Speaking to the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe, the Hall of Fame wide receiver said that the name of the Lombardi Trophy ought to be changed to include the name of Belichick.
“I think the world of Belichick,” Irvin said to the Herald. “I told him this: ‘Man, if it was up to me, that trophy would be called the Lombardi/Belichick.’ I don’t care what they think. It would be called the Lombardi/Belichick. That’s how good he is to do what he’s doing in this day and age, what the league is now.”
Irvin is part of the small club of NFL players who have won three Super Bowls, so he certainly has an appreciation of Belichick’s three titles in four years, particularly during a salary cap era "
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