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Brrrrr: Could be coldest home playoff game in Broncos' history when they host Ravens

  • Denver Broncos wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker stretch at football practice at the team's training facility in Englewood, Colo., on Wednesday, Jan.9, 2013. The Broncos are scheduled to play the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL playoff game on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)The Associated Press

  • Denver Broncos head coach John Fox watches as players warmup at football practice at the team's training facility in Englewood, Colo., on Thursday, Jan.10, 2013. The Broncos are scheduled to play the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL playoff game on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)The Associated Press

  • Denver Broncos head coach John Fox talks with quarterback Peyton Manning (18) at football practice at the team's training facility in Englewood, Colo., on Wednesday, Jan.9, 2013. The Broncos are scheduled to play the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL playoff game on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)The Associated Press

  • Denver Broncos head coach John Fox instructs players at football practice at the team's training facility in Englewood, Colo., on Wednesday, Jan.9, 2013. The Broncos are scheduled to play the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL playoff game on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)The Associated Press

That glove Peyton Manning's been wearing will come in quite handy Saturday for what could be the coldest home postseason game in Denver Broncos' history.

The game-time temperature when the Broncos host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC divisional playoffs is expected to be 17 degrees, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Kalina.

In other words, "bundle up," Kalina said.

The coldest postseason contest at Mile High was 18 degrees for the 1977 AFC championship game, when Denver beat Oakland 20-17.

The chilliest home game ever in Denver? That would be 9 degrees against San Diego on Dec 10, 1972.

To prepare for the wintry weather, Manning wore an orange-and-grey glove on his throwing hand the last two games.