Philly blizzard: Super Bowl preview?

XLVIII might be fun to watch in snow, but integrity of game could be threatened

Originally Published: December 8, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA – This was fun. Despite a weather forecast that called for a mere dusting, the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles played in a surprise blizzard Sunday. Snow started falling about 90 minutes before kickoff, and it didn't relent until early in the fourth quarter.

The field was covered before kickoff. The grounds crew could not keep up. They shoveled the yard lines and goal lines at every opportunity during the game but opted not to plow at halftime. There was ...

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