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Listen To Radio Broadcast Of The 'Ice Bowl'


Looking to fill the void left as the Packers take the week off? Don't worry.

In conjunction with WTMJ, the flagship station of the Packers Radio Network, offers fans an opportunity to re-live one of the greatest moments in Green Bay Packers history -- when Bart Starr's quarterback sneak helped the Packers clinch a third straight NFL championship during the coldest game in league history -- the Ice Bowl. will air the game in its entirety and free of charge, beginning at 11:00 a.m. (CT), Sunday, October 16.

In addition, the game broadcast will be archived in the multimedia section. recommends the latest FREE version of the RealOne player to listen to audio clips and game broadcasts.

Below is a recap of the Packers' 21-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys at Lambeau Field.

Also, visit's Super Bowls and Championships section to learn more about one of the most storied franchises in professional football.

NFL Championship: Green Bay vs. Dallas

On Dec. 31, 1967, the referees could not stop the action because their whistles froze. Thus, the "Ice Bowl" between the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys bears an appropriate name.

For the right to play in the second AFL-NFL championship, later renamed the Super Bowl, the Packers won 21-17 in front of 50,861 fans at Lambeau Field.

With :13 seconds remaining and no timeouts left, Bart Starr's one-yard dive behind Jerry Kramer and Ken Bowman culminated in a game-winning 12-play, 68-yard drive, which began with 4:50 left on the clock.

The NFL championship game is the coldest game in league annals with the kickoff temperature reading 13 below zero and the wind chill at minus-46.

During this frigid game, the Packers marched out to 14-0 second quarter lead on two touchdown passes from Starr to Boyd Dowler. The momentum then shifted to the Cowboys, who scored 17 straight points, climaxing with a 50-yard touchdown pass from halfback Dan Reeves to Lance Rentzel on the first play of the fourth quarter.

On the play before Starr's game-winning touchdown, Donny Anderson broke the plane of the goal line, but Lee Roy Jordan knocked the ball from his hands, and Anderson had to recover it short of the goal line.

Vince Lombardi called "35 wedge" for the final play, a play designed for Chuck Merecin to run the ball. The Packers caught everyone by surprise, including some of their own teammates, when Starr kept the ball.

The coldest game in league history featured as many colorful stories in the stands and on the sidelines as the storied game had on the playing field. The field's $80,000 heating system failed. Some conspiracy theorists, however, claim Lombardi turned it off. The team canceled marching band performances after noticing blood on a few of the musician's faces. Packers fans unplugged the Cowboys' heated benches during the game while others passed out after the game -- a result of the enormous amounts of alcohol they consumed to keep themselves warm. One elderly fan died of cold exposure.

The Ice Bowl clinched a third straight NFL championship for the Packers. They would go on to defeat the Oakland Raiders in the AFL-NFL World Championship by the score of 33-14.

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