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Packers, 49ers in for cold playoff game

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick breaks free of the tackle by Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell during a National Football League game on Dec. 29, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz.

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Cold hands and a hard football make for tough catches on chilly winter afternoons at Lambeau Field.
But the arctic front expected to push through Wisconsin in time for this weekend’s NFC wild-card game promises to bring conditions considered frigid even for the famous home of the “frozen tundra.”
Temperatures will be in the single digits and dropping when the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers kick off Sunday afternoon. Maybe the teeth-chattering cold will give the Packers an edge to snap a three-game skid against San Francisco.
“It stings a little bit more outside ...

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