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Offline Formo  
#51 Posted : Friday, July 23, 2010 2:57:58 AM(UTC)
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wpr...it was on ESPN last night. He was joking about why he was throwing the football with the high school team because he needed to get in shape since he packed on 14 lbs since january.

I see what you're saying, but I'm involved with a sport that requires 50 weeks/year of training, and even in football, most nfl players take a month or so off, and are other wise working with specialists, personal trainers, etc. to maximize their fitness and skills all year long. Favre comes off as someone who just pops up when he pleases because he still gets a rush from the games, but doesn't then doesn't want to put in all the other necessary work, which just rubs me the wrong way.


Yea, if he actually committed to getting in shape, maybe he would have had a decent career. When all you do is fish, hunt, drink beer, pop pills and ride your tractor, you get mediocre results like Favre has gotten


HAHAHAH!!! I miss your posts, Digga! +1!!

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I can't WAIT for the season to begin, so i can watch the implosion!!!


Didn't you say that last year, too? =)
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#52 Posted : Friday, July 23, 2010 4:04:43 AM(UTC)
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wpr...it was on ESPN last night. He was joking about why he was throwing the football with the high school team because he needed to get in shape since he packed on 14 lbs since january.

I see what you're saying, but I'm involved with a sport that requires 50 weeks/year of training, and even in football, most nfl players take a month or so off, and are other wise working with specialists, personal trainers, etc. to maximize their fitness and skills all year long. Favre comes off as someone who just pops up when he pleases because he still gets a rush from the games, but doesn't then doesn't want to put in all the other necessary work, which just rubs me the wrong way.


Yea, if he actually committed to getting in shape, maybe he would have had a decent career. When all you do is fish, hunt, drink beer, pop pills and ride your tractor, you get mediocre results like Favre has gotten


HAHAHAH!!! I miss your posts, Digga! +1!!

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I can't WAIT for the season to begin, so i can watch the implosion!!!


Didn't you say that last year, too? =)


I did too. And we got it just like I figured would happen. Still makes me smile too.
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#53 Posted : Friday, July 23, 2010 3:36:22 PM(UTC)
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Now Bretts camp is trying to downplay this..

Word is Brett was in the room while Bus was saying this and was doing it in a joking manner...The reporter just twisted the facts

At least thats the story the camp is trying to put out

Funny when Rodgers was "misquoted" in saying get on board or shut up in the SI article Brett slobbers claimed no reporter would misquote people or purposely twist facts
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#54 Posted : Friday, July 23, 2010 3:46:08 PM(UTC)
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Color me officially of the opinion I give a shit... either way VR is going to suffer a bit this fall.. whether Brett shocks us or not.

BTW.. when he rejoins us I will post the owed Video on the second half of the wager.. all I will say is glad I am not Norwegian... I would be the worlds skinniest 6-4" person in the world.. I wouldn't eat the meal by choice.. I am thinking in the lines of choosing moldy slim drenched bark with a couple of slugs instead. ;)

On the Rodger line.. it was all about the timing. Nothing more.. and if anyone holds that against him vs all the correct things he has said and done.. well that is their opinion.. so be it.
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#55 Posted : Friday, July 23, 2010 5:02:12 PM(UTC)
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Uh Oh!!!
We are in BIG trouble!
I just read that Brett IS coming back this year. Proof of this is, he just ordered a "Hoveround!"
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#56 Posted : Friday, July 23, 2010 6:21:28 PM(UTC)
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Now Bretts camp is trying to downplay this..

Word is Brett was in the room while Bus was saying this and was doing it in a joking manner...The reporter just twisted the facts

At least thats the story the camp is trying to put out

Funny when Rodgers was "misquoted" in saying get on board or shut up in the SI article Brett slobbers claimed no reporter would misquote people or purposely twist facts


Wouldn't surprise me if that's how it went down.

As for Rodgers.. I think he was rightfully justified in that quote.. whether it be misquoted or not.
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#57 Posted : Saturday, July 24, 2010 1:19:25 AM(UTC)
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The thing is......i do NOT hate Brett favre. Not one bit.
I refuse to cheer for him while he is a member of the Vikings (or any other team). But i still like him. I'd LOVE to sit and talk with him. I bet he'd be a HOOT to be with.
I can't blame him for wanting attention. problem is, when he finally DOES retire, it's gonna be a HUGE shock to him, as all his "friends" (and reporters) run off to the next "big story".
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#58 Posted : Sunday, July 25, 2010 5:21:33 AM(UTC)
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The thing is......i do NOT hate Brett favre. Not one bit.
I refuse to cheer for him while he is a member of the Vikings (or any other team). But i still like him. I'd LOVE to sit and talk with him. I bet he'd be a HOOT to be with.
I can't blame him for wanting attention. problem is, when he finally DOES retire, it's gonna be a HUGE shock to him, as all his "friends" (and reporters) run off to the next "big story".


I think Favre will retire for real in 2 or 3 years when Peyton Manning is on the decline and thinking retirement.
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#59 Posted : Sunday, July 25, 2010 7:16:33 AM(UTC)
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Might be so. He sure isn't giving up anytime soon, is he?
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#60 Posted : Sunday, July 25, 2010 9:19:09 AM(UTC)
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The thing is......i do NOT hate Brett favre. Not one bit.
I refuse to cheer for him while he is a member of the Vikings (or any other team). But i still like him. I'd LOVE to sit and talk with him. I bet he'd be a HOOT to be with.
I can't blame him for wanting attention. problem is, when he finally DOES retire, it's gonna be a HUGE shock to him, as all his "friends" (and reporters) run off to the next "big story".


I think Favre will retire for real in 2 or 3 years when Peyton Manning is on the decline and thinking retirement.


Yep. I has said for a few years that he is motivated by what Manning does. He doesn't want to lose any of his records so soon.
Of course HE says that he is not motivated by records at all.
Yeah right. ::roll: Uh Huh.
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#61 Posted : Sunday, July 25, 2010 6:03:38 PM(UTC)
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I think Brett plays for sure this year and retires. I don't see him playing in 2011.
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#62 Posted : Monday, July 26, 2010 2:31:35 PM(UTC)
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I think alot depends on what happens this year.
If he has a winning year, he will be with the Queens in 2011.
If he crashes and burns,....................he will be the Detroit Lions starting qb in 2011.
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#63 Posted : Tuesday, July 27, 2010 6:05:10 AM(UTC)
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The thing is......i do NOT hate Brett favre. Not one bit.
I refuse to cheer for him while he is a member of the Vikings (or any other team). But i still like him. I'd LOVE to sit and talk with him. I bet he'd be a HOOT to be with.
I can't blame him for wanting attention. problem is, when he finally DOES retire, it's gonna be a HUGE shock to him, as all his "friends" (and reporters) run off to the next "big story".


I think Favre will retire for real in 2 or 3 years when Peyton Manning is on the decline and thinking retirement.


Yep. I has said for a few years that he is motivated by what Manning does. He doesn't want to lose any of his records so soon.
Of course HE says that he is not motivated by records at all.
Yeah right. ::roll: Uh Huh.



Plus he makes like 30 - 40 million with his endoresements per year. Who the hell in their right mind would turn that down to do something they love?
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#64 Posted : Wednesday, July 28, 2010 4:50:50 AM(UTC)
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Yep. I has said for a few years that he is motivated by what Manning does. He doesn't want to lose any of his records so soon.
Of course HE says that he is not motivated by records at all.
Yeah right. ::roll: Uh Huh.


Exactly my thoughts. He has to put his records out of Manning's reach.

By the way, there were 2 NFL players who didn't care so much about the records - Walter Payton and Barry Sanders.

I think pretty much everyone else did. Marino's so bummed his records were lost he got fat.
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#65 Posted : Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:30:53 AM(UTC)
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Brett told Sports Illustrated that he did care about the records. He said something about what ones meant the most to him. Tops was the QB consecutive streak. He did say they don't mean anything to him if he doesn't win a championship though.

The point is ... Brett does like the records and they do mean something to him, he's admitted it.
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#66 Posted : Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:35:57 AM(UTC)
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Yeah.. but it takes more than getting / keepin records to motivate someone to play another year at the age of 41. There are a ton of other factors that decide one's actions. Are the records a factor? Of course. But records alone will not motivate ANYONE to come back to the game.
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#67 Posted : Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:43:35 AM(UTC)
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#68 Posted : Wednesday, July 28, 2010 12:16:04 PM(UTC)
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Yeah.. but it takes more than getting / keepin records to motivate someone to play another year at the age of 41. There are a ton of other factors that decide one's actions. Are the records a factor? Of course. But records alone will not motivate ANYONE to come back to the game.


I guess we are discussing his love of records because for YEARS he denied (lied) about caring about his records. I personally don't mind it, as long as you man up and admit it.
I use to laugh at Pete Rose. He could tell you every one of his stats off the top of his head. If he went 2-4 in a game, he could tell you what his new batting avg was. And where is was in relationship to the other hitting leaders.
But it is just annoying to see a guy look at the camera and say "I am not motivated by records" and then go out and play the game even it is not in the best interest of the team to do so.
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