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Offline nyrpack  
#11 Posted : Monday, June 18, 2012 5:57:02 PM(UTC)
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he will always be one of the greatest athletes to watch week after week and never get tired of it !!

he will be a packer again in canton, ohio and # 4 will be in the ring of honor end of discussion !!
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#12 Posted : Tuesday, June 19, 2012 4:59:42 AM(UTC)
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I think his number will be retired, no question about it. I wonder if it will be during Mike McCarthy's tenure as head coach is the sticking point for me, or even the more assumed individual, Ted Thompson. If they were both out, he'd probably come to town tomorrow and retire his number.

I'd like to see the Packers reach out to Brett Favre in regards to retiring the number. Both sides screwed up, but the Packers are like the 'dad' in the relationship ... they are expected to take the higher road. I kind of wonder if fans will boo him though, actually, its a worry, not a wonder. I think booing him would be terribly unappreciative.
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#13 Posted : Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:25:07 AM(UTC)
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I think his number will be retired, no question about it. I wonder if it will be during Mike McCarthy's tenure as head coach is the sticking point for me, or even the more assumed individual, Ted Thompson. If they were both out, he'd probably come to town tomorrow and retire his number.

I'd like to see the Packers reach out to Brett Favre in regards to retiring the number. Both sides screwed up, but the Packers are like the 'dad' in the relationship ... they are expected to take the higher road. I kind of wonder if fans will boo him though, actually, its a worry, not a wonder. I think booing him would be terribly unappreciative.


if he did no one would be there to boo him.

actually I doubt very many, if any, will boo during a retirement ceremony. He [aid his dues he finally retired and more importantly he did not lead the hated vikings to their own Lombardi Trophy. If he ha there would be some (many) who would never forgive him.
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#14 Posted : Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8:07:17 AM(UTC)
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if he did no one would be there to boo him.

actually I doubt very many, if any, will boo during a retirement ceremony. He [aid his dues he finally retired and more importantly he did not lead the hated vikings to their own Lombardi Trophy. If he ha there would be some (many) who would never forgive him.


I don't understand that first line. When his number is retired, it will be at half time of a game and that means more than 70,000 fans will be there, to which some will wrongly boo unless its handled properly from both sides.

I think some fans are still butthurt he played for the Vikings. I think most are fine with the forcing a trade, playing with the Jets ... but the part that I feel Packers fans have stuck in their butt is playing for the Vikings. I think sweeping the Vikings in 2010 and winning the Super Bowl diluted that hate quite a bit.

Personally, I'd cheer for him at his number retirement ceremony. I think it was a douche move to go to the Vikings, but then again, how many teams were only a QB away from being legit Super Bowl contenders? One, it just happened to be the Vikings.
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#15 Posted : Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8:21:13 AM(UTC)
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I don't understand that first line. When his number is retired, it will be at half time of a game and that means more than 70,000 fans will be there, to which some will wrongly boo unless its handled properly from both sides.

I think some fans are still butthurt he played for the Vikings. I think most are fine with the forcing a trade, playing with the Jets ... but the part that I feel Packers fans have stuck in their butt is playing for the Vikings. I think sweeping the Vikings in 2010 and winning the Super Bowl diluted that hate quite a bit.

Personally, I'd cheer for him at his number retirement ceremony. I think it was a douche move to go to the Vikings, but then again, how many teams were only a QB away from being legit Super Bowl contenders? One, it just happened to be the Vikings.


did you see where I bolded your prior comment?
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he'd probably come to town tomorrow and retire his number.


If he came to town TOMORROW there would not be 70000 fans there to witness the ceremony.
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wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
did you see where I bolded your prior comment?

If he came to town TOMORROW there would not be 70000 fans there to witness the ceremony.


Oh, I see. You took my comment out of text and didn't really indicate what you were referring to and then ... wow. Look, the point I am making is that I feel Brett Favre will come to Green Bay to retire his number more quickly if Mike McCarthy and Ted Thompson are not associated with the Packers. I don't understand how that was missed.
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#17 Posted : Tuesday, June 19, 2012 9:12:41 AM(UTC)
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Oh, I see. You took my comment out of text and didn't really indicate what you were referring to and then ... wow. Look, the point I am making is that I feel Brett Favre will come to Green Bay to retire his number more quickly if Mike McCarthy and Ted Thompson are not associated with the Packers. I don't understand how that was missed.


ease up Slick I was just laughing a bit when you said "tomorrow". I know exactly what you meant. This is not life and death issues here.
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#18 Posted : Tuesday, June 19, 2012 10:22:43 AM(UTC)
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ease up Slick I was just laughing a bit when you said "tomorrow". I know exactly what you meant. This is not life and death issues here.


Ugh Urghhhhhhh! I just died a little!!! ... (oh, nevermind, that was pee)
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We can't retire his number yet.

My dad heard from a friend who heard from someone on the radio who heard from a pretty credible source that Favre will be on da Bears in 2012.
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#20 Posted : Tuesday, June 19, 2012 1:51:18 PM(UTC)
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We can't retire his number yet.

My dad heard from a friend who heard from someone on the radio who heard from a pretty credible source that Favre will be on da Bears in 2012.


The Bears? Weird, I didn't hear that Brett Favre was part of a drug ring or anything of the sort that would qualify him as a Bears target.
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