A third-generation Lombardi

February, 3, 2010
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MIAMI -- Make sure you check out this column on the grandson of Vince Lombardi -- who, as ESPN.com’s Len Pasquarelli notes, just so happens to be the position coach of New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees.

Joe Lombardi, born a year after his grandfather died, has Vince’s square jaw but said he has made no attempt to match his glowering personality as the Saints' quarterbacks coach.

Said Lombardi: "I thought that, as a coach and as a Lombardi, I had to have the force of his personality. But I eventually realized that wasn't me."

Regardless, he is one victory away from winning the trophy named for his grandfather.

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