Most Iconic Games in NFL History

We’ve seen the likes of Super Bowl LI, and The Ice Bowl, but which NFL game is the most iconic of all time?

The Top Ten

1 The Ice Bowl

In my opinion, this is the most iconic game in NFL history. Wind chills fell down to nearly -70 degrees, players from Green Bay and Dallas all had frostbite. One of Vince Lombardi’s greatest quotes also came from this game while he was speaking to Bart Starr. “Run it, and let’s get the hell outta here! ” - PackFan2005

2 The Greatest Game Ever Played

How can this be at 2!

Yes, this is what it’s called. The 1958 NFL Championship Game featured the New York Giants and Baltimore Colts go into the NFL’s very first overtime. The thriller was won by Baltimore 23-17. - PackFan2005

3 The Fog Bowl

On New Years Eve of 1988, the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears played at Soldier Field, when later in the game, a dense fog rolled in, and the only reason people knew what was happening in the game was because of the commentators. The Bears won this tough game 20-12. - PackFan2005

4 Super Bowl LI

Making a comeback no one else could master, Tom Brady lead the Patriots to help the Falcons blow a 28-3 lead, in which they dominated in the first half. New England ended up winning on a James White rushing touchdown in the first Super Bowl overtime ever. New England won 34-28. - PackFan2005

5 Super Bowl I

The first Super Bowl that started with a Packers win. Followed by 51 more bowls. - PackFan2005

6 Favre vs. The Raiders

The day after Brett Favre’s father died, he still played, and the results were electrifying. He passed for four touchdowns in the first half, and tacked on 399 yards passing, in a 41-7 crushing of the Oakland Raiders. - PackFan2005

7 1932 NFL Championship Game

This featured the Portsmouth Spartans taking on the Chicago Bears. The game was done indoors due to a Chicago blizzard. Rules that stand to this day were adopted here, and there was even an 80 yard field goal. The Spartans ended up winning 9-0 in this indoor showdown. - PackFan2005

8 The Tuck-Rule Game

Remember this? Last game played at Foxboro Stadium. No? Maybe you’ll remember it by me telling you it’s the tuck- rule game. Yes, Tom Brady fumbled the ball. - PackFan2005

9 The Freezer Bowl

The 1981 AFC Championship Game had the Cincinnati Bengals at home playing the San Diego Chargers. The Bengals used the frigid wind chills (-38 degrees) to their advantage to romp the Chargers, 27-7. - PackFan2005

10 The Longest Game in NFL History

This 1971 AFC Divisional between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Miami Dolphins lasted 82 minutes and 42 seconds. The Dolphins won on an overtime kick. The final score was 27-24. - PackFan2005

The Contenders

11 Monday Night Miracle
12 Heidi Game
13 Epic in Miami

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