Jenilee Wirtz

Monday Morning Motivation: Vince Lombardi

In Inspirational Quotes, Monday Morning Motivation, Sports on February 7, 2011 at 9:49 pm

“The inches we need are everywhere around us.”

-Vince Lombardi

I am not a Green Bay fan (nor am I a Steelers fan), but it is very neat to see the Vince Lombardi trophy heading “home” with the Green Bay Packers. 

In a year when “Lombardi” is a hit on Broadway, it is altogether fitting that the trophy that bears his name is headed back home.

No rewrite was needed for this script, and all the actors played their parts to near-perfection last night as the Packers made history and added to their own rich history.

They jumped ahead early in Super Bowl XLV and led the entire way. But in exhausting fashion, they had to hang on for dear life after their 21-3 lead was repeatedly cut into by the determined Steelers, who kept coming and coming but came up short.

In the end, the Packers made one final defensive stand for a 31-25 victory at Cowboys Stadium.

“The Vince Lombardi Trophy is finally going back home,” coach Mike McCarthy said.

To read more from the New York Post, please click here.


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