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ESPN to Air "Lombardi's Legacy" Special

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ESPN to Air "Lombardi's Legacy" Special

In honor of what would be Vince Lombardi's 100th birthday in the month of June, ESPN will air a special special titled Lombardi's Legacy commemorating the coach's legacy and accomplishments on Thursday June 6 at 8 p.m. CT.

According to an ESPN press release:

Berman will be joined in-studio by ESPN analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Ditka and former Green Bay Packers right guard Jerry Kramer, who played for Lombardi and helped lead the Packers to five NFL titles and wins in Super Bowls I and II.  Hall of Fame Packers quarterback Bart Starr is also scheduled to be interviewed.

An NFL Films-produced feature within the show will offer rare in-game audio of Lombardi coaching. Current and former NFL head coaches will also reflect on Lombardi’s legacy, discussing his indelible impact on the game of football more than 40 years since he last coached in the NFL. (Note: Lombardi’s Legacy will re-air on Tuesday, June 11 at 9 p.m. on ESPN2)

ESPN is also celebrating the 100th anniversary of Lombardi's birth by doing a four-part television series counting down the 20 best coaches in NFL history.

The schedule of the Lombardi-themed programming is as follows:

Date Time (ET) Show Network
Tue, June 4 7 p.m. Greatest Coaches in NFL History (20-16) ESPN
Wed, June 5 7 p.m. Greatest Coaches in NFL History (15-11) ESPN
  7:30 p.m. Greatest Coaches in NFL History (10-6) ESPN
Thu, June 6 8:30 p.m. Greatest Coaches in NFL History (5-1) ESPN
  9 p.m. Lombardi’s Legacy ESPN
Tues, June 11 9 p.m. Lombardi’s Legacy (re-air) ESPN2

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FITZCORE 1252'S EVO's picture

Sweet.

GBPDAN's picture

I'm setting the dvr now

Stroh's picture

Cool that its re-airing on Lombardi's Birthday... And mine!

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