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Football is much better in cold weather

Originally Published: January 21, 2011
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Here are the two biggest reasons I'm looking forward to this weekend's AFC and NFC championship games: Pittsburgh's game-day forecast -- high of 19, low of 9 -- and Chicago's game-day forecast -- high of 23, low of 18 with a chance of snow. The forecast is so gloriously frigid I hope Jon Krakauer is credentialed to chronicle the suffering.

The Bears were just 8 yards from the end zone on a first-and-goal. But there were just 12 seconds left in the game, the temperature had ...

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