Moment 35 Snow Bowl

Snow Bowl
Photo credit: Green Bay Press-Gazette
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December 01, 1985

Amidst a snowstorm of 10-plus inches at Lambeau Field, the Packers beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 21-0, as less than 20,000 fans could make it to the stadium.

Clearly playing out of their element in the snow, the Bucs could not even function on offense, compiling just 65 total yards. Hall of Fame QB Steve Young was a dismal 8-of-17 for 11 net passing yards, with an interception and five sacks, one that memorably filled his facemask with snow. Alphonso Carreker recorded four of the five sacks for Green Bay’s defense.

The Packers dominated the game even more than the final score indicated, racking up 512 yards of offense but turning the ball over four times. QB Lynn Dickey was 22-of-36 for 299 yards despite the snowy conditions, with James Lofton catching six passes for 106 yards. Meanwhile the running back duo of Eddie Lee Ivery (13 carries, 109 yards) and Gerry Ellis (nine carries, 101 yards) combined for over 200 yards on the ground.

The official attendance was listed as 19,856.
Snow Bowl
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