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2016 CFL East Final Ottawa REDBLACKS vs Edmonton Eskimos 

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The recent Austria v Netherlands women's football friendly was played in a heavy fog that made it impossible for the commentators and crowd to see much of the game:

 

 

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Going north of the border, and waaay back for this one: The epic 1977 Grey Cup, played at Olympic Stadium in Montreal (and the first one played at that venue) was played on conditions similar to an ice rink. The hometown Montreal Alouettes had an ingenious idea of getting around the hard field: Stapling 'X's on the soles of their shoes. It worked, and they cruised to a 41-6 rout of the Edmonton Eskimos (however, the next few years would be quite another story for the Eskies....).

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7 hours ago, Trapper John said:

Literally like 7 inches of show fell during this game is was really bad weather.  

 

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Literally like an amazing feat inside the Silverdome.

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On 8/20/2017 at 11:24 PM, joey joe joe jr. shabadoo said:

I remember the Jets and Patriots playing a brutal monsoon game in Foxboro in November of 1993. Haven't found any photos of it yet

 

Boomer Esiason recently talked about this game - he said he couldn't see receivers ten yards away because of the rain.  Some hyperbole, sure, but he said something to the effect of "We won the game 6-3 or something like that"...which was indeed the score.

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On 11/4/2017 at 6:48 PM, johnnysama said:

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Going north of the border, and waaay back for this one: The epic 1977 Grey Cup, played at Olympic Stadium in Montreal (and the first one played at that venue) was played on conditions similar to an ice rink. The hometown Montreal Alouettes had an ingenious idea of getting around the hard field: Stapling 'X's on the soles of their shoes. It worked, and they cruised to a 41-6 rout of the Edmonton Eskimos (however, the next few years would be quite another story for the Eskies....).

They should’ve closed the roof. Oh wait...

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On August 20, 2017 at 11:24 PM, joey joe joe jr. shabadoo said:

I remember the Jets and Patriots playing a brutal monsoon game in Foxboro in November of 1993. Haven't found any photos of it yet

 

Highlights start at 9:05

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Colorado State at Wyoming this past weekend was beautiful! Looked a snow globe. And the my Pokes won!

 

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On 11/5/2017 at 6:49 AM, WSU151 said:

 

Boomer Esiason recently talked about this game - he said he couldn't see receivers ten yards away because of the rain.  Some hyperbole, sure, but he said something to the effect of "We won the game 6-3 or something like that"...which was indeed the score.

 

6-0, back then the Pats had a nightmarish rookie kicker named Missin Scott Sisson. 0-2 on his FG attempts.

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Sorry if it was posted before but i remember looking for christmas trees in a blizzard when this was happening:

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2 minutes ago, flyersfan said:

Sorry if it was posted before but i remember looking for christmas trees in a blizzard when this was happening:

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I was on a highway in South Jersey during this snowstorm. A 30 minute ride turned into 2.5 hours.

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