Cold, hard fact: Seahawks-Vikings is third-coldest game in NFL history

The Vikings and Seahawks are dealing with some pretty frigid conditions on Sunday afternoon (although Bud Grant remains holy unimpressed), grinding out 3 whole points through the first half (follow the action in our GameTracker). 

Minnesota knows cold weather, but this game was so chilly. In fact, it goes down as the coldest game in Vikings history, with a minus-6 degree temperature at kickoff.

Third-coldest game in NFL history! 

It's so cold the Vikings gjallarhorn shattered. It's so cold people were using sideline heaters to warm up camera batteries. 

-9 and heating up camera batteries on the sideline

A photo posted by Dawn Mitchell (@dawnatfox9) onJan 10, 2016 at 7:40am PST

Also, it's so cold that cans of beer are freezing in the air.

Long story short? It's really freaking cold.

To say it's cold in Minneapolis is an understatement. (USATSI)
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