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The Jets’ iPad passcode is 1969; yeah, they’re dreaming big

The Super Bowl guarantees no longer flow freely from the Jets. The talk of Rose Garden visits and Lombardi Trophies has quieted over the past few years. But that does not mean the Super Bowl is not on this team’s mind. Every time the players look at their playbooks, they get a reminder. Like many teams, the Jets have switched to digital playbooks on their iPads. Players must...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Riding Bikes and Making Memories at Packers Training Camp

Players riding bikes to and from practice during Packers Training Camp is one of the greatest traditions in the NFL. First instituted by Vince Lombardi, the thought was that this would bring the players and fans closer. Embracing the team concept that Lombardi emphasized on the playing field, this would also enforce the team concept to the Packer faithful. Without the support of...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Football from Lombardi's first game, 1921 Packers program among rare items up for auction

Green Bay Packers fans looking for a chance to own significant pieces of the team's history have an opportunity to do just that in a few weeks. Of course, owning those items also will come with a hefty price tag. Heritage Auctions will hold its Platinum Night Sports Auction at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland on July 31 in what is traditionally the most...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Ranked Second In Most Well-Built Teams Of The 00s

For much of the early years of the modern National Football League, it seemed that there was often a dominant team throughout most, or at least a good portion, of a decade. Even prior to the NFL-AFL merger, for example, Vince Lombardi’s  Green Bay Packers were certainly the dominant football force, and they went on […] Steelers Ranked Second In Most Well-Built Teams Of The...
Via Steelers Depot
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Open Letter to NFL Hall of Fame Seniors Committee: Vote in Packers Guard Jerry Kramer

Jerry Kramer was a key member of Vince Lombardi’s dominant teams of the 1960s. He deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. Dear NFL Hall of Fame Seniors Committee: As custodians of the NFL of yesteryear, you are charged with recognizing the remarkable players of a different era. I commend the job you have done as the Pro Football Hall of Fame is well represented with many deserving...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5- Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing: the best quotes by Vince Lombardi

Yesterday was the birthday of arguably the greatest coach to ever coach in the NFL, Mr. Vince Lombardi. Lombardi wasn’t only a great coach, he had a way with words, and his words still live on today. Here are the top five quotes by Vince Lombardi: 5. “Winning is not a sometime thing, it’s an all the time thing. You don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right...
Via cover32 - Packers
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Lombardi willingly accepted gay players on his team

Speculation has run rampant lately about how a gay NFL player would be received by teammates and coaches. The announcement made by NBA veteran Jason Collins earlier this week has further fueled the ongoing debate. Some have offered words of support while others have condemned Collins for publicly revealing he is gay.One man who apparently would have been okay with having a gay player...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 03, 2013  |  32 Comments
MISSING

Report: Ravens lost Lombardi Trophy

John Harbaugh admitted in a press conference that for a short time on Sunday night, the Ravens misplaced the Vince Lombardi trophy.

Via NESN.com
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers cheerleaders: From Lombardi to today

Mary Jane van Duyse Sorgel didn't know a star was born on a chilly November afternoon at Wrigley Field as she performed at halftime of the Green Bay Packers' 1959 game against the Chicago Bears. The blond-haired, gold-costumed dynamo was the head majorette for the Green Bay Packer Band, focused on twirling her baton that day to the delight of more than 46,000 fans. She had...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers still set the clock for Lombardi

GREEN BAY, Wis. From 1959 to 1967, Packers coach Vince Lombardi operated 15 minutes ahead of schedule. As the Pro Football Hall of Famer rose to legendary status, being 15 minutes early became affectionately known as Lombardi Time around Green Bay. On July 20, a new clock facing Lombardi Avenue on the north side of Lambeau Field was officially set to Lombardi Time; 15 minutes ahead...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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