Super Bowl titles
We can’t get out of these pages without talking just a bit about Super Bowl titles.
It amuses me to no end that teams like the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions have never won a title. It only emphasizes just how difficult it is to win it all.
So every time I look at the four Lombardi Trophies that sit on display in the Packers Hall of Fame I feel pretty good about the success of this franchise.
Wins in Super Bowls I and II seemingly came easily – but trying to convince Vince Lombardi of that fact would have been difficult. He had his teams ready to play against the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders.
came along. They helped return the Lombardi Trophy to its rightful place.
And as for the team’s surprising 2010 Super Bowl title, it was probably the most satisfying for Packers fans. As the final seed in that season’s tournament, the Packers won out on the road, beating Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago and then defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl.
Championships don’t come every season, but of those that have been won by the Packers, they were all great … and will never be forgotten.
Now it’s time to add another Lombardi to the trophy case …
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