Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings Ranks As Third-Coldest Playoff Game in NFL History

A temperature of minus-6 degrees was announced just before kickoff of Sunday's wild-card game between the Seahawks at Vikings at University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium.

MINNEAPOLIS - Yesterday, we shared a look at the top five coldest playoff games in NFL history, and with the temperature announced at minus-6 degrees just before the kickoff of Sunday's game at University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium, it's time to add the Seahawks' and Vikings' wild-card matchup to the list.

The Seattle-Minnesota tilt ranks as the third-coldest playoff game ever and the coldest game in Vikings history. The minus-6 degree reading is accompanied by a not-so-friendly minus-25 degree wind chill.

Here's an updated look at the Top 5 coldest playoff games ever recorded, numbers that originally came to us thanks to our friends at the Elias Sports Bureau.

  1. Minus-13, Green Bay vs. Dallas, Dec. 31, 1967

2. Minus-9, Cincinnati vs. San Diego, Jan. 10, 1982

3. Minus-6, Minnesota vs Seattle, Jan. 10, 2016

4. Minus-1, Green Bay vs. NY Giants, Jan. 20, 2008

5. Zero, Buffalo vs. Raiders, Jan. 15, 1994

The Seahawks head back to TCF Bank Stadium for the postseason to begin gameday preparations for their Wild Card matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

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