Posts tagged Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi is Getting the Movie Treatment

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There will supposedly be a movie about legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, produced by the same studio that did 42. We’ve heard this before, right?

Want to Buy Vince Lombardi’s House?

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Legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi’s first home in Green Bay is on the market. What do you get for half a mil? Well, let us tell you.

Ranking All 15 Green Bay Packers Coaches

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The Green Bay Packers have had 15 coaches in their long history. Here’s how we rank the Green Bay Packers coaches from No. 15 to No. 1. No surprise at the top.

Vince Lombardi Was No. 1 on ESPN Coaches List

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Vince Lombardi is the greatest coach in NFL history and not just according to us. ESPN “experts” chose Lombardi as the top coach in their NFL coaching top 20 list.

Vince Lombardi Supported Gay Players

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Although it’s been a revelation to just about everyone else, it isn’t to us. Legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi supported gay players.

My New Favorite Vince Lombardi Photo

Vince Lombardi lights a cigarette

Did you know legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi was a smoker? You do now. And he smoked wherever he damn well pleased.

Justice! Dave Robinson is a Hall of Famer

Dave Robinson

Former Green Bay Packers linebacker Dave Robinson will finally and rightfully take his place among the all-time greats as part of the Hall of Fame class of 2013.

Talking Football with Packers Legend Bart Starr

Bart Starr

We had a chance to sit down with Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr to talk some football. Bart enlightens us on Vince Lombardi, Aaron Rodgers, Johnny U and how the game has changed.

Dave Robinson Named Hall of Fame Finalist

Dave Robinson

Former Green Bay Packers linebacker Dave Robinson was named a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist. Here’s why he deserves to go to Canton.

Michael Irvin is Full of Great Ideas

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Former Dallas Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin has a fantastic idea. He wants to rename the Vince Lombardi Trophy. This seems like such a great idea!

A Trophy Apart

Mike McCarthy

Not so deep in the confines of the Hall of Fame of the most-storied franchise in the NFL, four iconic silver statues named after the same franchise’s most-famous coach stand as a testament to 13 NFL Championships. Most would say that the trophies represent the four greatest of these championships: four Super Bowl victories, champions of a […]

‘Lombardi’ Gets Retired

Although there’s been a buzz in NFL circles, the Broadway play about former Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, appropriately titled “Lombardi,” will end its run prematurely. It will close on May 22 after 274 performances. The play was originally scheduled to finish its run June 19.

Win A Set Of Vince Lombardi Books From McGraw-Hill

Lombardi on Leadership

That’s right. We have more swag to give away to you, wonderful reader. This time, we have two prize packages featuring three books from McGraw-Hill, all focused on legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. The books are as follows. What It Takes To Be Number 1: Lombardi on Leadership The Essential Vince Lombardi: Words […]

Kramer Continues To Get The Shaft In HOF Voting

Jerry Kramer

Earlier this week, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced this year’s two senior nominees. They are linebackers Les Richter of the Los Angeles Rams and Chris Hanburger of the Washington Redskins. The nominees are selected by the Seniors Committee, which gives former players who may have been overlooked in the past a chance to […]

HBO The Latest To Jump On Lombardi Bandwagon

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Vince Lombardi is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance nearly 40 years after his death. In addition to a feature film starring Robert De Niro and a Broadway play starring Dan Lauria, the former Green Bay Packers coach will receive the documentary treatment from HBO later this year. The documentary is produced by HBO Sports and […]

Lombardi Also Headed To Broadway

Legendary Green Bay Packers’ coach Vince Lombardi isn’t just headed to the big screen, he’s also headed to Broadway. Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser (Hair) will produce the play, which is scheduled to debut at the Circle in the Square Theater this fall. Unlike the film Lombardi, which will center on Lombardi’s rivalry with Dallas […]

First Look of De Niro As Lombardi

De Niro as Lombardi

Robert De Niro has signed on to play Vince Lombardi in the upcoming big screen production of Lombardi, and more than a few of us are skeptical. Travis Bickle doesn’t bear much of a resemblance to Lombardi. So, we thought we’d go out and get you a shot of De Niro as Lombardi. Actually, we […]

De Niro Will Play Vince Lombardi

Robert De Niro

Word from ESPN, which is developing Lombardi for the big screen in conjunction with Andell Entertainment and the NFL, is that former Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi will be played by Robert De Niro. De Niro’s Tribeca Productions will join ESPN, Andell and the NFL in producing the picture. Writer Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, […]

Lombardi’s Super Bowl II Pre-Game Speech

It was short and sweet, but Vince Lombardi’s Super Bowl II pre-game speech was to the point and he probably didn’t have to say much to the 1967-68 Green Bay Packers anyway. The team finished 9-4-1 that season and after beating the Dallas Cowboys in the Ice Bowl, would go on to handle the Oakland […]

Lombardi to Hit the Big Screen

Lost in the ether while we were blathering on about Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers opening training camp, was the announcement that Lombardi will be coming to the big screen in 2011. As first reported by Variety, Lombardi is a partnership between ESPN, the NFL and Andell Entertainment. The script, which was originally […]