VINCE LOMBARDI RUMORS

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...
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Weekly Rewind: Vince Lombardi, a new starting center, rejoicing over Jennings’ new home, more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you caught up on all things Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers -There will be a new starting center for Aaron Rodgers next season. (READ) -Two guys walk into a bar… and one is Vince Lombardi. (READ) -What is Antonio Freeman up to now? (READ) -The top five offensive lineman in Packers history. (READ) -Chicago signs...
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March 15, 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...
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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

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...
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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...
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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
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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.

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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...
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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...
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December 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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