay Packers, according to ProFootballTalk's Michael David Smith.

The Bears have reportedly been keeping track of their game-day weather reports since 1963 and the coldest game on record was a Dec. 22, 2008 contest against the Packers when it was 2°F at kickoff.

Dan Reeves Remembers the Ice Bowl

Back in January, the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks played in temperatures that were -6°F for the third-coldest game in history. The coldest on record is the the 1967 NFL championship game, also known as the Ice Bowl, is the coldest game in the history of the NFL. The temperature in Green Bay when the Packers and Cowboys kicked off was 13-below.

Fans in attendance are encouraged to dress warm for the event.

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