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Super Bowl Blog: Deep Freeze Hits Texas

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By Eric Nelson, WCCO-TV

DALLAS (WCCO) — Super Bowl XLV nuggets from WCCO’s Eric Nelson who is at the ice-coated Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex …

  • It’s so cold in North Texas, that the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers feel right at home. These two frost belt teams were greeted by snow, ice and single-digit temps on Tuesday…
  • Dallas-Ft. Worth freeways and streets are a skating rink, crippling the metroplex, closing down schools and temporarily shutting down DFW Airport. The region is so icy, the Dallas Stars could have played their game against the Vancouver Canucks last night on I-35E…
  • I’ve been to 18 Super Bowls and these are the most frigid conditions since Super Bowl XXXIV in Atlanta. The Texas freeze makes Detroit — host city of Super Bowl XL — seem balmy…
  • Hard to believe that as recently as last Saturday, Dallas was soaking up sun-drenched 75 degree weather…
  • Weather will not be a factor on Sunday. Super Bowl XLV will be played at Dallas Cowboys Stadium, where the retractable roof will be sealed shut…
  • Texas might be the only state big enough for both the Packer and Steeler Nations. Green Bay and Pittsburgh fans are among the most passionate in the NFL and travel extremely well…
  • Both fan bases should begin flocking to North Texas in the next couple days. Cowboys Stadium will be a gold rush on Super Sunday, since both teams have gold in their color schemes…
  • The annual media party was at the House of Blues in downtown Dallas. Among the celebs spotted were Earl Campbell and Tony Dorsett
  • Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson is hosting a celebrity poker tournament for charity Friday night in Dallas. Among those attending are Antoine Winfield and Larry Fitzgerald Jr. Peterson grew up in Palestine, Tx., 106 miles from Dallas…
  • Arlington, Tx. is on quite a sports run. The city hosted the NBA All-Star game last February, the World Series in October and gets a plum event with this week’s Super Bowl…
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