Posts Tagged ‘Vince Lombardi’

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 1 day

We are now one day from the Super Bowl. In honor of being a day away, we should pay homage to Super Bowl I and one of the most unforgettable stories in Super Bowl history.

Pick Six: Iconic images in NFL history

When you think of Chuck Bednarik, what image comes into your mind?

Who do you got: Bears or Packers?

The Bears and Packers have the most longest, and perhaps the most storied rivalry in the NFL. The two teams have played 181 times in the past, and will be fighting it out for a chance to play for the NFL’s ultimate honor for the first time since 1941.

Brady gets schooled in the Packer way on Broadway

Instead of scoping out the competition for this week’s showdown, sure to be league MVP, Tom Brady, caught up on some football history instead when he took in “Lombardi “on Broadway Saturday night with his supermodel wife, Gisele.

Week 11 notable nuggets

A look at some of the notable nuggets from Week 11 with the help of the NFL Network research desk, including Ronde Barber and Ray Lewis reaching some historic milestones.

‘Lombardi’ draws all-star crowd for worthy cause

NEW YORK — Retired players such as Frank Gifford, Willie Lanier and Howie Long were in attendance at the Broadway play “Lombardi” Tuesday night to support, well, retired players. The NFL Family Night event honored the Player Care Foundation, which offers grants and medical programs to those who have suited up in the league to help improve their quality of life.

Lauria’s Lombardi gets to yell at famous folks

“Half the quotes attributed to Lombardi are wrong,” said actor Dan Lauria, who portrays the former NFL coaching legend in a new Broadway play, “LOMBARDI,” which opened last week. “Lombardi never said, ‘Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.’ Red Blaik said it.”

Lombardi: The man, the myth, the Broadway play

In the history real-life people whose lives have been turned into Broadway plays, it’s safe to say none has more NFL victories than Vince Lombardi. Not even close. That is, until someone decides to make “Shula: The Musical.”

NFL to host special night at ‘LOMBARDI’ on Broadway

Beginning Oct. 21, fans have the opportunity to see Dan Lauria starring as legendary coach Vince Lombardi in “LOMBARDI” on Broadway. And on Nov. 9, fans can get in on a special performance of the play that will be preceded by a reception hosted by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 1

By now, you’ve likely seen all the highlights and digested all the relevant fantasy stats from the first Sunday of the 2010 NFL season. Here’s a chance to dig a little deeper, with key nuggets from each of Sunday’s games, courtesy of crack NFL Network research guru George Li.

Coming soon: Vince Lombardi the musical!

Hollywood — and the entertainment industry in general — can never get enough of a good idea.

Getting ready for Lombardi on Broadway

Actor Dan Lauria, who will play legendary NFL coach Vince Lombardi on Broadway, stopped by the NFL Network set last week to talk with Rich Eisen on “Total Access.”

Lombardi is coming to Broadway

The life of Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi is coming to Broadway in the form of LOMBARDI, a new play set to open Oct. 21 at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre.

Packers will use third jersey in 2010; unveiling Friday

The Packers will be going old school with their alternate jersey this season.

A history lesson on the Lombardi Trophy

Steve Sabol reflects on the history of the game’s greatest prize, named after one of it’s most legendary coaches, Vince Lombardi.

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