What NFL team was the first to win the Vince Lombardi trophy 5 times?
The San Francisco 49ers were the first to win the Vince Lombardi trophy five times. The Dallas Cowboys also have won the Vince Lombardi trophy five times. However, the team to hold the most Vince Lombardi Trophies is the Pittsburgh Steelers with six.
The Pittsburgh Steelers hold the most Vince Lombardi Trophies, with six. The San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys are tied with five Vince Lombardi Trophies apiece. The New York Giants, New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, and Washington Redskins are all tied for fourth with three apiece. So, the New York Giants have won the Vince Lombardi Trophy three times.
As of Super Bowl XLVIII, the Seahawks have played in two Super Bowls, that being Super Bowl XL in 2006 when they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 21-10. Additionally, they played in Super Bowl XLVIII where they played the Denver Broncos and won 43-8. This was the first time the Seattle Seahawks were crowned Super Bowl champions and took home the Vince Lombardi trophy.
Lombardi was an undersized guard (5'8" 185 lb.) on Fordham's imposing front line, which became known as the Seven Blocks of Granite. It held Fordham's opponents scoreless several times during a string of twenty-five consecutive victories. Frank Leahy, future head coach at Notre Dame, was Lombardi's position coach.