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Breakfast: 5 facts about historic Lambeau Field


For just the second time in franchise history, the Texans will travel to historic Lambeau Field for a matchup with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

Perhaps the most unique venue in the NFL, Lambeau Field is rich with tradition. Learn more with five facts about the stadium and the photo gallery below.

  1. Lambeau Field is the NFL's oldest stadium and one of the three oldest professional sports stadiums in the United States. It was built in 1957 and is currently hosting its 60th season of football.
  1. Lambeau Field was originally called City Stadium, and was built for $960,000. The stadium was renamed after the Packers' founder and first coach, E.L. "Curly" Lambeau, who passed away in 1965.
  1. The Texans are the only NFL team that has never lost at Lambeau Field. Houston won its lone matchup in Green Bay in 2008, 24-21.
  1. Often nicknamed 'The Frozen Tundra', Lambeau Field is known for hosting some of the coldest games in NFL history, including the 1967 Ice Bowl between the Packers and Cowboys, where temperatures hovered around -15 degrees with nearly a -50 degree wind chill.
  1. Lambeau Field can hold 81,435 fans, which is the second largest capacity in the league, behind New York's MetLife Stadium.

Never been to Green Bay? Take a look at photos of historic Lambeau Field.

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