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VINCE LOMBARDI RUMORS

Audio: Packers HOFer Paul Hornung on Goodell; stories from Lombardi and Jim Brown

Matt Ryan (no, not the Falcons QB) is a friend of cover32 and runs a great podcast titled “22 Weeks” that goes throughout the NFL season. In the season 3 Week 4 episode Ryan scored a huge guest: Former Green Bay Packers star running back and Hall of Famer Paul Hornung. The two hit on a variety of topics including all of the following: - Jim Brown on the college all star team...
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23 days ago  |  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

Lions pick Joe Lombardi as offensive coordinator

The Detroit Lions are turning to the grandson of a coaching legend to run their offense. The club confirmed Tuesday morning that Joe Lombardi will be the offensive coordinator under new coach Jim Caldwell. Lombardi, whose grandfather was Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, has been with the New Orleans Saints the last seven years, including the last five as the quarterbacks coach...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Flashback Sunday: The Dawning of a Dynasty

When Vince Lombardi was hired by the Packers, it marked the most important turning point in the history of the Packers. A former NFL powerhouse, the Packers had been reduced to a laughing stock of the league by the end of the 1950′s. Gone were the glory days of the 1930′s and 1940′s. A series of losing seasons and bad coaches left the Packers at the bottom of the league by...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vince Lombardi celebrated on 100th anniversary of birth

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As the Green Bay Packers practiced Tuesday, the team was reminded of perhaps the most iconic member in the franchise's storied history. It was the 100th anniversary of the birth of Vince Lombardi. The Hall of Fame coach, who had a 98-30-4 record during his time with the Packers and led the team to three NFL championships and two Super Bowls, passed away in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 11, 2013  |  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...
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May 03, 2013  |  32 Comments

Roger Ebert’s reviews of notable sports movies

Roger Ebert died Thursday at the age of 70. Ebert was not only one of the greatest film critics of our time, but also a fantastic writer. The man won a Pulitzer Prize and entertained us with his great movie reviews both in writing and on TV. As I have gotten more and more into movies over time, I started comparing my reviews of a movie to those of the critics. More often than not...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2013  |  1 Comment
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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