Yesterday was Vince Lombardi’s birthday. He would have been 100 years old.
For people of my generation, especially young boys who aspired to coach, he was an iconic figure. I wanted to be a coach so I could diagram plays like Lombardi, sure; but I really wanted to be a coach because I wanted to inspire like Lombardi.
Being a Kansas City Chiefs fan, the first Super Bowl will be forever burned in my psyche. If anyone was to beat my team, the Chiefs, let it be the legendary Green Bay Packers, led by my idol, Vince Lombardi.
A year later he left the Packers organization to try his hand at rebuilding the Redskin franchise. I…
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