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VINCE LOMBARDI RUMORS

Mike McCarthy Way Makes Debut

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy received one of the biggest honors a head coach can, at least in Green Bay.  On Tuesday this week, Potts Avenue officially became Mike McCarthy Way.  The renaming was approved last summer and it was made official this week.  The street runs east and west along Ray Nitschke Field.  Ironically, McCarthy wasn’t even in town when the change...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Lombardi sweater sells for $43,000 at auction

Pay 58 cents for a sweater at a thrift shop. Sell it for over $43,000. This is what happened to Sean and Rikki McEvoy after they took a closer look at their purchase. The two ended up selling a pretty awesome piece of memorabilia in an auction in New York City. Details regarding the sweater are pretty neat. It was apparently from Lombardi’s West Point days. Of course this means...
Via Sportsnaut
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Grandson of great Vince Lombardi caught picking his nose

NFL sidelines are constantly being monitored, from spying eyes on the other side to TV cameras and cellphones. Need to fix your wedgie? Clean the huevos rancheros you had for breakfast out of your teeth? Wait until you get to the locker room. Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi -- the grandson of legendary NFL head coach Vince Lombardi -- got caught slipping on Sunday...
Via Fox Sports
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Lombardi’s quotes, hating on the Seahawks, more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Green Bay Packers this week. Green Bay Packers - The top 5 Vince Lombardi quotes (READ) - Power Rankings: The best division in the NFL (READ) - Chris Moran hates the Seattle Seahawks, with a passion (READ) - Mailbag: Is Ted Thompson’s future with the Packers in question...
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June 14, 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

Historical Perspective: Vince Lombardi’s Offense Was More Complex Than You Think

Vince Lombardi ran a precision offense that may be remembered somewhat incorrectly within his legend. Former Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi is arguably the greatest coach in the history of the NFL. However, I believe that his legacy is actually underrepresented in the annals of fame. Lombardi is often credited for having his teams seek perfection. As part of this perfection...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Joe Lombardi Fits For the Detroit Lions

According to ESPN, the Detroit Lions have hired Saints quarterback coach Joe Lombardi as their offensive coordinator. Hiring Lombardi for the Lions may be the answer they need to help quarterback Matthew Stafford.  Lombardi has been coaching one of the best quarterbacks for five years in the league; Drew Brees.  With the addition of new head coach Jim Caldwell, who was previously...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lions To Hire Vince Lombardi’s Grandson As New Offensive Coordinator

The Detroit Lions have never won a Lombardi Trophy, so adding a Lombardi to their staff might just do the trick. The Lions hired New Orleans Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi as their new offensive coordinator on Tuesday, according to ESPN. Lombardi, who is the grandson of Hall of Fame head coach Vince Lombardi, emerged as the favorite for the position late last week after the...
Via NESN.com
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions hire Vince Lombardi’s grandson Joe Lombardi as the team’s new OC

New Orleans Saints QB coach Joe Lombardi – who happens to be the grandson of the legendary Vince Lombardi – has been hired by the Lions as the team’s new offensive coordinator according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Saints QB coach Joe Lombardi, the grandson of Vince Lombardi, will be hired as Lions new offensive coordinator. per league sources — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 21, 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
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