Packers history: Lombardi talks about another championship

In today’s look back at the history of the Green Bay Packers, brought to you by the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, we hear the voice of Vince Lombardi talking about defending the team’s world championship.

What comes out of this for me is confidence in his own skills, but also confidence in his charges.

Enjoy …

Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi Proclaims His 
Team Ready to Defend Title

April 8, 1962 – “We truly understand this great challenge to repeat as champions. If this team is willing to sacrifice as much as it did last year, we will be ready to accept that challenge.” Though training camp is months away, Vince Lombardi appears ready for his team to begin defense of its 1961 NFL title as evidenced by his speech to more than 200 at the Eagles Club in Milwaukee. Lombardi also states he believes the team has had a fine draft and that first-round pick, Earl Gros, will be “the fastest back I’ve had in Green Bay.”


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