Weather is furthest thing from players' minds

Unless it's extremely windy, the weather shouldn't matter to the players according to Salisbury.

Updated: January 21, 2005, 5:11 PM ET
By Sean Salisbury | ESPN Insider
I don't believe anybody on the four teams playing this weekend is complaining about the weather. I've talked to someone on every team and it's not about the weather. The weather talk is overrated and is something for the media and fans. The winners of these games get to play in the most important game of their lives. Who cares about the weather!

The only weather condition I'd worry about is wind. If it's exceptionally windy, then passes and kicks will be affected, but that probably won't be a problem. If there's a player on any of these teams thinking about the weather, then they'll choke the game away.

These players don't care about the weather and that's why they are vying to play for a chance at a Super Bowl.


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