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Thu Jan 2, 2014, 01:22 PM

Itís Going To Be Really, Really Cold In Green Bay On Sunday..



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Reply Itís Going To Be Really, Really Cold In Green Bay On Sunday.. (Original post)
Upton Jan 2014 OP
El Supremo Jan 2014 #1
PeaceNikki Jan 2014 #12
Auggie Jan 2014 #2
Upton Jan 2014 #3
ScreamingMeemie Jan 2014 #5
Upton Jan 2014 #7
ScreamingMeemie Jan 2014 #8
Upton Jan 2014 #9
Goblinmonger Jan 2014 #11
Auggie Jan 2014 #6
TBF Jan 2014 #4
Auggie Jan 2014 #10

Response to Upton (Original post)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 01:44 PM

1. Still 13 degrees warmer than:

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Response to El Supremo (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 3, 2014, 04:39 PM

12. We could break that

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-01-03/green-bay-cold-threatens-to-outfreeze-1967-nfl-ice-bowl-record

The Green Bay Packers may be about to host the coldest game in National Football League history, eclipsing their own record set during the 1967 game known as the Ice Bowl.

The coldest air in 18 years might arrive in Wisconsin the night before the Jan. 5 first-round playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers at Lambeau Field, according to Cameron Moreland, chief meteorologist at TV channel NBC 26 in Green Bay. The forecast was a factor in slow ticket sales, according to resellers.

If an Arctic blast reaches the city before the 3:40 p.m. local time kickoff, the temperature will rival that of the Dec. 31, 1967, NFL Championship game between the Packers and the Dallas Cowboys, which started at the same stadium with the temperature at -13 degrees Fahrenheit (-25 Celsius), Moreland said. It felt like -48 degrees Fahrenheit with the wind chill for that game, which Green Bay won 21-17.

ďThe big question is which one of those computer forecast models are correct,Ē Moreland said in a telephone interview. ďItís a difference between a cold game and a historically cold game.Ē

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Response to Upton (Original post)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 02:18 PM

2. Winds are low and that helps Green Bay IMO

QBs biggest complaint is wind. Rodgers should have a good day.

With Matthews out it should help 49ers running game.

This is looking like an awesome match-up.

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Response to Auggie (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 05:38 PM

3. It's a big advantage for the Packers..

hard to understand why the NFL, after the outcry over the 7-9 Seahawks hosting a playoff game a few years ago, continues with this seeding system which rewards mediocrity as long as you win a weak division.

New Orleans also has a better record than the Eagles. In fact, the Saints and the 49ers have a combined record of 23-9 compared to the Packers/Eagles 18-13-1..

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Response to Upton (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 07:02 PM

5. And when did the Saints and the 49ers lose their starting QB and WR this season again?

That's right...

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Response to ScreamingMeemie (Reply #5)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 07:19 PM

7. All teams deal with injuries..

but since you ask, the 49ers were without their top WR Michael Crabtree for all 4 of the games they lost this year. They also had to do without Vernon Davis for 2 of those losses and part of another..and a bad call in NO may have cost the 49ers the division title and the #2 seed..

Look, we all have our complaints, all I'm suggesting is the best record should get home advantage. A team that finished 3 1/2 games worse than their opponent should not be rewarded..

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Response to Upton (Reply #7)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 07:26 PM

8. Hahahahahahahaha...

Michael Crabtree (snork!)

Sorry, but the Packers deserve their spot. It's been a horrendous year for them and they prevailed, when the Lions should have run away with it.

When again, did y'all lose Kaepernick? That's right.

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Response to ScreamingMeemie (Reply #8)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 07:40 PM

9. I'm not really sure what you're getting at..by continuing to bring up Rodgers.

You want the NFL to take into account injuries and the record a particular team might have had when awarding seeding?

The Packers deserve their spot..what they don't deserve is a home game. Here's the way the NFC playoff teams should be seeded:

1. Seattle 13-3
2. Carolina 12-4
3. 49ers 12-4
4. New Orleans 11-5
5. Philadelphia 10-6
6. Packers 8-7-1

The 49ers and Packers would have still played each other but in SF and the Eagles would go to NO. Hopefully, the NFL remedies this situation someday..

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Response to Upton (Reply #9)

Fri Jan 3, 2014, 01:46 PM

11. So the wildcard gets seeded higher than a division winner?

 

yeah, you argue that now. Until it works in favor of the 49ers.

If you want your system, you need to get rid of divisions. That ain't going to happen.

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Response to Upton (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 07:10 PM

6. I've posted elsewhere there should be a minimum # of wins to get home field advantage

and/or win a division. I think 10 is fair.

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Response to Upton (Original post)

Thu Jan 2, 2014, 06:21 PM

4. Good -

The colder the better. That's our best chance against SF.

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Response to Upton (Original post)

Fri Jan 3, 2014, 01:23 PM

10. Two CBs now hurting for the 49ers

With cornerback Carlos Rogersí status for the game already in serious question, the next man up, cornerback Eric Wright, appeared on the injury report today with a hamstring injury and was limited in practice. Wright was not on the injury report Wednesday, meaning he presumably was injured in todayís practice.

The latest injury development is particularly troubling given the 49ersí upcoming opponent. The Packers used at least three wide receivers on 77 percent of their offensive snaps this season, according to Pro Football Focus. In a 34-28 season-opening loss to the 49ers, they trotted out at least three wideouts on 87 percent of their snaps.

http://blog.sfgate.com/49ers/2014/01/02/ouch-wright-the-latest-49ers-cornerback-with-hamstring-injury/

This does not look good.

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