Lombardi would love this Super Bowl

The trophy will finally be awarded in an atmosphere worthy of legendary coach's name

Updated: June 3, 2010, 6:08 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

They call it the Vince Lombardi Trophy for a reason. As the NFL's most iconic figure, a titan of the tundra whose breath is frozen in time, the coach of the Green Bay Packers earned his link to the biggest game in sports.

So before league owners did the right thing and awarded New York the 2014 Super Bowl, the name on the trophy delivered the deciding vote.

"My father would've been all for it," Vince Lombardi Jr. confirmed by phone.

A proud son of Brooklyn ...

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