Dolphins hoping history repeats in frigid Kansas City

The weather forecast for Saturday in Kansas City calls for temperatures to hover around 0 and that means the wind chill will be way worse.

No weather for a team from Miami but the Dolphins will face the Chiefs in an AFC Wild Card game at Arrowhead.

The coldest game in Dolphins franchise history took place in Kansas City in 2008 and Miami came away with a 38-31 win.

It was the next-to-last week of the regular season and Chad Pennington threw three touchdown passes.

Per AP:

The temperature at the noon kickoff was 10 degrees with a wind chill of minus-12, the coldest conditions the Dolphins have ever played in. No doubt it was even icier when Pennington engineered a 13-play, 85-yard drive capped by his tiebreaking 14-yard TD pass to Anthony Fasano with 4:08 left.

“Right now, [the drive] is a blur,” Pennington said. “It was so cold, my brain is not working real well. I can just remember time after time it was somebody making a play, breaking a tackle, making a catch, making a big block, making play after play to keep the drive going.”

At 10 degrees, it was exactly 30 degrees colder than the coldest home game the Dolphins played, on Dec. 24, 1989 against, of all teams, the Chiefs. … Dolphins lost their previous coldest game, 14-10, at New England. … The coldest game played at Arrowhead kicked off at zero degrees on Dec. 18, 1983.


Story originally appeared on Touchdown Wire