26 awesome photos from the NFL's snowy Sunday games

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Snow seemed to be almost everywhere during week 14 of the NFL season -- from the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field to the turf at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, players were slipping, sliding and frolicking through winter wonderlands all day.

With Super Bowl XLVIII fewer than two months away, perhaps the football gods were giving us and NFL officials a look at what the game at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands in New Jersey might look like on February 2, 2014. Remember, back in August, the 197-year-old Farmers' Almanac predicted a winter storm will hit the Northeast around the time the Super Bowl is played. At the very least, a host of players got a tuneup on Sunday for a Super Bowl in the snow. Here are some memorable photos from games around the league.

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26 awesome photos from the NFL's snowy Sunday games
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) runs for a first down against the Washington Redskins during the first half at FedEx Field in Landover, Md, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (Mark Gail/MCT via Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 08: Matt Flynn #10 of the Green Bay Packers is sacked by Paul Worrilow #55 of the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field on December 8, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Falcons 22-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions dives unsuccessfully for a pass in front of Cary Williams #26 of the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles won 34-20. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 08: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers under center against the Miami Dolphins during the game on December 8, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball as Nate Allen #29 of the Philadelphia Eagles defends on December 8, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) looks to throw to Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. The Chiefs won 45-10. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 08: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers passes to Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Miami Dolphins during the game on December 8, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles won 34-20. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 8: Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles hurdles safety Louis Delmas #26 for a 40 yard run for a touchdown in the third quarter during a game at Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 08: DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles is tackled by Jeremy Ross #12 of the Detroit Lions on December 8, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Detroit Lions 34-20. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Snow kicks up from the collision as Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) is hammered by Minnesota Vikings safety Jamarca Sanford (33) after he gets a first down at about the five yard line that leads to the game's only touchdown of the first half as the Baltimore Ravens beat the Minnesota Vikings 29-26 at M&T Bank Stadium, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 in Baltimore, MD. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images)
Ravens' Jacoby Jones (12) runs away from Vikings' Shaun Prater (27), right, for a 77-yards kick off returned for a touchdown in the fourth quarter as the Baltimore Ravens beat the Minnesota Vikings 29-26 at M&T Bank Stadium, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 in Baltimore, MD. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 08: Head coach Mike Tomlin watches his Pittsburgh Steelers looks on against the Miami Dolphins at Heinz Field on December 8, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Miami won the game 34-28. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 8: FedEx field in the snow as the Washington Redskins play the Kansas City Chiefs on December, 8, 2013 in Landover, MD. (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 08: Cornerback Jimmy Smith #22 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates after a play in the first half against the Minnesota Vikings at M&T Bank Stadium on December 8, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Ravens won, 29-26. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 08: Jimmy Wilson #27 of the Miami Dolphins tackles Jerricho Cotchery #89 of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second quarter at Heinz Field on December 8, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 08: Tackle Michael Oher #74, guard Marshal Yanda #73 and center Gino Gradkowski #66 of the Baltimore Ravens stand on the snow covered field during the national anthem before playing the Minnesota Vikings at M&T Bank Stadium on December 8, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Ravens won, 29-26. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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