Melt down the Lombardi trophy? We're tempted

Mon, Feb 8

The Vince Lombardi Trophy is priceless, right?

Lombardi Trophy
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Don't be so sure. Cash4Gold has estimated that if the hallowed hardware were melted down, it would be worth $1,450 based upon the current price of silver.

Of course, this got us thinking about what we could buy if we ever got our hands on that kind of loot:

• A Super Bowl XLIV football and a Super Bowl XLIV champs helmet, both autographed by Peyton Manning, a customized No. 81 "Baskett" jersey, an "Own the Moment" Super Bowl XLIV license plate frame and three Super Bowl XLI champions pennants to remember happier times

• Seventy-nine copies of "Busted: The Rise and Fall of Art Schlichter"

• Fifty-eight Jeff George autographed rookie cards

• Pretty much as many tickets to the Pacers as you would ever want

• Approximately 285 tasty drinks at a drive-through daiquiri shop in Louisiana and a Peyton Manning waste basket in which to throw up