Thursday, March 31, 2011

“Missing the Fire”

From LIFE magazine in September 1968, we have this two-page article about former Packers’ coach Vince Lombardi at the start of his season as general manager only. He resigned as coach after Green Bay’s Super Bowl II victory, and turned the reigns over to his “capable assistant” Phil Bengston. He missed roaming the sidelines, though, and would be in Washington with the Redskins after the 1968 season.