"For us, it's a little embarrassing," Emmitt Smith said. "But tht's just the way the bounced."
A number that is expected to rise is the temperature. The forecasted high is 102, which would make it the hottest weather the Packers have experienced.
Maybe that's not a bad thing for a southern boy like Brett Favre. Afterall, the on-field temperature was over 90 when Favre relieved QB Don Majkowski on that fateful September day in 1992.
"I'm a southern boy and I love it hot and humid, but only when I'm weed-eatin' and cutting the grass," Favre admitted. "You can take a break if you want and just sit and think about playing football. But you've got no choice when you're playing in it."
The Packers practiced with a jacked-up thermostat inside the Don Hutson Center this week to prepare.
Will it pay off? Stay tuned to PackerReport.com for full game details.