The Most Memorable Moments in Super Bowl History

23. Vince Lombardi Being Carried Off Field

Date: 1/14/1968
Super Bowl: II
Matchup: Packers vs. Raiders
Location: Miami

The gruff, eminently quotable Vince Lombardi had finally reached the end of his illustrious coaching career when Super Bowl II rolled around, and the Packers were determined to send their legendary coach out with a win. Their 33-14 drubbing of the Oakland Raiders cemented Lombardi's legacy as the greatest coach in the history of the NFL. And the team carrying their coach off the field on their shoulders has become the indelible image of one of the game's most legendary, prolific figures. In a manner befitting of his winning ways, Lombardi's Packers won nine playoff games in a row to close out their coach's career.

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