Gregg Doyel Indianapolis Star Published 12:41 PM EST Feb 28, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS – Quarterbacks always do this to us, especially the unusual ones. Hard-partying Johnny Manziel showed up at Indianapolis in February 2014 and we freaked out. Devout Christian Tim Tebow in 2010? Mother of … that was borderline traumatic, it was so wonderful. His interviews were charming and his vertical leap was 38 inches, and it was just too much. But Kyler Murray is different. His effect on us has been more intense, more ridiculous, and here I’m not making fun of anybody but me, because Murray arrived Thursday morning at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine and I was watching. He walked through the Indiana Convention Center like it was nothing, nothing at all, and I was taking notes: Black hoodie with his combine ID – QB 11 – in orange neon. Lanyard around his neck, bottle of Gatorade (red) in his right hand, cell phone in his left, smile on his face. Headphones in his ears. … [Read more...] about Kyler Murray’s 5-10 measured NFL Combine height not why he’ll make it.
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The weather forecast for Sunday’s AFC Championship in Kansas City, Mo. between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs is not good.According to AccuWeather meteorologist Tyler Roys, the AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature prior to the game will be at least 5 degrees Fahrenheit below zero and colder, but for the game will be hovering around zero. If the temperature is the single digits at kickoff it could make this the coldest playoff game in the history of Arrowhead Stadium. It could also challenge the record for coldest football game in the stadium’s history.Championship Sunday picks, predictionsWhile watching the game at home may be the best option for fans, people living in New England might not be able to do that. The snowstorm which is threatening New Jersey this weekend will also find its way to New England, per the Boston Globe:The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for all of Massachusetts starting Saturday afternoon through Sunday … [Read more...] about NFL playoffs 2019: Snowstorm could leave Patriots fans in dark for AFC Championship vs. Chiefs
The coldest games in Green Bay Packers history With the temperature forecast to be around 3 degrees below zero (which will feel like the negative 20s) at kickoff time Sunday at Soldier Field, the divisional face-off between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears could wind up being one of the coldest games in NFL history.It's familiar territory for the Packers, who have played in half of the 10 coldest games ever, according to the NFL. In fact, Green Bay hosted four of those games at Lambeau Field. No. 5: Dec. 22, 1990, vs. Detroit Lions Loss: Packers 17, Detroit Lions 24Tenth coldest game in NFL history, fifth coldest in Packers history.Date: Dec. 22, 1990Temperature: 2 degreesStadium: Lambeau FieldAttendance: 46,700Coach: Lindy InfanteStarting QB: Blair KielRegular season record: 6-10-0, .375, 4th in NFC CentralGame notes: It was the only game started by Blair Kiel in a pretty miserable season. The rest of the season either Don Majkowski (4-4) … [Read more...] about Frozen tundra: The 5 coldest games in Green Bay Packers history
There’s no chance of snow in Dallas-Fort Worth this Thanksgiving, but it’s happened before during a Dallas Cowboys Turkey Day game — twice. The first was on Nov. 25, 1993, when the Cowboys played the Miami Dolphins. A mix of rain and sleet fell in Dallas-Fort Worth that afternoon, completely covering the field at Texas Stadium. It was the first time snow fell in Dallas during an NFL game.The total precipitation was a mere 0.3 inches, according to the National Weather Service, but it was enough to create some interesting — and frigid — playing conditions for the teams.Without a retractable roof or climate control, fans in attendance that day endured the coldest Dallas-area Thanksgiving ever, according to the weather service. The low that day was 23 degrees, and the high reached just 35 degrees. … [Read more...] about Snow at a Cowboys Thanksgiving game? It’s happened before
With the temperature reaching 25 degrees at kickoff, Sunday was the second-coldest home game ever for the Broncos played before Nov. 1, and only the fourth to be played in sub-30-degree weather. The coldest NFL game to ever be played in Denver was in December 1972 when the temperature dropped to 9 degrees at kickoff between the Broncos and Chargers. Broncos’ coldest pre-November home games Opponent Date Score Temperature Raiders Oct. 12, 1969 L, 24-14 22 Rams Oct. 14, 2018 L, 23-20 25 Dolphins Sept. 29, 1985 L, 30-26 29 Packers Oct. 15, 1984 W, 17-14 29 Patriots Oct. 11, 2009 W, 20-17 (OT) 30 Journalism doesn’t grow on trees. Please support The Denver Post.Become a subscriber for only 99 cents for the first month. … [Read more...] about Broncos loss to Rams was Denver’s second-coldest game ever played before Nov. 1