Some of my coworkers and I took a quick break to watch the Green Bay Packers return from yesterday’s Super Bowl victory. We watched the motorcade drive down the airport taxiway in front of our building a little after 2 p.m. Thousands of fans lined the motorcade route between the airport and the stadium to welcome the team home. The TV in our lobby showed live news coverage from a helicopter circling overhead. It was a pretty big deal — kids even had the afternoon off school. Tomorrow there will be an event at Lambeau Field to celebrate the big win.
Estimated 35,000 Green Bay Packers fans welcome home Super Bowl champions
by Doug Schneider
…”[Packers fan Hannah Pieper Elliott] was one of the many fans who waited for hours Monday in 19-degree temperatures to catch a glimpse of the Green Bay Transit buses carrying the Packers back to the stadium from Austin Straubel International Airport in Ashwaubenon. An estimated 35,000 fans lined the street, and parts of Lombardi Avenue and Ridge Road, to welcome their team back from Texas after a 31-25 win Sunday over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV.”…