Vince Lombardi’s gravesite in New Jersey should get Super Bowl tribute

Feb 02, 2014 1485

Vince Lombardi, the Super Bowl trophy's namesake, gravesite is located in Middletown, N.J., less than an hour from MetLife Stadium where the Super Bowl will be played. Would it be too much for the NFL to have someone make that trek and bring the trophy to the gravesite of the man it's named for?

Such is the request of Ed Cardoza, the superintendent of the Monmouth County cemetery where legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi is buried, according to a report by New York's Daily News. Cardoza wants the NFL to shoot a moving tribute, with a trophy ceremony as the showcase.

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