July 26, 2014

Lombardi voted greatest NFL coach

ESPN says Green Bay Packers coaching legend Vince Lombardi has been voted

Brad Jones

Brad Jones

ESPN’s “Greatest Coach in NFL History”.

The results were released on Tuesday which also just happen to mark Lombardi’s 100th birthday.  Lombardi was born June 11, 1913 and passed away Sept. 3, 1970 at the age of 57.

AUDIO: Mike McCarthy on Lombardi :14

AUDIO: Mike McCarthy said Lombardi is a great influence on everyone :20

A collection of NFL analysts and commentators at ESPN voted the top 20 coaches in the history of the National Football League.

Packers linebacker Brad Jones sais the tradition in Green Bay with regards to Vince Lombardi is second to none.

AUDIO: Brad Jones asked if he would have wanted to play for Lombardi :07

The rest of the top 5 consists of Bill Walsh, Don Shula, George Halas and Chuck Noll.  Curly Lambeau is 10th.