The Packers haven't been good at all on turf in the past ten seasons. Only twice since 1992 has the team posted a winning record in regular season indoor games: 1992 when the team went 2-1 and the Super Bowl championship season of 1996, when they went 3-2.
Green Bay is 3-3 in indoor playoff games, and won probably the biggest game in the team's history – Super Bowl XXXI – in the indoor, carpeted climes of the Superdome in New Orleans. "We hope that we can repeat that kind of performance," Favre said.
In 2001, the Packers played only two games inside. They were walloped by the Minnesota Vikings in the Metrodome 35-13 and beat the Detroit Lions 29-27 in their last visit to the Pontiac Silverdome on Thanksgiving. The team did the reverse in 2000, beating the Vikings and losing to the Lions.
Head coach Mike Sherman is 2-2 in domes. Former head coach Mike Holmgren was 11-17 in domes, including 0-8 in Dallas, which has a quasi-domed roof, but counts as an indoor game. Ray Rhodes was 0-3 inside in 1999.