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Brett Favre begins to build some drama

NFL_favre2_250.jpgAs the opening of his team’s training camp approaches, Vikings quarterback Brett Favre needs to eventually make a decision about whether he’ll play football in 2010.  Unlike 2008 and 2009, he hasn’t retired.  Thus, this year, no one believes he won’t be playing football.

But, as agent Bus Cook made clear recently in colorful and entertaining terms, Brett likes to have a little drama in his life.  And so, before riding into Winter Park on a white steed to save once again the bacon of Brad Childress, Favre needs to make us all think he possibly won’t be playing.

It’s not surprising, then, that he has hinted in an interview with USA Today that, in the end, he may not play.

“After almost nine weeks, it’s not where I would like it to be, but I’m
working at it,” Favre said of his surgically-repaired ankle, via Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.  “Maybe it never gets to where I
want it to be.  Forty years old . . . three surgeries . . . that’s all you need to
know.”

Well, no.  What we need to know is whether Brett is going to play this year.  And that’s what Chilly needs to know, given that Favre currently occupies a spot on the 80-man roster.  Should he be placed on the PUP list or into some other category that would allow the team to take more than 79 players to camp?  Should they accelerate Joe Webb’s development?  Should they give Tommy Kramer or Fran Tarkenton a call?

“If I could guarantee it, I would,” Favre said of his possible return.  “Obviously, I can’t make people understand what I’m going through.”

Favre also said that Childress didn’t provide a deadline for Favre’s return.  Favre realizes that, as a practical matter, he needs to poop or get off the tractor.  “There obviously comes a point where you’ve probably gone too far, where
you just have to move on,” Favre said. “He hopes I make the right decision for myself –
one way or the other.”

Our guess?  Ed Werder will be reporting by the end of the month that Favre will give his ankle a few more weeks to improve but that he currently plans to retire.  And then, once people actually being to believe that Favre actually may not play, Chilly will be playing the role of Al Cowlings once again, driving the Hall of Famer from the plane to the practice field.

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  1. Contra says: Jul 20, 2010 7:42 PM

    How about the media stops cradling his nuts over this non-story? Its like me asking one of my employees if they are coming in tomorrow. They never said no so why should I ask!? I know its a slow time in sports but COME ON! Favre is NOT the reason this is getting blown out of proportion, its the media.

  2. Real Vikings fans wouldn't cheer for Favre says: Jul 20, 2010 7:44 PM

    Tracy Porter

  3. MACK DADDY says: Jul 20, 2010 7:44 PM

    If I were a Viking fan I’d be a little concerned right about now. As a Packer fan, I must admit, this whole circus is fun to watch.

  4. skimbell says: Jul 20, 2010 7:44 PM

    Obviously, I can’t make people understand what I’m going through.”
    Damn, this is getting out of control. Farve really seems to be just a whiney little bitch anymore.
    Sad.

  5. flop 4 strahan says: Jul 20, 2010 7:47 PM

    He just doesn’t have the physical and mental toughness to win a big game.
    Time to move aside and let the real men play

  6. jamesz23 says: Jul 20, 2010 7:52 PM

    Why does he do this?

  7. gregjennings says: Jul 20, 2010 7:52 PM

    I’m glad he’s the Vikings problem now.

  8. vikesuk4ever says: Jul 20, 2010 7:53 PM

    Pervey’s cleaning his undies out right now!

  9. jm4385 says: Jul 20, 2010 7:54 PM

    WOW. It just never ends with this guy. Im not a lions fan…but i do recall SUH saying previously that he wanted to hit favre. And i will pray he does. So hard infact that while bretts wife is cookn sum dinner for the kids in mississipi in thier cute little kitchen that brett payed for….his wife will actually be knocked out as well from the velocity of the hit he endures from the beast. Known as SUH of course.

  10. Sacram3ntal says: Jul 20, 2010 7:55 PM

    “Our guess? Ed Werder will be reporting by the end of the month that Favre will give his ankle a few more weeks to improve but that he currently plans to retire. And then, once people actually being to believe that Favre actually may not play, Chilly will be playing the role of Al Cowlings once again, driving the Hall of Famer from the plane to the practice field.”
    _____________________________
    THIS. You nailed it, absolutely.
    Besides wanting to avoid training camp, Favre just can’t stand that everyone is taking his return for granted.
    Once he feels the national sports media is sufficiently hanging on his every word he’ll be back, soaking up the attention, playing for nothing but the love of his name- err the game.

  11. Crazyjenks says: Jul 20, 2010 7:56 PM

    Poop or get off the tractor?? You trying to be cute you damn hillbilly?

  12. funi says: Jul 20, 2010 7:56 PM

    Where is the poser, Rachel Nichols at??

  13. DirtDawg55 says: Jul 20, 2010 7:57 PM

    Yawn. Same old Brett. Same old story. Same old conclusion. Brett returns. Has big regular season. Provides eight more great stories. Then chokes it in a big game. Same old backers continue to defend his horribly over rated career.
    Seriously. One Super Bowl ring? That’s his legacy? And if it wasn’t for Desmond Howard, even that would have been in doubt. Favre could be the biggest choke job in the league with
    Peyton not far behind.

  14. Green n' Gold says: Jul 20, 2010 7:57 PM

    Yawn.. What a complete Diva in every sense of the word!

  15. TheToolofTools says: Jul 20, 2010 7:57 PM

    “Brett Favre begins to build some drama”
    he’s a drama queen… how can this be a headline.

  16. StonerLab says: Jul 20, 2010 7:59 PM

    Favre “begins to build drama?”
    Are you frickin’ kidding me?
    Is the sky blue?…..Does the sun set?
    This is as anticlimatic as you can get! Everybody & their mother knows Favre is coming back.
    Besides LeBron Favre has to be the biggest “Diva” in the Sports World today. The only question is when will the Viking’s season officially end this year? Will it be in the 1st round? Or will it be in the Divisional Playoff? For NFL fans who are NOT Viking fans I look forward to the Viking’s season ending so Favre can go home & get back on his lawn mower permanantly!

  17. flop 4 strahan says: Jul 20, 2010 7:59 PM

    Queenies are too stupid to understand that this is a 12 win team without Baby Brett
    But hey, you’ll always have that glorious trophy for beating the Pack in a meaningless regular season game last year – so ya got that going for ya…
    Maybe when we win championship #13 we’ll give you one of our old Lombardi trophies – just so you can see what one looks like compared to, ya know, the trophy you get for winning, ya know, meaningless regular season games.

  18. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 20, 2010 8:00 PM

    Karlos Dansby

  19. Occam says: Jul 20, 2010 8:01 PM

    “Should he be placed on the PUP list…..”
    I’m pretty sure he’s already on that list multiple times.
    That is an acronym for “Picked Under Pressure,” correct?

  20. halestorm74 says: Jul 20, 2010 8:03 PM

    Oh all you guys are soooo right! This is soooo horrible! He will He won’t He will He won’t!
    But in the end its a small price for Viking fans to pay for 30+ TDs and

  21. penguininbondage says: Jul 20, 2010 8:03 PM

    You guys really make me sick. Even the retard at the end of the block knows he’s playing.

  22. pervy harvin says: Jul 20, 2010 8:03 PM

    …just got a text from Brett today. He told me that we will be fishing in Aug. I think he is gonna play.

  23. Notoroius B.U.G. says: Jul 20, 2010 8:12 PM

    jamesz23 says:
    Why does he do this?
    —————————
    Florio does this because he knows Favre stories are the most commented posts on this site. Wait until Jimmy Smith and Bob Nelson get home from scrubbing floors at McDonalds and they’ll each start their verbal diahrea….

  24. Contra says: Jul 20, 2010 8:20 PM

    Occam says:
    July 20, 2010 8:01 PM
    “Should he be placed on the PUP list…..”
    I’m pretty sure he’s already on that list multiple times.
    That is an acronym for “Picked Under Pressure,” correct?
    ———–
    No you asshat! Its Physically Unable to Perform. OH…OH You were trying to be funny!? I see….nice try.

  25. mattgso says: Jul 20, 2010 8:24 PM

    favre, diva.
    Will intentionally miss week 1.

  26. Nate is Gay for Brady says: Jul 20, 2010 8:25 PM

    ACK!! ACCKKKK!!!! Puke. Barf.
    So sick of this. So, so sick of it.
    I HOPE he comes back, and gets crushed in week 1. BAM! Career over.
    Good riddance.

  27. Scott P says: Jul 20, 2010 8:33 PM

    Seriously this is like the 3rd sequel of Friday the 13th. We know how its going to end and its not slightly as compelling as the 1st rendition.

  28. VikingsPrincess says: Jul 20, 2010 8:36 PM

    Another Brett Favre story? Man – this makes it hard to keep all of the Vikings/Packers insults in one place.
    I love watching Brett Favre play (when he’s in purple) and he seems like he’s evolved into a decent person… but there’s nothing new in this story. He reiterated what he said after the ESPYs. We all know what it means.
    This kinda makes me want to poke someone in the eye with a spork. Where are the Packer fans?

  29. timegambit says: Jul 20, 2010 8:42 PM

    “I’m glad he’s the Vikings problem now.”
    “If I were a Viking fan I’d be a little concerned right about now. As a Packer fan, I must admit, this whole circus is fun to watch. ”
    Packer fans are the cutest. Lips quivering and hands sweaty, they lash out via the keyboard, unless mom’s playing solitaire, then via ham radio…or walkie talkie.
    Anyone else hear the, “Love Hurts,” tune by Nazareth, in the background?

  30. VikingsPrincess says: Jul 20, 2010 8:43 PM

    @flop4strahan
    You said, “But hey, you’ll always have that glorious trophy for beating the Pack in a meaningless regular season game last year – so ya got that going for ya…”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Actually there were two “meaningless” beatdowns and a third regular season one the year before. Rodgers is 1 – 3 versus the Vikings.
    We were ready to pound you down for a 3rd time in the play-offs… provided you could make it out of the Wild Card round, which, of course, you could not so we kicked the Cowboys around the field instead.
    And, truly, we all know that there wasn’t one Packer fan in existence who thought either of the regular season games were meaningless. 2009 will always be the season your former favorite QB socked it to ya – twice.

  31. malarkey says: Jul 20, 2010 8:43 PM

    The Vikes should sign another quarterback, like Brunell, just to play along with Brett’s charade.

  32. Levija says: Jul 20, 2010 8:44 PM

    it wouldnt be drama if the people wouldnt report on it

  33. Jeremy says: Jul 20, 2010 8:45 PM

    Things are a little more complicated this year. Last year he was a free agent and could do whatever he wants.
    This year he’s officially under contract, and one would assume contractually obligated to participate all things mandatory. Even injured, he’d be expected to be in attendance.
    Granted, Childress can excuse him from that and many have said he’s earned that right. But once he officially does that, he’s officially opened the pandora’s box. He can longer say with any credibility “nobody is bigger than the team”. I think he’d like to avoid that.

  34. Bwa Ha Ha says: Jul 20, 2010 8:47 PM

    He should hook up with Lebron James and ESPN, have a big spectacular made for TV special.
    Call it “The Decision” have lots of smoke, I mean WHOLE lots of smoke.
    Announce it like that, sell some Tee shirts, Sell some Pepsi

  35. VegasChris says: Jul 20, 2010 8:48 PM

    And if me aunt had balls, she’d be me uncle.

  36. robert ethen says: Jul 20, 2010 8:51 PM

    Yeah, Favre has been all over the map about that ankle, hasn’t he?
    No one believed those doctored photos in the weeks after the champioship season. No one believed he was hobbling around in pain for a few months. No one believed he might have to have surgery. No one believed that the surgery occurred. No one believed that surgery doesn’t guarantee success. No one believe that he may still have problems with the ankle, post surgery.
    It’s all just an act and a scam to avoid training camp and keep the media interested. Just like it was a year ago with his bicep muscle. The guy will go to any length to pull the wool over our eyes, including having invasive surgery and parts of his body removed. Damn diva.

  37. WingT says: Jul 20, 2010 8:57 PM

    I find it amazing that so many “football” fans hate Favre.
    The man is 40 years old. He is an amazing , one in a lifetime type of athlete. Guess what, he’s going to be different, get it?
    The fact that he still wants to play the game is amazing. His body has been pounded for 20 + years !
    He’s just being very very honest and people can’t understand that. He will not come back unless he feels he is physically and mentally ready to take the beating. There is no question that he wants to play – he’s just being totally honest with everyone by saying ” I don’t know’.
    Greenbay offered a solution to his ” wavering” . How did that work out for Green bay?

  38. numberfour says: Jul 20, 2010 9:00 PM

    drama? u mean liked an unforced pick in a playoff game when he could have run the ball well into field goal range?

  39. FloridaFavreFan says: Jul 20, 2010 9:01 PM

    Florio – the only reason there is drama on Brett Favre’s return is that you and the media create it. He has a right to wait to determine if he can play or not. The next article on Brett should only be when he does announce whether he plays or not. Until then – stop creating the drama!!!!!

  40. Buster Blueth says: Jul 20, 2010 9:08 PM

    None of the Vikings players give a crap if he is in camp or not, many have spoken out confirming that the locker room is fine with it. He’s coming back, and he’ll be as dominant as last year. With a year under his belt with this group, things should be smooth sailing all year. I’m looking forward to the success already.

  41. JimmySmith says: Jul 20, 2010 9:13 PM

    Compare the two organizations and their approach; Green Bay had to put up with this for about 5 seasons prior to Favre’s first tearful retirement. They knew Favre had not performed well in the playoffs (choke, choke) and they had another QB ready to go so they finally moved on. Trouble was, Favre was not so they traded him.
    The other organization knows no boundaries of shame. They are willing to beg, plead, and turn over the personnel decisions to Favre in order to get just one more year. What they don’t realize or are too blind to see, is that it wouldn’t get you to the Superbowl, he is going to blow another game, perform poorly somewhere in the playoffs and the Vikings would be better off just moving on. But that would require guts, insight, and leadership, three attributes that would never be used in the same sentence containing the name, Childress.
    So let it play out the way it will, Favre will pretend like he doesn’t know, Childress will make a fool out of himself (more than he usually does) and the Vikings will come off looking like a bunch of mamby pamby sissy boys (which is actually a fairly accurate description of their fan base). The rest of us will sit back and enjoy the circus.

  42. jrmbadger says: Jul 20, 2010 9:15 PM

    “flop 4 strahan says:
    July 20, 2010 7:59 PM
    Queenies are too stupid to understand that this is a 12 win team without Baby Brett

    Pretty sure they can’t count that high…. did you see the NFC championship game?

  43. Buster Blueth says: Jul 20, 2010 9:19 PM

    “Green Bay had to put up with this for about 5 seasons prior to Favre’s first tearful retirement.”
    ————————————–
    Still broken up over it, Jimmy? That’s ok, I hear during the 4th year after a tough breakup, things get easier. Hang in there champ.

  44. Cincinnasty says: Jul 20, 2010 9:21 PM

    Bottom line he needs to juggle thing’s until after training camp so he doesn’t have to practice.. Since he completely re-defined that saying with last year.. You know “Practice make’s perfect unless you’re Brett Favre”

  45. Allied Biscuit says: Jul 20, 2010 9:25 PM

    get a life jimmy smith. seriously. i almost feel sorry for you. look at all the effort you put into these posts. absolutely pathetic. wow, you sure showed us! highlight of your night i bet. ‘oh man, i totally posted this shit, and viking fans will cry when they read it. i’m the man.”

  46. jrmbadger says: Jul 20, 2010 9:30 PM

    “VikingsPrincess says:
    July 20, 2010 8:43 PM
    @flop4strahan
    You said, “But hey, you’ll always have that glorious trophy for beating the Pack in a meaningless regular season game last year – so ya got that going for ya…”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~
    Actually there were two “meaningless” beatdowns and a third regular season one the year before. Rodgers is 1 – 3 versus the Vikings.
    We were ready to pound you down for a 3rd time in the play-offs… provided you could make it out of the Wild Card round, which, of course, you could not so we kicked the Cowboys around the field instead.
    And, truly, we all know that there wasn’t one Packer fan in existence who thought either of the regular season games were meaningless. 2009 will always be the season your former favorite QB socked it to ya – twice.

    You have fun with those regular season wins…. I will have fun being a fan of a team that has a trophy in their trophy case.

  47. Raider Pride says: Jul 20, 2010 9:36 PM

    I see a Greta Fox News special on the horizon.
    A ONE HOUR Special where Deanna and Brett will announce their decision in the 29Th minute of the program.

  48. Occam says: Jul 20, 2010 9:42 PM

    “JimmySmith
    The other organization knows no boundaries of shame. ”
    Totally. Next they’ll probably try to bribe Favre into retirement. Wait. What?

  49. tj says: Jul 20, 2010 9:49 PM

    Cmon Brett,Im a vikes fan and this is just embarrassing,for me its tolerable,but quit embarrassing yourself.When you retire,the word is when,what is everybody gonna remember ,the MVPs or the Superbowl,no the goddamn drama and bullshit you put everybody thru.Drop the act and let everybody know,surprise ,surprise your coming back.The comment of riding a white steed in,my thinking maybe a white donkey would be better.Quit being a BITCH,Brett!!

  50. TexasBubba says: Jul 20, 2010 9:50 PM

    Just another over the hill drama queen looking for attention

  51. se18a29 says: Jul 20, 2010 9:52 PM

    Florio, keep up the Favre stories. The puker fans heads are about to exploded… hahahahhahahahhahahahhahhahahahah!

  52. AJD says: Jul 20, 2010 9:55 PM

    The last comment is spot on! Never been about the team with Brett.

  53. Sacram3ntal says: Jul 20, 2010 10:00 PM

    timegambit said:
    “”Packer fans are the cutest. Lips quivering and hands sweaty…”
    the f***?
    Everytime I click on these Pack/ Vikes stories, it’s homo-repressed crap like the above, or junk about Aaron Rodgers in the shower, or junk about Favre and Childress getting it on.
    Is this actually a secret undeground blog for “bi-curious” clowns with a lot of time on their hands?

  54. Champs says: Jul 20, 2010 10:02 PM

    Wow, we’ve got the Vikings, a 40 year old quarterback, a Tommy Kramer reference, and nobody has trotted out Brad Johnson’s name? You guys are disappointing.

  55. Emoney says: Jul 20, 2010 10:02 PM

    Vikingsprincess,
    Did you just start watching football this past year? Because obviously you didn’t watch that win two years ago. If our idiot kicker didn’t miss that last second field goal, that would have been a loss for the vikings. That’s hardly considered a beat down. In fact, your homo coach is 3-5 versus the packers. Nothing to exactly brag about. But you know everything.
    Keep posting your “why does everyone have to bash my diva quarterback” and continue to follow it up with wanting to jab packer fans in the eye with a spork.
    Stay classy hunny

  56. new prague says: Jul 20, 2010 10:09 PM

    Jimmy Smith
    You nailed it. The Vikings fans are such idiots. Favre spent his last few years in GB destroying much of the good will he had built up. And then he lied his way out of there. He threw friends under the bus…..he made an ass out of himself. He went from one of the greatest pro athletes of all time…..to a pathetic, whiny bich.
    The ending to the story is sweet. The Pack move on to another great, young QB. The Queens……cling to the belief that the way to a SB victory is to pick up the scrap GB has discarded. They found out last year…..just how painful that can be. But the best part is this…..they want more. I can’t wait……….this year the streak will end behind this joke of an aging O-Line……and the Diva will get what he has coming. Pricks deserve what they have coming.

  57. PurpleRaid12 says: Jul 20, 2010 10:09 PM

    Has a Favre-led team ever put up 45 in a playoff game?
    ____________________ ____________
    Has a Rodgers-led team ever won a playoff game?

  58. PurpleRaid12 says: Jul 20, 2010 10:10 PM

    We got rid of a geezer who can’t win the big one and got the best young QB in the league. Thank you Ted. How you guys lookin’ for 2011? Sucks to be a Queen fan.
    ____________________ ____________
    Well that ‘geezer’ beat out the “best young QB in the league” (twice), so you’re right, thank you Ted. As for 2011… I’m not concerned with that, since there is a season before that (2010). Sucks to be a Packer fan…

  59. PurpleRaid12 says: Jul 20, 2010 10:11 PM

    Its the fact that a few years ago you ViQueens hated his gut when he was with the Packers and now ViQueens are lining up to BEG the dude to play for you. Pathetic
    ____________________ ____________
    It’s the fact that a few years ago, you Packer fans loved this guy when he was with the Packers and now Packers are lining up to throw this guy under the bus. Pathetic

  60. Little Tommy says: Jul 20, 2010 10:19 PM

    I hope he does play. I’m looking forward to seeing N.O. plant him on his ass a couple dozen times again! LOL

  61. VikingsPrincess says: Jul 20, 2010 10:20 PM

    @Emoney
    You said, “Did you just start watching football this past year? Because obviously you didn’t watch that win two years ago. If our idiot kicker didn’t miss that last second field goal, that would have been a loss for the vikings. That’s hardly considered a beat down.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    I started watching football in 1973. I didn’t say that the 2008 game was a beat down. I said AR is 1-3 against the Vikings. I did say that the 2 games last year were beatdowns and we were ready to do it a 3rd time but alas, your team was at home watching mine kick the Cowboys around.
    You then said, “In fact, your homo coach is 3-5 versus the packers. Nothing to exactly brag about. But you know everything. ”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    So the Pack are 5-3 since Childress took over. So Brett could hold his own against us… and AR can’t. See – I already knew that. Are you 10 years old or something? “Homo coach”? That’s the best you’ve got? To insinuate my coach is gay? Wow. You’re good. I’ll have to watch out for you in the future.
    You ended with: “Keep posting your “why does everyone have to bash my diva quarterback” and continue to follow it up with wanting to jab packer fans in the eye with a spork.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    I don’t care if people bash Favre. I know what motivates the average (as if there were any other kind) Packer fan. All of you are hurt, betrayed, devastated, seeking revenge. I get it. I have 3 friends who are/were Packer fans. One now cheers for the Vikings because he realized that he was really a Brett Favre fan and didn’t care about the Packers. Needless to say, he’s doing ok. The other 2… you can’t even mention Brett’s name without them going berserk. Pretty humorous.
    Please return my spork to me, if you would. Thanks.

  62. red13 says: Jul 20, 2010 10:23 PM

    Florio, why so bitter about Favre? Take a tip from Rich Eisen – have fun with the “Favre watch” instead of looking like a jealous guy. Just a suggestion…

  63. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 20, 2010 10:26 PM

    i really don’t think favre is playing to upset packer fans but if he knows how hysterical they get like a spurned lover every time someone mentions his name… its gotta be like icing on the cake for him.

  64. Walleyeman says: Jul 20, 2010 10:31 PM

    I actually think Favre is maybe afraid of this season for some reason, maybe he is worried that he will stink it up big time. That he stayed in the game one year to long. Hmmm. I mean we all know that the Vikings will be lucky to have 9 wins.

  65. alphamail says: Jul 20, 2010 10:52 PM

    It’s amazing that anyone can come up with new comments for the same old story.
    Vike fans, in all honesty, waiting for Favre to un-retire (or whatever) is not that bad, as I’m sure you know by now.
    You guys have a good team, with or without him.
    Still, you have to give the Packers credit. They lost a HOF QB and a season later were 1 game out of first place with a promising young QB. All trash talking about wild card losses and NFCCG INTS aside. Hope this is another footrace in 2010 – should be good.

  66. Buster Blueth says: Jul 20, 2010 11:01 PM

    Packer fans love to say how the two beat downs last year were “meaningless wins.” When you know if the outcomes were flip flopped, you’d be crowing the same way. You guys are the biggest hypocrites in sports.

  67. Dial-A-Cliche says: Jul 20, 2010 11:06 PM

    TexasBubba says:
    “Just another over the hill drama queen looking for attention.”
    The original question being: “why did Jerry Jones buy the Dallas Cowboys?

  68. Leroy'sButler says: Jul 20, 2010 11:13 PM

    Just die!

  69. Green n' Gold says: Jul 20, 2010 11:24 PM

    Greenbay offered a solution to his ” wavering” . How did that work out for Green bay?
    ———————————————————–
    Absolutely perfect, that’s how! Our franchise QB was able to get 2 years under his belt, breaking records along the way and now in his third year is poised to lead the Pack on MULTIPLE Super Bowl runs. Yeah, I think it’s working out fairly well. Out with the washed up elderly and In with the Young stud!!

  70. Dial-A-Cliche says: Jul 20, 2010 11:27 PM

    Emoney says:
    Vikingsprincess,
    Did you just start watching football this past year? Because obviously you didn’t watch that win two years ago. If our idiot kicker didn’t miss that last second field goal…
    ___________________________________
    When did you start watching football, meatball? When the game is over the team with the most points wins – regardless of missed field goals. End of discussion. And in the NFL a win is a win and certainly worth bragging about. If the situation were reversed you’d be thumping your chest instead of explaining away a loss.

  71. snoogins says: Jul 20, 2010 11:34 PM

    Emoney, she’s a woman, it should be clear that you can’t take anything she says seriously when it comes to sports.

  72. HawgNSonsTV2 says: Jul 20, 2010 11:50 PM

    Lord Favre … Is a HAWG for LIFE!

  73. Dlem says: Jul 20, 2010 11:52 PM

    Hey Dial a Douche, put down Perv’s penis enlarger and post something! I didn’t know doctor Drew allowed those in rehab
    Also, please spell check this post!
    What I wonder is if Brett will cry the second, no 3rd time he retires when he says it was so great to play for a wet rag coach in a snorkel jacket. At least he’ll be able to say he ran a franchise for 2 years…
    Really, why go on playing for a team that thinks the game is played with 12 men?
    Sacram3ntal….the answer to your question is yes. Thanks for helping me see the light!

  74. 30PTBUCK says: Jul 21, 2010 12:10 AM

    Dial-A-Cliche says:
    July 20, 2010 11:27 PM
    When did you start watching football, meatball? When the game is over the team with the most points wins – regardless of missed field goals. End of discussion. And in the NFL a win is a win and certainly worth bragging about. If the situation were reversed you’d be thumping your chest instead of explaining away a loss.
    THANK THE LORD A VIKING FAN WITH A BRAIN NOW DIAL-A-CLICHE LET PERVY HARVIN AND ALL OTHER(WE WAS ROBBED) VIKING FANS KNOW THAT IN THE NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME A WIN IS A WIN AND CERTAINLY WORTH BRAGGING ABOUT

  75. lars thorwald says: Jul 21, 2010 12:16 AM

    When that day finally does arrive, and old(!) number 4 actually does retire, what’s the over and under on Chilly’s shelf life in Minnesota? Or L.A., or whatever……

  76. BrentFavre says: Jul 21, 2010 12:24 AM

    Haha, excellent article Florio.

  77. Calistin says: Jul 21, 2010 1:26 AM

    Brett Favre adds an element of excitement to the game that no other player can.
    That said, the Vikings live or die on his arm. His 40 year old, I don’t have anything left to give, I don’t know what I wanna do, gun-for hire, arm.
    I remember when Favre had some class. Had to become a Viking to complete his douche bag transformation. Good riddance.

  78. flop 4 strahan says: Jul 21, 2010 1:31 AM

    Packer fans love to say how the two beat downs last year were “meaningless wins.” When you know if the outcomes were flip flopped, you’d be crowing the same way. You guys are the biggest hypocrites in sports.
    ——————————————-
    What Queenies don’t get is that the Packer/Minn rivalry has always been MUCH more important to Queen fans – The Packer game was ALWAYS their Super Bowl going back to Denny Green. It’s like your a bottom feeder MAC team and we’re Ohio State. If we beat you we move on to the next game – If you win, you beat your chests and wet yourselves in delight and spend all Friday and Saturday night trolling Packer blogs reminding us of this GREAT historic victory.
    Our REAL rival is still the Bears. Old-time Packer fans STILL revel in reliving Charles Martin dumping McMoron onto his head, Ken Stills cheap shot on Suey and Walter (RIP) getting tossed over the bench – even as we got destroyed.
    I honestly can’t recall more than a few plays from last years Queenie games
    Win a Super Bowl 1st and then maybe we’ll let you come eat at the grown-up table, Princess
    And PONDER this Pervy…
    In GB only championships are acceptable. If you don’t win it all, we just throw you back in the pile w/ the Rams and Lions – That’s why Baby Brett is gone
    So, throwing soul-crushing choke-job sloppy-3rds brain-dead picks to blow your Super Bowl chances may equate to greatness in Minnesota, in TITLETOWN our standards are a bit higher.

  79. David56 says: Jul 21, 2010 1:59 AM

    Brett is simply stalling to one degree or another so as to not have to attend training camp. He did it masterfully last season. That doesn’t mean his ankle has not been a real problem, but what ever he has to do to work on it can also be done at the Viking training camp vacility.
    Twenty-years! Even the number sounds good for a player who is not a punter or place kicker. Plus playing with a team that has a better than good shot of making it to the Super Bowl is icing on the cake.
    He’s got the rest of this month to heal and work on his ankle plus a good chunk of August, too.
    I just don’t see him not playing this season. It all looks too tempting right now.
    I’d say that THIS is his last season.

  80. 4packers4life says: Jul 21, 2010 2:14 AM

    I just dont understand people. I am a packer fan, I dont understand how people can bash on a guy who loves the game as much as Brett. Because he loves the game so much that he struggles retiring? People call him a media whore, but if im right, the media is the one following HIM around, and sits on HIS lawn. Why do people hate on him so much? He does not want to go to training camp? Big deal, he doesnt need to! He played for 3 teams in 3 years, with different systems, and players, and played great! I think he is unfairly targeted, and I think it is a shame to hate on a guy who will one day be looked at as one of the greatest legends to play the game. I’ll say this, he has more heart in what he does,,,than you have in what you do!

  81. FNGS says: Jul 21, 2010 7:12 AM

    Dial-A-Cliche says:
    July 20, 2010 11:27 PM
    Emoney says:
    Vikingsprincess,
    _________________ __________________
    When did you start watching football, meatball? When the game is over the team with the most points wins – regardless of missed field goals. End of discussion. And in the NFL a win is a win and certainly worth bragging about. If the situation were reversed you’d be thumping your chest instead of explaining away a loss.
    ————————————————–
    Doe’s this go for the Saints game too????????

  82. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 7:16 AM

    VikingsPrincess says: July 20, 2010 8:36 PM
    …and he seems like he’s evolved into a decent person…
    ———————————————————————-
    Spoken like a true first-year fan of Favre. But there is a reason Favre is disliked by so many fans, Packer fans and others. He is a self-centered ego-maniac that orchestrated his own path out of Green Bay, because he had no faith in his teammates to enable him to exit the game on his terms. This falls on him, not Thompson. Now, sure, he may have behaved like the good team player and gosh darn by-golly good all-around person for one year (he’s not a fool,) but he has his own agenda. The reins will be fully in his hands this year…just watch and see…and prepare for failure beyond anything you witnessed last year. We’ve watched him for sixteen years….you’ve watched him for one. My lack of respect for this douche has nothing to do with the fact that he wears purple. He makes himself bigger than the game, just like every other attention-gathering douche before him, and the list is long.

  83. MACK DADDY says: Jul 21, 2010 7:41 AM

    A reliable source told me when Chilly got back up to Minnesota yesterday he had some big old hand prints on his behind, severly chapped lips, he was walking funny, and for some reason he didn’t want to sit down.

  84. FoF says: Jul 21, 2010 7:50 AM

    Sorry Gents, but Joe Flacco is the “Best Young QB in the league”. See, he has actually accomplished something and was truly only a 2nd year QB in 09. Whereas Rodgers had the benefit to Redshirt for a few years practicing the same system with the same players before he had to go Prime Time.

  85. vikings=worstfranchiseandfans says: Jul 21, 2010 7:53 AM

    Don’t call yourself a Packer fan and say you still love Brint!
    When you do, you sound like a dope because true Packer fans dislike any jackass that plays for the queens.
    Now, wipe your tears, get behind your team or move to Minnesota.

  86. FoF says: Jul 21, 2010 7:55 AM

    Ambrose says:
    July 21, 2010 7:16 AM
    Spoken like a true first-year fan of Favre. But there is a reason Favre is disliked by so many fans, Packer fans and others.
    Yes, he is so despised in the league that he has led the league in Jersey sales for the past 3 years running. So disliked, that he was recently voted as NFL’s favorite player among fans.
    sports.espn.go.com/ espn/news/story?id=5395682
    Ambrose = fail

  87. sand0 says: Jul 21, 2010 8:03 AM

    Packer fans try to pretend they are glad to be rid of this circus. Mmm hmm. That’s why you are still in every article, hanging on every word.
    As a Vikings fan I’m fairly confident he’ll play. Actions speak louder than words and he’s practicing football and meeting with Chilly Dog to talk bitness.
    And just like last season, I think Packer fans will be leaving Lambeau early.

  88. The Tire Slasher says: Jul 21, 2010 8:16 AM

    Face it, haters. Favre rules.
    Forty years old and still an elite QB with the ability to lead his team to a championship.

  89. se18a29 says: Jul 21, 2010 8:31 AM

    Look at all the puker heads exploding. Favre is King, Mrs. Rodger, Queen. That will NEVER change. Favre owned you bitches twice on national TV. It doesn’t matter now if you ever beat him. He embarrassed the pukers and their childish fans forever.

  90. se18a29 says: Jul 21, 2010 8:32 AM

    Look at all the puker heads exploding. Favre is King, Mrs. Rodger, Queen. That will NEVER change. Favre owned you bitches twice on national TV. It doesn’t matter now if you ever beat him. He embarrassed the pukers and their childish fans forever

  91. Ralph says: Jul 21, 2010 8:42 AM

    Professional athletes have two facets to their career. Their performance on the field/court/etc. and their marketable image.
    Butt Farte keeps his name in the public eye with very little effort. Twenty years from now, they’ll still be wondering if he’s gonna come out of retirement to give it one more shot, and that will parlay into continued endorsement contracts. Love him or hate him, he knows what he’s doing. Call him anything you want to. Drama Queen? Yeah, and really well paid one too.

  92. slegeir says: Jul 21, 2010 8:52 AM

    Brett, do us all a favor and just retire. You are looking like such a fool doing this year after year. This is how you’re going to be remembered, not by all the records you broke or how Packer fans used to love you. You’ve lost all our respect. Is that what you want when your career is done. The only way for you to “save face” now is to retire and apologize to Packer fans.

  93. slegeir says: Jul 21, 2010 8:56 AM

    Just for the record, Packer fans left the game early last year because they couldn’t stomach seeing him in that ugly purple jersey anymore!

  94. jrmbadger says: Jul 21, 2010 9:16 AM

    “flop 4 strahan says:
    July 21, 2010 1:31 AM
    Packer fans love to say how the two beat downs last year were “meaningless wins.” When you know if the outcomes were flip flopped, you’d be crowing the same way. You guys are the biggest hypocrites in sports.
    ——————– ——————– —
    What Queenies don’t get is that the Packer/Minn rivalry has always been MUCH more important to Queen fans – The Packer game was ALWAYS their Super Bowl going back to Denny Green. It’s like your a bottom feeder MAC team and we’re Ohio State. If we beat you we move on to the next game – If you win, you beat your chests and wet yourselves in delight and spend all Friday and Saturday night trolling Packer blogs reminding us of this GREAT historic victory.
    Our REAL rival is still the Bears. Old-time Packer fans STILL revel in reliving Charles Martin dumping McMoron onto his head, Ken Stills cheap shot on Suey and Walter (RIP) getting tossed over the bench – even as we got destroyed.
    I honestly can’t recall more than a few plays from last years Queenie games
    Win a Super Bowl 1st and then maybe we’ll let you come eat at the grown-up table, Princess
    And PONDER this Pervy…
    In GB only championships are acceptable. If you don’t win it all, we just throw you back in the pile w/ the Rams and Lions – That’s why Baby Brett is gone
    So, throwing soul-crushing choke-job sloppy-3rds brain-dead picks to blow your Super Bowl chances may equate to greatness in Minnesota, in TITLETOWN our standards are a bit higher.

    AMEN! BEST POST EVER!

  95. LordFavre says: Jul 21, 2010 9:24 AM

    I happen to know on good authority, that Favre can poop WHILE riding his tractor…it’s a feature he had the John Deere company develop for him….
    And Rodger’s is the whiny BITCH…as well as all the little Pack fans, who will be disappointed again this year.

  96. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 9:29 AM

    FoF says:
    July 21, 2010 7:55 AM
    Yes, he is so despised in the league that he has led the league in Jersey sales for the past 3 years running.
    ——————————————–
    Case in point..Tiger Woods (in a poll released today!) is the most popular sports figure…after all his crap. Bryant had Lakers jersey sales go throught he roof…after he raped that girl. What is your point?

  97. whosthisguy says: Jul 21, 2010 9:38 AM

    I’m pretty sure the Vikings have already optioned Sage Rosenfels to the Minnesota Twins to aid in the pitching quandary. So make that 78 spots open if they put Favre on the PUP list.

  98. Ruvell100 says: Jul 21, 2010 10:22 AM

    “already optioned Sage Rosenfels to the Minnesota Twins to aid in the pitching quandary”
    ———————
    He would immediately be the ace they plan on riding into the playoffs.

  99. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 10:25 AM

    vikes own the nfc north, the only real question is who finishes 2nd and this year it think it’ll be the bears again. the packers defense looked just horrible and they didn’t make any moves to fix it their pass rush, whereas i really think the bears will be more competitive. we probly won’t see bears fans crying after the season either like the packer have been.

  100. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 10:39 AM

    “In GB only championships are acceptable.”
    lol you only have 1 in like 40 years so by your logic you’ve sucked every year for the last 40 years except for 1. way to fall back on the old “we used to be good in the past” argument just cause the vikes own you in the present.

  101. VikingsPrincess says: Jul 21, 2010 10:46 AM

    @NoGravyForSconnies
    You said, “vikes own the nfc north, the only real question is who finishes 2nd and this year it think it’ll be the bears again. the packers defense looked just horrible and they didn’t make any moves to fix it their pass rush, whereas i really think the bears will be more competitive.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    I believe a commentator said the following about the Packers last year during the blow-out at Lame-Blow: “And from there, it’s Keystone Cops.”
    Meanwhile, Percy takes it in for a touchdown. Skol!

  102. VikingsPrincess says: Jul 21, 2010 10:49 AM

    @jrmbadger
    You said, “What Queenies don’t get is that the Packer/Minn rivalry has always been MUCH more important to Queen fans – The Packer game was ALWAYS their Super Bowl going back to Denny Green. ”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    This made me laugh. Actually, I’m still laughing. I know enough Packer fans to know that you people HATE the Vikings, don’t like the Bears and, like the rest of the NFC North, look at the Lions and almost feel bad for them.
    I’m still laughing. The attempt to diminish the rivalry was hilarious.

  103. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 11:02 AM

    packer fans are like annoying little brothers that keep losing to you in basketball and the more they lose to you the more annoying they get, they just keep bouncing around in front of you saying “look at me, look at me!”

  104. Canned Heat says: Jul 21, 2010 11:42 AM

    “Favre injured his ankle in that game and had surgery on it earlier this summer and has been throwing to receivers at Oak Grove High School near his home while to test it out.” per outside news source.
    This was the same scenario last year….way to get yourself ready for the speed of the NFL game by tossing balls to high school kids. If I had to guess, he’s currently throwing to kids that are wearing Saints colors and the old man had an early bite of Alzheimer’s to help end the season last year.
    Vikes may own the NFC North….until this season is over. Then it’s back to mediocrity, a half-filled stadium, talks of the team shipping out, etc. Keep in mind, the Vikings had one of the top 3 easiest schedules in the entire NFL last year….as did the Packers. Now they’ll have one of the top 4 toughest….we’ll just see how this plays out. Bear in mind, the entire NFCN got stronger by free agent additions and draft picks. The Packers will be there again with a better O-Line. The Bears will be much stronger on D and Lovie is fighting for his job this year on a last chance effort.
    Should be fun to watch anyway.

  105. Annuvin says: Jul 21, 2010 12:11 PM

    StonerLab says:
    This is as anticlimatic as you can get! Everybody & their mother knows Favre is coming back.
    *********
    Funny. That’s what Packer fans kept saying in early 2008. Of course he did eventually end up coming back… to play for the Jets.
    I really hope he does come back though. If he doesn’t, it is quite likely the Queens will be moving to L.A., thereby ending my favourite rivalry in professional sports.

  106. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 12:29 PM

    “This was the same scenario last year”
    that seemed to work out pretty well don’t ya think? favre had the 2nd best qb rating in the nfl, finished 3rd in mvp voting, and led the vikes to the nfcc game. not bad for his 1st year with the vikes.
    as far as next year it’ll most likely be mcnabb at qb for the vikes while they groom a draft pick. there’s a reason mcnabb said he wanted to play for the vikes and hasn’t signed an extension with the skins. he’ll sign with the vikes as a free agent after this season.

  107. CKL says: Jul 21, 2010 12:52 PM

    “Obviously, I can’t make people understand what I’m going through.”
    ______________________________
    Oh yeah Brett I totally understand what you are going through. I watched my mom go through it about 20 years ago. It’s called “MENOPAUSE” and though it’s hard to believe you are a bigger bitch than she was.

  108. Ruvell100 says: Jul 21, 2010 1:06 PM

    “as far as next year it’ll most likely be mcnabb at qb for the vikes while they groom a draft pick. there’s a reason mcnabb said he wanted to play for the vikes and hasn’t signed an extension with the skins. he’ll sign with the vikes as a free agent after this season.”
    ——————–
    Read: We have no intention of grooming anyone for the long term, since we may not have a team in the long term. We won’t even have a stadium lease before you know it. We can not sit through an 8-8 year to add youth and depth for the future, since our fans will buy enough tickets or merchandise, meaning we’ll be on NFL welfare for yet another season, and we can’t afford it. Therefore, we will take any big name costoff with a pulse, as long as it buys us a little more time on life support.

  109. Dial-A-Cliche says: Jul 21, 2010 1:14 PM

    30PTBUCK says:
    July 21, 2010 12:10 AM
    Dial-A-Cliche says:
    July 20, 2010 11:27 PM
    When did you start watching football, meatball? When the game is over the team with the most points wins – regardless of missed field goals. End of discussion. And in the NFL a win is a win and certainly worth bragging about. If the situation were reversed you’d be thumping your chest instead of explaining away a loss.
    THANK THE LORD A VIKING FAN WITH A BRAIN NOW DIAL-A-CLICHE LET PERVY HARVIN AND ALL OTHER(WE WAS ROBBED) VIKING FANS KNOW THAT IN THE NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME A WIN IS A WIN AND CERTAINLY WORTH BRAGGING ABOUT
    ___________________________________
    I have.
    I’ll say it to anybody. The Saints played a great game. The Vikings lost.
    Congratulations to the World Champion New Orleans Saints.

  110. footballisfun says: Jul 21, 2010 1:51 PM

    Just be thankful, kids, that you have been alive to SEE Brett Favre play in this league. Just think how much more honored you’ll be in the eyes of your grandchildren. The stories you’ll be be able to tell.
    Is there any other time you’d rather live, then right here, right now.

  111. Ruvell100 says: Jul 21, 2010 2:07 PM

    “Is there any other time you’d rather live, then right here, right now.”
    ——————-
    Well, no, but not because of some 41 year dude that has won 4 playoff games in 13 years.

  112. pervy harvin says: Jul 21, 2010 2:14 PM

    Saints suck Pack sucks ……this we all know

  113. Dial-A-Cliche says: Jul 21, 2010 2:15 PM

    Dlem says:
    “Hey Dial a Douche, put down Perv’s penis enlarger and post something!”
    ___________________________________
    Take it easy “D” , I’m in the Pacific time zone – I haven’t had my coffee yet.
    Please be civil to Pervy today, he turned down the male lead in the new Lindsay Lohan “Deepthroat” movie and is in the hospital having a penis reduction. His doctor gave him the choice between that or having to wear a thigh-holster for the rest of his life.
    Since you’re so curious about Pervy’s junk, maybe he’ll let you watch when they take the stitches out – just ask him.

  114. sand0 says: Jul 21, 2010 2:40 PM

    One guy above made the only point that really matters. Favre’s image is extremely marketable and he could have any NFL job he wants after he retires from playing.
    You can call him a diva and he’ll laugh all the way to the bank. Packers told him they were done with it and pack his bags and last year he was the biggest reason they didn’t win the division and the reason the Vikes are all the rage.
    Dude is able to make what he wants happen, let’s just leave it at that. And he does it without hurting anyone. His teams do good with him. And let’s face it, the NFL is more interesting with him buzzing around.

  115. Dial-A-Cliche says: Jul 21, 2010 3:21 PM

    sand0 says:
    “And let’s face it, the NFL is more interesting with him [Favre] buzzing around”.
    ____________________________________
    First lucid comment I’ve seen on this post!
    Amen

  116. FoF says: Jul 21, 2010 3:40 PM

    sand0 says:
    July 21, 2010 2:40 PM
    One guy above made the only point that really matters. Favre’s image is extremely marketable and he could have any NFL job he wants after he retires from playing.
    You can call him a diva and he’ll laugh all the way to the bank. Packers told him they were done with it and pack his bags and last year he was the biggest reason they didn’t win the division and the reason the Vikes are all the rage.
    Dude is able to make what he wants happen, let’s just leave it at that. And he does it without hurting anyone. His teams do good with him. And let’s face it, the NFL is more interesting with him buzzing around.
    __________________________
    Well said

  117. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 4:03 PM

    sand0 says:
    July 21, 2010 2:40 PM
    Dude is able to make what he wants happen, let’s just leave it at that.
    ——————————————-
    I can’t disagree…because I believe he made his departure out of Green Bay happen, not Thompson. And if he wanted out that badly, then screw him. He may be fascinating to you and perhaps other fans of football, but to us Packer fans (me at least,) he is nothing more than a self-serving ego-maniac, just like LeBron James. I don’t miss Favre, because (thankfully) we have Rodgers, who I expect will do very well in the next few seasons if he doesn’t get hurt. Do Cleveland (Packer) fans like LeBron (Favre?) I think not. Do they hate the Miami Heat (Vikings) because he nows plays for them? I don’t. I just don’t care for the guy. It’s all about him. He’s just played a long time, that’s the only thing unique about him. He’s not a winner. I think the starting gig streak is the only reason he still wants to play (it’s not the money.) If Peyton got hurt and interrupted his own streak, Favre might retire mid-season.

  118. FoF says: Jul 21, 2010 4:22 PM

    “I can’t disagree…because I believe he made his departure out of Green Bay happen, not Thompson. ”
    Funny, Thompson made the trade, not Favre. Everybody knows and all the Packer fans and Wisconsin media commented back in 2005 and 06 how it was obvious that TT was trying to force Favre out of GB one way or another.
    ” I don’t miss Favre, because (thankfully) we have Rodgers, who I expect will do very well in the next few seasons if he doesn’t get hurt. Do Cleveland (Packer) fans like LeBron (Favre?) ”
    LeBron choose to leave, Favre did not. Comparing Favre to LeBron is like comparing Obama to Hitler.
    ” I just don’t care for the guy. ”
    Yet leave 10 comments per Favre submission.
    You play the jilted ex-lover part well.

  119. pervy harvin says: Jul 21, 2010 4:30 PM

    Dial-A-Cliche- Thanks for the concern bro….they just took the stitches out and i’m eating ice cream and watching The T.O. show. The nurse,who is smoking hot, happens to be Chmuras old baby sitter. She says i’m MUCH bigger than Chewy! She knows,has to milk my infection every hour…

  120. sand0 says: Jul 21, 2010 4:37 PM

    Ambrose,
    Favre didn’t want out. You have to be an idiot to think that. He wanted to be able to make his mind whenever he wanted and still be welcomed with open arms. Management gave him a date and once that date passed, they moved on without him.
    You can say it is Favre’s fault he was sent packing. That is valid. But ultimately the management has more power than the player and should be held most responsible for the outcome.
    What I find funny is how easily Thompson manipulated the fanbase into thinking Favre was the villain. He revitalized your franchise and now you call him LeBron. What a joke fanbase. Thompson’s mystery tampering charges that went nowhere ring a bell?
    The LeBron situation is totally different. Cleveland was begging him to come back, not turning their backs on him and trading him away. LeBron didn’t give his city 18 years and a championship and then not even be granted any special extra decision time as an aging QB by relatively new management for all his sweat and tears.
    Now 2 years later the Vikings, who owe Favre nothing, are giving him what little he asked for then. Showing what an idiot Thompson was in the process. Thompson is a control freak and made a mountain out of a mole hill out of the Favre thing and your franchise’s history is forever tarnished for it.
    And you side with the guy. I’ll repeat again, joke fanbase.

  121. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 4:47 PM

    I love it when Packers fans say that the season isn’t a success without winning a championship… wow… so how many championships have you guys enjoyed in your life times?? ONE!! So by your very own theory, your own team has been extreemly unsuccessful your enitre lives… what a bunch of tools these Sconnie douchebags are.

  122. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 5:13 PM

    PackersPackFudge 8==D says:
    July 21, 2010 4:47 PM
    … so how many championships have you guys enjoyed in your life times??
    ———————————————-
    Twelve.

  123. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 5:19 PM

    “He’s just played a long time, that’s the only thing unique about him. He’s not a winner.”
    so favre, who has won everything there is to win in the nfl including a super bowl ring, isn’t a winner. but rodgers, whose 5 year career adds up to 17-15 with 0 playoff wins, is a winner.
    in other news, up is officially down, rodgers will someday have a female roommate and ted thompson will be taking over the playboy mansion after heff dies.

  124. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 5:20 PM

    “He’s just played a long time, that’s the only thing unique about him. He’s not a winner.”
    so favre, who has won everything there is to win in the nfl including a super bowl ring, isn’t a winner. but rodgers, whose 5 year career adds up to 17-15 with 0 playoff wins, is a winner.
    in other news, up is officially down, rodgers will someday have a female roommate and ted thompson will be taking over the playboy mansion after heff dies.

  125. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 5:22 PM

    Every year for three straight years Favre would hold off on any off-season commitment until he saw if or when the Packers management would accommodate his requests for particular players or trades or playcalling. Then, when he realized they weren’t allowing him to manage the team or pull any strings, he would come back at the last minute. After three years of that crap, they called his bluff. He is responsible for the fact that he is no longer in Green Bay. If he didn’t want out, he would still be there. Besides, he doesn’t care where he plays anyway….you actually think the Vikings mean anything to him? All he wants is the consecutive start streak to hold out until the end of time. If Peyton weren’t in the running, Favre would’ve retired four years ago. He should’ve anyway…he’s not a winner. And don’t give me that crap about how HE gave Green Bay a championship and in the very next breath tell me that only teams win championships, not players.

  126. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 5:31 PM

    i think packer fans are basically afflicted by stockholm syndrome. their franchise has been kidnapped by ted thompson who has catapulted them into mediocrity and irrelevancy, and they look up to him like frightened prisoners and say “please ted, give us another 5 years of .500 ball and 1 playoff win.”
    so naturally, being trapped in mediocrity, they’re forced to live in the past and reminisce about the glory days their grandfathers got to experience. and snipe about the vikings who they are now officially the bitches of.

  127. Ruvell100 says: Jul 21, 2010 5:33 PM

    “And let’s face it, the NFL is more interesting with him buzzing around.”
    ——————-
    That I’ll give you. He is a very intriguing character, and for the casual football fan, he will sell tickets. In the end, it worked out well for both sides.
    Packer fans want a dynasty again, a team element, a strong future, and a level-headed leader that will not set the all-time record for playoff interceptions and maybe win more than 3 playoff games in a decade.
    Vikings fans will buy or do anything just to sniff a championship, even if it means mortgaging the future. It’s the right move for them. A few more seasons of losing money and no championships and there won’t be a Minnesota franchise anyway.
    See, win-win!

  128. Ruvell100 says: Jul 21, 2010 5:35 PM

    FoF, what’s your favorite Favre moment? Mine is when he turned water into wine at that wedding. That was awesome!

  129. tj says: Jul 21, 2010 5:41 PM

    This has turned more like a Vikings vs Packers debate,my question was what was the score of the Packers championship game score last year,oh yeah,you bitches were watching from home,while the “castaway”was playing in it,maybe instead of throwing Favre under the bus for the loss,we should try not fumbling every f#cking time down the field so the “gunslinger” could have holstered the arm and handed it off for the win!!Packer fans show him the love, he carried your team for a decade and a half,face it you had nothing else,the recievers you got are Favre trained,lets see if Jordy Nelson and James Jones got Rodgers back in two years

  130. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 5:41 PM

    sand0 says:
    July 21, 2010 4:37 PM
    And you side with the guy (Thompson.)
    ———————————————–
    I’m a Packer fan first, and I have been long before Favre arrived. And I was a big Favre fan…and if he retires and says all the right things, I will be again. I do not wish him luck now, but only him, the Vikings aren’t a problem for me (some of their fans are, but that is a different story.) I have always rooted for any remaining Central/North Division team when the Packers have been mathematically eliminated. I couldn’t do it last year because Favre does not deserve it, he crossed the line. Did you hear what Michael Jordan said when asked if he would ever consider playing for an arch-rival, it it meant it was the quickest path to a championship? He’d die first. Favre is unique for his longevity, but what else? Bobby Cox has been thrown out of more MLB games than any other manager. Is he the most ferocious…no, he’s just been around the longest. Same for Favre’s interception record. If you’re around long enough, you’ll be noteworthy for something somewhere. But what has he really done besides stay healthy? It was time to go and Thompson called his bluff. Sure, he earned respect from the fans, but the NFL is a results business. All of his results are personal and he likes it that way, you’ll see.

  131. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 5:45 PM

    Ambrose says:
    July 21, 2010 5:13 PM
    PackersPackFudge 8==D says:
    July 21, 2010 4:47 PM
    … so how many championships have you guys enjoyed in your life times??
    ——————– ——————– ——
    Twelve.
    ———–
    Wow Ambrose… where did you find the fountain of youth?? You must be like 90 or something… I hope you’re really not that age and on PFT.

  132. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 5:50 PM

    Ambrose what does he do besides stay healthy?? Don’t his three NFL MVP’s count for something?? Or let me guess… that was a team effort right??

  133. Dial-A-Cliche says: Jul 21, 2010 5:57 PM

    This debate is getting so old…
    This tired debate is so stale. We all need new ammunition.
    Sun, Oct 24th, 2010
    Vikings at the Packers
    8:20 pm EDT
    You’re all invited

  134. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 5:57 PM

    Ruvell100 says:
    July 21, 2010 5:35 PM
    FoF, what’s your favorite Favre moment? Mine is when he turned water into wine at that wedding. That was awesome!
    ——————————————–
    Now,… that made me laugh.

  135. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 6:03 PM

    PackersPackFudge 8==D says:
    July 21, 2010 5:50 PM
    Don’t his three NFL MVP’s count for something??
    ————————————–
    2.5 MVP’s, but who’s counting. I thought those occurred before you and your fellow “what have you done for me lately” pals were born? Too dusty I was told.

  136. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 6:07 PM

    packer fans have got to be the most unhappy, angry fans in the nfl. if you had to pick one word to define them it would be “rage”. but it’s so displaced, instead of blaming the person who got them into the mess they’re in today – thompson – they just vent their fury, year after year, on favre.
    he hasn’t been a packer in 2 years, how long are you gonna keep blaming your team’s utter failure since he left on him?

  137. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 6:08 PM

    NoGravyForSconnies says:
    July 21, 2010 5:19 PM
    So Favre, who has won everything there is to win in the nfl including a super bowl ring, isn’t a winner.
    ———————————————
    He was once. He isn’t anymore. He sought the safe confines of an indoor environment to extend his streak, not his career. Winning is something he too barely remembers.

  138. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 6:09 PM

    I don’t blame you Ambrose (and the rest of you bitter ex-Favre lovers)… I would also be deathly afraid of my team’s old legend coming back for yet another season and embarassing my team in front of the enitre nation yet again for a third and fourth time.

  139. sand0 says: Jul 21, 2010 6:11 PM

    What has Favre done lately?
    Packers are 13-3. Favre leaves, they are 6-10.
    Jets are 4-12. Favre arrives, they are 8-8.
    Vikings are 10-6. Favre arrives, they are 12-4 and fall a breath short of the superbowl.
    The guy is a very good player. His team mates love him. I can personally say last season was my favorite season other than in 98′ when I was a little younger and more exciteable. Favre was a big part of it. He is a very entertaining sports figure and the Vikings being involved in all sorts of ratings records, both locally and nationally, is a testament to this.
    You guys sit there and talk like you are happy to be rid of him. Yet here you are in every Favre thread with something to say.
    Also whoever made the comment about how the Packers want “a dynasty and team qualities and integrity and blablabla” that is idiotic. Teams just try to win baby. If the Packers wanted a dynasty they wouldn’t be over 10 mil under the salary cap going on record saying that they sport a budget roster to stay profitable.
    Thompson wanted full control of the team and Favre threatened that. You think the players wanted him out? You think the fans wanted him out (and I mean prior to your minds being manipulated upon his exit)? Do you think it helps the Packers financially and in terms of fan support to have Favre sent packing because management couldn’t manage his personality for a few more seasons?
    And not to pick at your delicate psyches further but maybe there was a reason old Brett meister wasn’t happy with Packer moves. In one season with the Vikings he has statistically his best season ever at age 40. Just think if he had been with the Vikings all those years, a team that won just as many games despite terrible QB play. I think we are realizing just now how much he carried that team.
    And I don’t just mean in QB performance. Rodgers is a great QB and you guys are ridiculously lucky it worked out that well. But Rodgers is 17-15 and was shaky the first half of every big game last season. He claims to have no nerves yet they show early in big games. And he hasn’t proven to be a winner on a team Favre was winning on.
    I know this debate can get pretty damn complicated. I just hope you guys are not so delusional to realize that things were better with him there for Packer nation. They just weren’t better for Thompson nation. That is why he is gone.
    Letting one 40 year old legend QB have extra time to make a decision does not ruin a team or a franchise. Hell it might get our team a new damn stadium and almost got us a superbowl ring, and still might.
    Favre wins. Vikings fans win. Packers fans pretend they won.
    Just admit it. Thompson’s strategy has hurt the Packers. You guys fighting this is like Vikings fans saying that the Walker trade helped us long term somehow. Revenues for Green bay are flat ever since he left while the league is up. Vikings attendance and local TV ratings were better than Green Bay last season.
    They should have just gutted it out and won a superbowl with him. And Thompson wears makeup which makes me further question his sanity.

  140. snoogins says: Jul 21, 2010 6:16 PM

    @sando “And you side with the guy. I’ll repeat again, joke fanbase. ”
    See, your whole argument about Packer fans being a joke fanbase is disproved by your own post. We’re a joke fanbase because we follow the TEAM and the way its going rather than one person? I’m sorry, but I’m a fan of the Packers, not Brett Favre. The Packer fans are so devout that they feel betrayed by their former quarterback going to a hated division rival doesn’t make us a joke fanbase, it makes us a loyal one you tool. TT’s method is drafting and grooming for the future, I’m sorry if he wasn’t satisfied with Favre’s 3 playoff wins in a decade, but it was time to move on, and we did with a QB that we DRAFTED and turned out to be pretty damn good. He’s had 2 starting seasons, and things are clearly going up. You jealous haters crying doomsday will see, and you know you will otherwise you wouldn’t bother trying to convince yourself in these forums over and over.

  141. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 6:20 PM

    PackersPackFudge 8==D says:
    July 21, 2010 5:45 PM
    Wow Ambrose… where did you find the fountain of youth?? You must be like 90 or something… I hope you’re really not that age and on PFT.
    ——————————————-
    Good one. I hope I am still on this site at ninety, but I still have almost thirty-five years to go. I am a certified Ice Bowl veteran and a regular attendee of Packer/Viking and Viking/Bear games at the old Met in Bloomington. I was old enough to be a fan, not just a seat occupier. But my green blood runs deep and Favre simply made himself less than special in my eyes, and he could’ve been something really special.

  142. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 6:21 PM

    2.5 MVP’s, but who’s counting. I thought those occurred before you and your fellow “what have you done for me lately” pals were born? Too dusty I was told.
    ——————–
    Those happened in the ’90s Ambrose… not in the ’20s like half of the Packers championships.. You’re a little out of touch with reality aren’t you?

  143. snoogins says: Jul 21, 2010 6:22 PM

    NoGravyForSconnies says: July 21, 2010 6:07 PM
    packer fans have got to be the most unhappy, angry fans in the nfl. if you had to pick one word to define them it would be “rage”. but it’s so displaced, instead of blaming the person who got them into the mess they’re in today – thompson – they just vent their fury, year after year, on favre.
    he hasn’t been a packer in 2 years, how long are you gonna keep blaming your team’s utter failure since he left on him?
    Actually I’m pretty happy with where our organization is – on it’s way up. We have the future franchise QB in place, which is more than you guys can say, and a lot of surrounding talent and a very young overall team. I don’t care what Favre does next year, I just respond to ill informed Vikings fans who just love to spew whatever out as if it’s the gospel. I don’t blame TT for doing anything wrong, we had to move on and think about our future, thanks for the run Favre, but it was time.

  144. Ambrose says: Jul 21, 2010 6:25 PM

    NoGravyForSconnies says:
    July 21, 2010 6:07 PM
    …how long are you gonna keep blaming your team’s utter failure since he left on him?
    ——————————————-
    Huh? Who’s failure? What blame? Since when is 11-5 in the NFL with a two-year starter under center considered failure? Hell, they’re practically erecting statues in Atlanta for their young QB. Get over yourself. I am not angry or dejected or disappointed or concerned. You make me shake my head in wonderment of your cluelessness.

  145. va4favre says: Jul 21, 2010 6:25 PM

    Favre sells jerseys, increases ratings, is one of the most famous athletes in the country, which is why people are interested. If you don’t want to read about Favre, then DONT. He is not writing these stories. The media does it because he is so interesting and most NFL players are dull and boring. The NFL is not going to be the same without him. I could be wrong, but I do not see him interested in being a commentator or appearing on TV. He will continue to do commercials, but I don’t see him following Aikman’s or Marino’s path.

  146. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 6:27 PM

    “He was once. He isn’t anymore.”
    wow. if favre isn’t a winner “anymore” i hate to think what that makes rodgers, thompson and the packers.
    instead of saying he isn’t a winner – which is an insane comment by any standards, particularly given his accomplishments last season – why don’t you say what you really mean: “i hate him, i hate him, i hate him!!!!”

  147. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 6:37 PM

    packer fans backed the wrong horse, period, and they’re paying the price today. they made a pact with the devil and they’re trapped into supporting him through his endless rebuilding with a .500 record and 1 playoff win in 5 years, and his bargain basement bought mediocrity.
    more than one sports columnist watched the packer fanbase screeching and braying about favre in the 6-10 season after favre left, and noted that packer fans seem willing to accept failure now so long as favre fails too.
    nothing has changed. packer fans have embraced mediocrity and mediocrity is all that’s left to them.
    karma.

  148. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 6:45 PM

    Ambrose you said you were alive for all 12 of the Packers championships… right here…
    Ambrose says:
    July 21, 2010 5:13 PM
    PackersPackFudge 8==D says:
    July 21, 2010 4:47 PM
    … so how many championships have you guys enjoyed in your life times??
    ——————– ——————– ——
    Twelve.

  149. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 6:47 PM

    snoogins and Ambrose, the packers are 17-15 since favre left, with 0 playoff wins. and you’re satisfied.
    1. i don’t believe you. aside from everything else, you wouldn’t still be venting rage and bitterness every time favre’s name is mentioned if you were satisfied.
    2. you have no choice but to pretend you’re satisfied with thompson’s .500 record of mediocrity since you sold your soul to him when you backed him against favre. you’re trapped.

  150. bruce campbells chainsaw hand says: Jul 21, 2010 6:48 PM

    NoGravyForSconnies –
    Nice name. When the Packers beat the Vikings twice this year, are you going to beat the “we beat you twice in 2009″ drum? Because you seem like the type to do that.
    PackersPackFudge 8==D –
    You Viking fans kill me. It really is all about the gay stuff with you guys. At least Contra has a good name, even though he is an idiot.
    Viking fans –
    Americas game tonight on NFL Network – 1996 Packers. Watch your QB help the Packers win a Super Bowl, and then realize that he’s done winning anymore. Huge stats, huge choker. And yeah, Rodgers lost his only playoff game, but how many has Favre lost? Anyone?

  151. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 7:05 PM

    this is an excerpt from an espn column the day after favre beat down the packers at lambeau. i think it sums up the situation pretty well:
    “And as time expired at Lambeau field and Favre threw his hands to the heavens in righteous triumph, throughout the state of Wisconsin all that could be heard were the banshee howls of despair and, worse, the soulless, wheezing moans of resignation from what had clearly become the NFL’s new bastion of decay and purgatory.
    For in that moment Packer fans understood their role in the Greek tragedy that Packerdom had become. Oedipus? For many Packer fans, yes. But I digress.
    What Packer fans realized in that moment, and will continue to realize through generation after generation of tortured suffering, not just as fans but as people, is that in their failed Faustian bargain they had brought this misery on themselves. And there is nothing left for them to do but wail. Wail, Wisconsin, and drag your chains of despair behind you through eternity!
    And may God have mercy on their souls.”

  152. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 7:09 PM

    “Huge stats, huge choker.”
    Were you describing Favre or Rodgers?? You confused me on that one.

  153. Ruvell100 says: Jul 21, 2010 7:10 PM

    No Gravy, you are a complete football idiot and have failed so miserably in this argument, I actually feel sorry for you. I can’t believe how wrong and off-base you are. If 11-5 and record revenue is failure, then it is 100% true that Vikings fans entire life revolves around beating the Packers. Congrats, dude…man…

  154. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 7:27 PM

    Ruvell100 says:
    July 21, 2010 7:10 PM
    No Gravy, you are a complete football idiot and have failed so miserably in this argument, I actually feel sorry for you. I can’t believe how wrong and off-base you are. If 11-5 and record revenue is failure, then it is 100% true that Vikings fans entire life revolves around beating the Packers. Congrats, dude…man…
    —————————————
    Actually according to the Packers fans on here yes it is a failure… because according to your own Ruvell100… anything less than a championship is a failure to you guys… you know, because you’ve been so accustomed to winning championships since the after the ’60s. There’s hypocrisy around every corner with you guys.

  155. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 7:30 PM

    that espn article was a little dramatic but basically right on point:
    “For in the moment that Beezlebub Thompson replaced King Favre with Lady Rodgers, the gods thundered and the angels wept. And somewhere in the misty forest of a distant land, the last unicorn died of a broken heart. Only the wood nymph fairies rejoiced.
    But after Favre, raised up by the gods and strengthened by his own purity of soul, did vanquish the wicked Packers, throughout Wisconsin in every street and alley, all that could be seen throughout that long night was the vacant stares of Packer fans as they shuffled along in their bathrobes. And all they could be heard was the unearthly hiss that emerged from their lips… “Faaavre… no… ahcchrep…Faaaaaavreeeee…”

  156. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 7:35 PM

    “And the next morning a new Packers battlecry was born:
    Yea though I waddle through the valley of the shadow of Favre, I will fear no evil; only Ted. Arod and Ted’s hair discomfort me…”

  157. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 7:39 PM

    “And high on an infamous Green Bay hill, in the dungeon of a castle hidden by the mist of night, Count Ted arose from his coffin and hissed his fury. The bats scattered in terror as Ted prepared himself to venture out and feed among the locals whose hearts he had already broken.”

  158. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 21, 2010 7:42 PM

    “For there is no joy or gravy left in Green Bay. Only broken dreams and shattered hope. And the shrieking anguish of 100,000 chafing thighs.”

  159. RC IV says: Jul 21, 2010 7:46 PM

    Ambrose says:
    July 21, 2010 5:13 PM
    PackersPackFudge 8==D says:
    July 21, 2010 4:47 PM
    … so how many championships have you guys enjoyed in your life times??
    ——————– ——————– ——
    Twelve.
    ==============================
    Ambrose: Championships
    College: Wisconsin Minnesota
    Football 0 6
    Basketball 1 2
    Hockey 5 5
    Pros:
    NBA Bucks – 1 Lakers – 5
    MLB Brewers – 0 Twins – 3
    NFL Pack -12 Vikes – 0
    You see Ambrose, we HAD to let you have one, you are beaten or tied in every other sport.
    Before you call BS, Those 5 laker titles were when they played in Minnesota.
    The 3rd Twin worls series was from 1924, they were the Senators then.
    no you can’t use the Braves titles, because they are Atlantas franchise now.
    Over all Minnesota as a state has 21 titles, Wisconsin has 19.
    All these titles are not all that recent either, just rying to point out how asinine it is to brag about titles from yesteryear.
    Which is why, we, as Minnesota fans, don’t do it.
    It’s ok, it all came together when I researched this, The packers a
    re all you got to brag about.

  160. LordFavre says: Jul 21, 2010 7:48 PM

    Yeah..that Dan Marino really sucks balls too, eh Packtards?
    Oh, and don’t forget John Elway…if it wasn’t for Terell Davis, he wouldn’t have any…
    Let’s see…Jim Kelly too…Dan Fouts, etc..etc…
    Not too bitter, eh Pack fans….
    Yeah, keep holding on to Ted’s skirt for hope….but that’s not going to help, either.

  161. Ruvell100 says: Jul 21, 2010 7:53 PM

    That would be a football article a Viking fan would find interesting. Wood nymphs, mythology and unicorns. All things that belong in the land of make believe. Kind of like a Vikings Super Bowl victory.

  162. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 8:01 PM

    RC IV all though I like your post and your point… you can’t say that they can’t have the titles the Braves have one because they are ATL’s franchise and yet count the Lakers championships for us when they are LA’s franchise… unless you’re talking about the championships the Braves won after they left the ghetto’s of Milwuakee??

  163. jorge says: Jul 21, 2010 8:44 PM

    # VikingsPrincess says: July 20, 2010 8:36 PM
    Another Brett Favre story? Man – this makes it hard to keep all of the Vikings/Packers insults in one place.
    I love watching Brett Favre play (when he’s in purple) and he seems like he’s evolved into a decent person… but there’s nothing new in this story. He reiterated what he said after the ESPYs. We all know what it means.
    This kinda makes me want to poke someone in the eye with a spork.
    “Where are the Packer fans?”
    _________________________________________________________
    I’m right here you little golden-hair-braided-wench!

  164. RC IV says: Jul 21, 2010 9:11 PM

    My point was/is:
    Alot of these idiots think the brewers franchise is the braves franchise.
    Brewers started out as the Seattle Pilots.
    The Braves were in 2 cities prior to Milwaukee and are now in Atlanta.
    Either/or, they won one i think.
    I was just making the point of how asinine it is that they hang onto those titles.
    Next some genius will say this is a “pro football site”.
    Well, I say to that:
    I’ve seen politics, homosexual , obesity, culture talk all over these posts.
    Anything is fair game.
    I say Minnesota over all college and pros, (in the “major” sports) has more over all titles.
    We HAD to let them have the packers..
    Why they do it, is beyond me. Insecurity and a sense of well being is my guess.
    The packers NEED to do well for them to feel good about themselves…how pathetic.

  165. sand0 says: Jul 21, 2010 9:12 PM

    PackersPackFudge 8==D,
    He is talking about when they were still in the state. Lakers have a lot more than 5 titles, but the 5 were in Minnesota when they played here.
    What it really all comes down to is Packer fans always, no matter what think their team is superior to all in every way. They are pointless to talk to. They call us bandwagon hoppers because we live to an extent in the present and our view of how good the team is varies with how good it is. We call them kool aid drinkers because of the absolute disregard of present reality.
    Neither is better. Just different. Hell ask a Packer fan which team has more wins, head to head wins, division wins, and superbowl appearances out of our two teams in the last 40 years and I guarantee every one of them answers wrong. Funny thing is most Vikings fans would get it wrong too!
    I’m just glad that the future looks pretty glum in Packer nation. Nobody wants to play there and they can’t afford to pay anyone either. With Brett gone I don’t see any swagger from them. 52 points given up in a playoff game. Congrats you are the 2001 Vikings when you peaked.

  166. PackersPackFudge 8==D says: Jul 21, 2010 9:32 PM

    The Packers have a very good looking team on both sides of the ball no doubt… buuuutttt….. Aaron Rodgers has never once proved that he can win with games on the line… they’ve never once had a come from behind victory while he’s been quarterback (that i’m aware of)… and when another good team has scored late in the game, Rodgers has NEVER put the team on his back and taken over the game… so until he can prove these things… he’s just a good NFL quarterback… but NOT one of the best.

  167. seals says: Jul 21, 2010 10:05 PM

    Don’t hate the player hate the game. I’m sure #4 forgot how to watch tape and read a coverage. Vikings are proving to be progressive and mindful of how to handle a veteran player. Top vets will come to MN to finish their career to play with a top end franchise with thinking leaders. Vikes Rule.

  168. VikingsPrincess says: Jul 21, 2010 10:18 PM

    @jorge
    You said, in response to my query as to where the Packer fans were, “I’m right here you little golden-hair-braided- wench!”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Ay caramba, Jorge. Too bad you pack boxes or meat or gifts or whatever the hell a Packer packs. Nothing like a little heated dirty talk… but I have to say, I have a “type”… so while you’re packing stuff, I’ll be hanging out with the warriors who sling their battle axes in a most delicious fashion.
    When you’re ready to cheer on the division dominator, let me know. I might let you play with one of my braids.

  169. VikingsPrincess says: Jul 21, 2010 10:26 PM

    @flop4strahan
    You said, “Win a Super Bowl 1st and then maybe we’ll let you come eat at the grown-up table, Princess”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Ooooooo…. the grown-up table. AWESOME. I hear that instead of passing the biscuits, Aaron Rodgers drop kicks them to everyone as he gets sacked by the guy who just can’t seem to wait for his. That sounds TERRIFIC.

  170. VikingsPrincess says: Jul 21, 2010 10:41 PM

    @Ambrose
    You said, “Spoken like a true first-year fan of Favre. But there is a reason Favre is disliked by so many fans, Packer fans and others. He is a self-centered ego-maniac that orchestrated his own path out of Green Bay, because he had no faith in his teammates to enable him to exit the game on his terms. This falls on him, not Thompson.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Is this the story that was published in the Packer newsletter? And did it come with the requisite Kool-Aid single serving packet so you’d believe it?
    You continued with: “Now, sure, he may have behaved like the good team player and gosh darn by-golly good all-around person for one year (he’s not a fool,) but he has his own agenda. The reins will be fully in his hands this year…just watch and see…and prepare for failure beyond anything you witnessed last year.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Eh? “Failure beyond anything” we witnessed last year? Hmmm… Division Champions, 2 years running. Yes, that screams FAIL like nothing else could. 2nd seed in the NFC. Dammit… another HUGE failure. 34-3 against the Cowpokes in the divisional round. Damn… we suck. A hard battle fought in the NFC Championship game… and a very sad loss for the Vikings fans & team.
    The only thing we failed to do last year was get to the Super Bowl. Everything else about the season (including those 2 beautiful Packer beatdowns) was unbelievable. My favorite season ever.
    You ended with: “We’ve watched him for sixteen years….you’ve watched him for one. My lack of respect for this douche has nothing to do with the fact that he wears purple. He makes himself bigger than the game, just like every other attention-gathering douche before him, and the list is long.”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    I’ve been watching football since 1973. 2009 was not my first exposure to Brett Favre. I was in the Dome when he broke Dan Marino’s record for touchdown passes (421). In fact, I still have the ticket stub. I watched the 1997 SB with a Packer fan friend. I watched the Monday night game he played after his father died. People in Wisconsin are not the only people who have experience with Brett Favre. There’s a reason he’s the #1 sports figure for people 33 – 45 and #4 overall. I highly doubt he gets that recognition because he’s a “douche”.
    Man – you guys are something else. He played his heart out for you people for 16 years. He fought addictions but always came ready to play. He led your team to a Super Bowl win for the first time in almost 30 years, brought your organization out of obscurity, operates a charity in your state to help those in need… and now you hate him because he wasn’t ready to retire. That’s pretty sad.

  171. FNGS says: Jul 21, 2010 11:18 PM

    VikingsPrincess says:
    July 21, 2010 10:26 PM
    @flop4strahan
    You said, “Win a Super Bowl 1st and then maybe we’ll let you come eat at the grown-up table, Princess”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Ooooooo…. the grown-up table. AWESOME. I hear that instead of passing the biscuits, Aaron Rodgers drop kicks them to everyone as he gets sacked by the guy who just can’t seem to wait for his. That sounds TERRIFIC.
    ————————————————–
    Sorry, but there is NO difference between a drop kick, or a INT in the Game when Lord Favre could of ran it. They Both lost due to a dumb ass play. Yes I am a Packer Fan. Get over it

  172. FoF says: Jul 22, 2010 6:08 AM

    Look at what a loser this Ambrose buy is. He just has to respond to every single comment, even when he is the only person even visiting that thread anymore. It is obvious he has no life, he spends 24/7 of it commenting on PFT.

  173. Ambrose says: Jul 22, 2010 8:34 AM

    PackersPackFudge 8==D says:
    July 21, 2010 6:45 PM
    Ambrose you said you were alive for all 12 of the Packers championships… right here…
    ———————————————-
    No….you asked how many championships I have enjoyed.

  174. Ambrose says: Jul 22, 2010 8:50 AM

    NoGravyForSconnies says:
    July 21, 2010 6:27 PM
    ….why don’t you say what you really mean: “i hate him, i hate him, i hate him!!!!”
    ————————————-
    I can’t say it because I don’t hate him. I just don’t care for how he has manipulated the Packers (and the Jets,) to get what he wanted….which was a job with the team he identified as having the best chance to win a SuperBowl, and having the QB job handed to him on a silver platter, irrespective of the affect he would have on his teammates and fanbase. Why is this so difficult for you to fathom? You are forgetting that Favre put the Packers through the wringer three years in a row (when not getting his preferences accommodated,) before enough was enough.

  175. RC IV says: Jul 22, 2010 10:25 AM

    Ambrose:
    So it’s ok for the TEAM to manipulate where and when these guys play?
    Sounds like someone misses pre free agency when the owners dictated everything.
    Good for him that he got to go where he wanted.
    You obviously have problems fathoming that you have unhealthy obsession ith the situation.
    Shit happens get over it and move on.
    I’ve never seen a fanbase more worried about another team in my life.
    Theyd rather see the Vikings lose than the Packers win. Pathetic.

  176. nutnbutnet says: Jul 22, 2010 10:36 AM

    “You are forgetting that Favre put the Packers through the wringer three years in a row (when not getting his preferences accommodated,) before enough was enough. ”
    Favre can be a miserable teamate, as those who have been close to the team can attest. He sucked up to the Vikings players last year like he never did in Green Bay. Wait till he has one of his patented favreian moments, and the press get’s on him. He will tank on you faster than you can say “told you so.” Thank god you have Chilly locked up!

  177. Supersuckers says: Jul 22, 2010 12:07 PM

    RC IV says:
    July 21, 2010 9:11 PM
    My point was/is:
    Alot of these idiots think the brewers franchise is the braves franchise.
    Brewers started out as the Seattle Pilots.
    The Braves were in 2 cities prior to Milwaukee and are now in Atlanta.
    Either/or, they won one i think.
    I was just making the point of how asinine it is that they hang onto those titles.
    Next some genius will say this is a “pro football site”.
    Well, I say to that:
    I’ve seen politics, homosexual , obesity, culture talk all over these posts.
    Anything is fair game.
    I say Minnesota over all college and pros, (in the “major” sports) has more over all titles.
    We HAD to let them have the packers..
    Why they do it, is beyond me. Insecurity and a sense of well being is my guess.
    The packers NEED to do well for them to feel good about themselves…how pathetic.
    —————-
    This is a pro football site. We are really mentioning the Minneapolis Lakers now?
    Green Bay 12
    minnesota 0 (should have 1 but……he pondered passing….

  178. Canned Heat says: Jul 22, 2010 12:43 PM

    And, truly, we all know that there wasn’t one Packer fan in existence who thought either of the regular season games were meaningless. 2009 will always be the season your former favorite QB socked it to ya – twice.”
    And everyone outside of Twinkie Town not looking thru dark pink glasses while wearing ponytails and blowing into a purple horn (but we’re gay?) knows that the closest you got and the closest you will get to a coveted Lombardi Trophy dribbled down Lord Favre’s leg last year….and Gary Anderson’s a decade before that.
    Lay down.

  179. RC IV says: Jul 22, 2010 12:56 PM

    I was just making the point of how asinine it is that they hang onto those titles.
    Next some genius will say this is a “pro football site”.
    Well, I say to that:
    I’ve seen politics, homosexual , obesity, culture talk all over these posts.
    Anything is fair game.
    ===============================
    Thanks for proving my point turd.
    God, you are so predictable.
    Yeah, we can mention the Minneapolis Lakers.
    Their titles from the 50’s are about as relevant to present day footabll as the packers 42 years and older trophies.
    Keep hanging onto the Packers titles Super.
    You are a typical Wisconsin sports fan, you don’t want to talk about any other sport, college or pro, because your teams have barely made a dent in that category. Just go ahead and make yourself feel better by proudly waving those titles around that you weren’t even alive for.
    GayRod pondered passing, but once again held onto the ball too long.
    Twins 3 titles Brewers o
    MPLS Lakers 5 titles Bucks 1
    Wooo hooo!!!! I’m better than you!!!!
    Idiot!

  180. footballrulz says: Jul 22, 2010 1:17 PM

    Dial-A-Cliche says:
    July 21, 2010 5:57 PM
    This debate is getting so old…
    This tired debate is so stale. We all need new ammunition.
    Sun, Oct 24th, 2010
    Vikings at the Packers
    8:20 pm EDT
    You’re all invited
    ___________________________________
    @Dial-A-Cliche
    Couldn’t agree more

  181. footballrulz says: Jul 22, 2010 1:24 PM

    Sando says
    Jets are 4-12. Favre arrives, they are 8-8.
    Yeah, & Favre leaves and they are 9-7 & lose in the AFCCG. So, Sanchez is the better QB?
    Well, well. 2 more posters I can skip over and not have to read. Buster Blueth & Nogravyforsconnies. Anybody seen twizzledick lately?

  182. wydok says: Jul 22, 2010 1:31 PM

    Favre, you went too far 3 years ago.

  183. Supersuckers says: Jul 22, 2010 1:41 PM

    Twins 3 titles Brewers o
    MPLS Lakers 5 titles Bucks 1
    Wooo hooo!!!! I’m better than you!!!!
    Idiot!
    ——————–
    this is a football site. the NFl is America’s game. A NFL title means more to most then their baseball team winning a world series or their nba title or some college bullshit title.

  184. BrentFavre says: Jul 22, 2010 2:01 PM

    “Keep hanging onto the Packers titles Super.
    You are a typical Wisconsin sports fan, you don’t want to talk about any other sport, college or pro, because your teams have barely made a dent in that category. Just go ahead and make yourself feel better by proudly waving those titles around that you weren’t even alive for.
    Twins 3 titles Brewers o
    MPLS Lakers 5 titles Bucks 1
    Wooo hooo!!!! I’m better than you!!!!
    Idiot!”
    Typical Minnesota fan, hiding behind other sports titles because their football team is a failure.

  185. RC IV says: Jul 22, 2010 2:44 PM

    BrentFavre says:
    July 22, 2010 2:01 PM
    “Keep hanging onto the Packers titles Super.
    You are a typical Wisconsin sports fan, you don’t want to talk about any other sport, college or pro, because your teams have barely made a dent in that category. Just go ahead and make yourself feel better by proudly waving those titles around that you weren’t even alive for.
    Twins 3 titles Brewers o
    MPLS Lakers 5 titles Bucks 1
    Wooo hooo!!!! I’m better than you!!!!
    Idiot!”
    Typical Minnesota fan, hiding behind other sports titles because their football team is a failure.
    =================================
    Typical packer fan that thinks its ok to hide behind the packers titles, because all your other teams are failures.
    Your hypocrisy know no bounds!
    How many football titles do the Badgers have?
    Oh that’s right, their trophy case is empty
    Gophers have 6!!
    What about the Brew crew……what? empty too?
    Twins have 3!!
    Bucks have 1?
    Mpls Lakers have 5!!!!!
    Boy, if it weren’t for the Packers, you’d have nothing.
    Go crawl back under your rock.
    Any turd that would have the screen name you do, has to be an alarming POS.
    He’s gone, get over it ya big baby.

  186. Canned Heat says: Jul 22, 2010 2:49 PM

    Typical Minnesota fan, hiding behind other sports titles because their football team is a failure.
    ___________________________________
    Agreed.
    While we’re at it throwing stones about sports teams, let’s also mention how many pro franchises have up and left the land of lutefisk and dingleberries.
    Lakers,
    NorthStars,
    Eskimos,
    Vikings(?)
    Laugh at our public ownership all you want. Our team is going nowhere. Yours? Not so sure. Think of that as far fetched as you will, but Zygi made millions by being a smart millionaire. Don’t think he wouldn’t second guess a monster dollar deal to ship off to LA. The NFL wants a team in LA.
    All the speculation because you bandwagons don’t support your team…other than yacking on a few websites.
    I enjoy this banter. I’ll enjoy it more when the waffle iron is gone, and you all pull the pin on PFT because your team becomes a doormat for a few years….like all teams do.

  187. Ambrose says: Jul 22, 2010 3:45 PM

    RC IV says:
    July 22, 2010 12:56 PM
    You are a typical Wisconsin sports fan, you don’t want to talk about any other sport, college or pro, because your teams have barely made a dent in that category.
    ————————————————-
    Once again, Minnesota and Wisconsin are virtual clones of each other. Get over it.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisconsin_Badgers#National_championships
    http://www.gophersports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=8400&KEY=&ATCLID=284497

  188. Supersuckers says: Jul 22, 2010 3:52 PM

    “How would you know? the Brewers never experienced a WS win”

  189. BrentFavre says: Jul 22, 2010 4:00 PM

    RC IV says:
    July 22, 2010 2:44 PM
    BrentFavre says:
    July 22, 2010 2:01 PM
    Typical packer fan that thinks its ok to hide behind the packers titles, because all your other teams are failures.
    Your hypocrisy know no bounds!
    How many football titles do the Badgers have?
    Oh that’s right, their trophy case is empty
    Gophers have 6!!
    What about the Brew crew……what? empty too?
    Twins have 3!!
    Bucks have 1?
    Mpls Lakers have 5!!!!!
    Boy, if it weren’t for the Packers, you’d have nothing.
    —-
    Considering I live in Minnesota, just graduated from the University of Minnesota, and am a lifelong Twins fan I think I have about the same claims as you, except the Packers aren’t failures. I like Minnesota and every Minnesota sports team except the Vikings, they’re extremely lame and purple.
    Also, why are you talking about a team ( MPLS lakers) that LEFT your Minnesota???

  190. Ruvell100 says: Jul 22, 2010 4:43 PM

    Mpls Lakers have 5!!!!!
    ————————
    Jeff…come on, man. Pretty tough to brag about a team that packed up and left. Is that the level Minnesota fans have come to? Lakers titles? And making sure the 1969 NFL Championship counts even though they were massacred in front of a world audience in the Super Bowl aka World Championship by a Chiefs team that was actually laughing on the sidelines.

  191. Saintnation says: Jul 22, 2010 5:16 PM

    The top 5 most commented article relate to the Vikings or Packers…..
    Amazing.

  192. 30PTBUCK says: Jul 22, 2010 5:47 PM

    PackersPackFudge 8==D says:
    July 21, 2010 6:21 PM
    2.5 MVP’s, but who’s counting. I thought those occurred before you and your fellow “what have you done for me lately” pals were born? Too dusty I was told.
    ——————–
    Those happened in the ’90s Ambrose… not in the ’20s like half of the Packers championships.. You’re a little out of touch with reality aren’t you?
    Now sir don’t be mad just because it’s your fudge that is packed by the Packers they just made a mistake because of your failed sex change operation and was sure it was a clitoris because a penis can’t be that small
    Here’s the thing you failed transsexual 1/2 of those championships came after the Vikings became a team.
    So just because your team has no real championship history except 1 before the merger don’t hate history.
    And at last try to be factual since obviously you can’t be funny 1 was one in the twenties when the Canton Bulldogs won more championships than the Vikings and the Cleveland Bulldogs, Akron Pros, Chicago Cardinals,Frankford Yellow Jackets, and Providence Steam Rollers won the same number as the Vikings. The other teams that won in the 20’s the Bears and Giants have certainly won more than the Vikings not hard to do (whoops shouldn’t use the word hard you might get moist) Sure most of those teams aren’t around anymore but then again how long are there going to be Minnesota Vikings

  193. RC IV says: Jul 23, 2010 8:55 AM

    Super,
    You think it’s cute when you “play” dumb, but it’s not.
    Brewers have never experienced a WS title win.
    Bucks are ” up and coming”?
    Heat, Magic, Celtics, Hawks, Bulls are all better than the Bucks.
    #5 or # 6 seed is fine, but the top 3 teams are powerhouse that they will have zero chance against. Besides you said you “didn’t care” about anything but the NFL.
    ================================
    Ruvell:
    No, i haven’t stooped to the lakers, I’m making a point that most refuse to accept.
    Those titles mean about as much to present day as the Packers titles from the 60’s and before.
    I’m just saying, if people want to talk titles, in the major sports, pro and college, Minnesota is better in everything title wise except Pro football.
    Now, we either talk present day or we talk about yesteryear.
    Any jagoff brings up titles, I will too.
    It doesnt matter if the lakers left by the way, they are still listed as titles won in Minneapolis.
    I’m just tired of packer fans getting backed into a corner. losing their argument and reverting to the titles war cry to try to feel better about things. get it?

  194. Emoney says: Jul 23, 2010 8:57 AM

    As long as their are 12 titles listed in the NFL history books, the packers will have 12 titles. Viking fans use that as an argument to make themselves feel better about their failure of a franchise because they have NOTHING! They’re just jealous. Every title earned in any sport and at any time is legit. Titles earned in the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s were not earned when people lived in caves. Just because most of you were born in the last 18-20 years, doesn’t make everything before prehistoric. How many titles do the yankees have if the past doesn’t matter? A title is a title.

  195. LordofDirtyMud says: Jul 23, 2010 9:30 AM

    LOL@some idiot who said Favre isn’t a winner.
    He helped the packers establish the most non losing records in history (13 seasons). So i’m guessing that’s not winning right?
    smh@dissing the vikings pre merger win.
    So if that’s the case, and it’s worthless..take away how many wins the Pack has prior to the merger?
    is it still 12?

  196. Ruvell100 says: Jul 23, 2010 10:31 AM

    “smh@dissing the vikings pre merger win.
    So if that’s the case, and it’s worthless..take away how many wins the Pack has prior to the merger?”
    ————–
    After the Vikings won the 1969 NFL Championship, were they crowned World Champions?
    The answer is no. They went on to play the AFL Champion Chiefs in the Super Bowl and were brutally massacred on national television. You can call yourself a champion if you want to…I guess.

  197. NoGravyForSconnies says: Jul 23, 2010 10:46 AM

    every time packer fans have to go back to the “we used to be good back in the ice age” argument it’s just conceding that they have to live in the past because they can’t compete in the present.
    because things have gone so horribly for them since they lost favre, and because they’re either too broke or their gm is too cheap to spend on talent like the vikes do, plus he can’t draft like spielman can.

  198. Ruvell100 says: Jul 23, 2010 12:10 PM

    “because things have gone so horribly for them since they lost favre, and because they’re either too broke or their gm is too cheap to spend on talent like the vikes do, plus he can’t draft like spielman can.”
    —————
    Yet another complete failure in the failed life of “No Gravy.” 11-5 team with a young, deep roster that brought in RECORD revenues last year. Not a soul on the planet that doesn’t think the Packers are a team that will compete for a long time, except low football IQ Vikings fans. You being the biggest football idiot of them all.

  199. BrentFavre says: Jul 23, 2010 12:20 PM

    “NoGravyForSconnies says:
    July 23, 2010 10:46 AM
    plus he can’t draft like spielman can.”
    Ha, how many franchise QBs has Spielman drafted (Well he could claim one but he passed on Rodgers, twice)? How about a probowl Saftey (Collins), probowl WR( Jennings) and probowl OLB(Matthews)?
    Not to mention Sitton, Jones, Finley, Grant (trade), Williams who are also young guys who can turn out to be great picks.
    How about a defensive player of the year in free agency( Woodson)?
    Nice try.

  200. Majik Bullet says: Jul 23, 2010 2:23 PM

    BrentFavre says: July 23, 2010 12:20 PM
    Ha, how many franchise QBs has Spielman drafted (Well he could claim one but he passed on Rodgers, twice)? How about a probowl Saftey (Collins), probowl WR( Jennings) and probowl OLB(Matthews)?
    _______________
    What Pro Bowl did Jennings go to?

  201. Ruvell100 says: Jul 23, 2010 3:16 PM

    None, Majik. You are correct. But he’s a hell of a wideout.
    The question of the day is: What is the greatest Favre achievement? I would say it’s his durability. He has been able to play more games consecutively than anyone else.
    Majik? I’m guessing it was that time when he raised Lazarus from the dead. That’s pretty tough to beat.

  202. footballrulz says: Jul 23, 2010 3:28 PM

    Oh, I don’t know, parting the Red Sea was pretty amazing and then there’s that whole walking on the water thing….

  203. Ruvell100 says: Jul 23, 2010 3:35 PM

    I think that was Moses who parted the Red Sea, Rulz. But you never know. In Majik and FoF’s world, Favre could have the divine power of both!
    “The Michael Jordan of football.” Hahaha! I never realized Jordan’s Bulls only one 4 playoff series in 13 years or that Favre played quarterback, guard and d-tackle.

  204. RC IV says: Jul 23, 2010 3:44 PM

    Brett Favre died and went to heaven. He got through the pearly gates and went before God and Jesus. They both welcomed him to heaven.
    God asked him if he had anything to say.
    He looked right at Jesus and said:
    Hey, I think you’re sitting in my seat.

  205. footballrulz says: Jul 23, 2010 5:20 PM

    No Ruvell, Moses just held out his rod, God, er Favre, parted the seas.
    Good one Chicken

  206. footballrulz says: Jul 23, 2010 5:31 PM

    And please, no gay jokes about Moses & his rod–

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