Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 1/12/13
Though I’m sure we’ll never forget the week that we spent arguing about whether Mike Shanahan should have benched hobbled rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, last weekend’s playoff games themselves didn’t produce many NFL Films moments. Heading into the second weekend of the NFL Playoffs this weekend, with legends like Peyton Manning and Tom Brady ready to take the field, let’s hope this weekend will be different. In the meantime let’s honor the new year by looking back on 13 of the most memorable playoff games from NFL history. Note: By “playoff games,” I mean postseason games since the beginning of the Super Bowl era (1966-67), not including the Super Bowls themselves. The Ice Bowl Dallas Cowboys at Green Bay Packers NFL Championship Game; December 31, 1967 The turf at Lambeau Field in Green Bay is known colloquially as the “Frozen Tundra.” On December 31, 1967 it was a sheet of ice. The 1967 NFL title game between the host Packers and the Dallas Cowboys was the 34th NFL Cha...
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