Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.
11 Pages123>»

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Gravedigga  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 2:06:27 AM(UTC)
I knew it was fake. He's coming back. Fucking media needs to jump off a cliff. I'm sure some will say it's Bretts fault. The old flip flop. The waffler, insert ignorant comment here, etc.


Reid has right approach for young Eagles
Best could top Lions depth chart at RB
NFL Network
Mariucci: Favre has never said Im done

Posted: August 3rd, 2010 | Frank Tadych | Tags: Minnesota Vikings, Brett Favre, Steve Mariucci, 2010 Training Camps

Unlock HQ Video HQ video delivered by Akamai

Its eerie to realize how much difference a year doesnt make in the world of Favre Watch. Even so, theres still no better source on Brett Favre around the NFL than our own Steve Mariucci.

Mariucci has been texting back-and-forth with Favre on Tuesday, and delivered this message: Everyone needs to calm down a little bit.

According to Mariucci, Favre told him hes simply trying to get healthy and has no timetable from the Vikings to report to training camp. Not only that, the Vikings would prefer if Favre waited until he was fully healed and then show up to Eden Prairie, similar to what he did last year.

Right now his ankle is improving, Mariucci told NFL Network. Its not where it needs to be yet. Obviously that probably can affect your conditioning level, if he cant run as he could last year, with just the shoulder injury. So really, he hasnt retired officially yet. Hes trying to see where his ankle goes, still.

He hasnt told anybody officially, Im done. Hes been hopeful to see if he can be healthy, but hes not quite healthy yet. Theres no press conference, theres no announcement, theres nothing imminent. He just simply has another week or so to see if his ankle does continue to improve, and then see if he can do it again.

Mariucci indicated Favre is trying like crazy to get his ankle healthy, even working out in his yard on Tuesday.

Theres the latest on Favre Watch 2010, as straight from the source as youre going to get.
Gravedigga  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 2:10:06 AM(UTC)
ESPN ratings whores. They got me.
Zero2Cool  
#3 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 2:30:52 AM(UTC)
Mariucci: Favre has never said Im done


That's not true. He has, twice.
Gravedigga  
#4 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:57:50 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Mariucci: Favre has never said Im done


That's not true. He has, twice.


You and your facts. Enough already!!
porky88  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 8:13:32 AM(UTC)
Actually, it's the guys out of Minnesota and Jay Glazer that I believe broke the story. Although, Visanthe Shianco did tell Scott Van Pelt that players had received word from Favre that he was retiring. There was also a very intense meeting among front office personnel in Minnesota. There was some fire here.
4PackGirl  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 12:27:47 PM(UTC)
and how convenient that mariucci works for nfl network & NOT espn who broke the story, eh? child please!
Formo  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 6:14:20 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Actually, it's the guys out of Minnesota and Jay Glazer that I believe broke the story. Although, Visanthe Shianco did tell Scott Van Pelt that players had received word from Favre that he was retiring. There was also a very intense meeting among front office personnel in Minnesota. There was some fire here.


Hoopla.

Anyway, the Shainco bit will be interesting.. Remember he didn't get any text messages.. he just heard that other players were getting them. I wonder if the other players were just pulling his leg or what. Anytime something that involves this many people.. things tend to get complicated.
Nonstopdrivel  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 6:34:38 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
I wonder if the other players were just pulling his leg


Now that's an interesting theory. This is what I was talking about when I said we need the context to be released. If this is what in fact happened, I somehow doubt anyone will admit it, not wanting to be caught with egg on their faces and not wanting to make Shiancoe look like a fool.
Zero2Cool  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:27:15 PM(UTC)
Viking players working together? Kind of like they did with 12 men in the huddle during a meaningless NFC Championship game? lol


It would be hilarious if a handful of players said, hey Brett text me saying he's retiring. Something bout a bum ankle. Let's tell ESPN. Did I really get a text? No, but this shit will be funny!


lol
Pack93z  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:48:28 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Viking players working together? Kind of like they did with 12 men in the huddle during a meaningless NFC Championship game? lol


It would be hilarious if a handful of players said, hey Brett text me saying he's retiring. Something bout a bum ankle. Let's tell ESPN. Did I really get a text? No, but this shit will be funny!


lol


I wouldn't put it past a quietly or secretly disgruntled player with respect to Brett, slipping a false story to put the media nonsense back on the hunt and to dog Brett some to irritate the camp skipper. ;)
Gravedigga  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:54:51 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Viking players working together? Kind of like they did with 12 men in the huddle during a meaningless NFC Championship game? lol


It would be hilarious if a handful of players said, hey Brett text me saying he's retiring. Something bout a bum ankle. Let's tell ESPN. Did I really get a text? No, but this shit will be funny!


lol


I wouldn't put it past a quietly or secretly disgruntled player with respect to Brett, slipping a false story to put the media nonsense back on the hunt and to dog Brett some to irritate the camp skipper. ;)


Exactly, who is this "anonymous source". Sounds exactly like that kind of scenario 93z
Zero2Cool  
#12 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:56:10 PM(UTC)
Anonymous source: Tavaris Jackson, it's all over ESPN Milwaukee!
Pack93z  
#13 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:58:47 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Anonymous source: Tavaris Jackson, it's all over ESPN Milwaukee!


Really? ... maybe that fire sale on his jerseys might become a wise move. ;)
Gravedigga  
#14 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 8:02:39 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Anonymous source: Tavaris Jackson, it's all over ESPN Milwaukee!


no fkn way. serious?
Formo  
#15 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 9:26:36 PM(UTC)
If T-Jack was the 'anonymous source'.. this'll be interesting. lol
Zero2Cool  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 9:37:59 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Anonymous source: Tavaris Jackson, it's all over ESPN Milwaukee!


no fkn way. serious?


Hell I donno, but that'd be funny!
longtimefan  
#17 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:06:38 PM(UTC)
key word is did Brett TEXT people

I know for a FACT that his inner circle will say I did NOT talk to Brett in MONTHS yet they in same breath say I texted him 20 times today

So maybe technically Brett didnt text? but emailed? or??
dingus  
#18 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:28:13 PM(UTC)
Was it fake last summer when he texted "just a rumor" when reports were flying around that he was signing with the Vikings?
porky88  
#19 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:35:27 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Actually, it's the guys out of Minnesota and Jay Glazer that I believe broke the story. Although, Visanthe Shianco did tell Scott Van Pelt that players had received word from Favre that he was retiring. There was also a very intense meeting among front office personnel in Minnesota. There was some fire here.


Hoopla.

Anyway, the Shainco bit will be interesting.. Remember he didn't get any text messages.. he just heard that other players were getting them. I wonder if the other players were just pulling his leg or what. Anytime something that involves this many people.. things tend to get complicated.


We've seen this every year. I wouldn't doubt he told players he's probably going to retire because of the ankle and I don't doubt that Minnesota tried to change his mind and now he's going to go see if his ankle is going to heal.

You know, he can always go on PUP and come back and lead Minnesota in the playoffs. He doesn't have to be there for week one. Al Harris is in the same situation except with an ACL.

If I thought of that, so have the Vikings' front office.
longtimefan  
#20 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:39:12 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
I knew it was fake. He's coming back. Fucking media needs to jump off a cliff. I'm sure some will say it's Bretts fault. The old flip flop. The waffler, insert ignorant comment here, etc.
.


he is calling visanthe shiancoe liar...Vic said brett told team mates he was retiring

lies?

Quote:
A Minnesota Vikings player says Brett Favre has texted his teammates and told them he plans to retire.

Tight end Visanthe Shiancoe said he learned of the messages by talking to several teammates on Tuesday. He said he had not received any direct messages from Favre.
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest (2)
11 Pages123>»
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Fan Shout
Nonstopdrivel (6h) : Rockmolder's avatar is so fucking sexy.
gbguy20 (7h) : never seen the interview before. tough to listen to. can't believe it was 7 years ago
gbguy20 (7h) : just watched a nick Collins tribute on yourube. the end featured an interview with nick reflecting on his injury
buckeyepackfan (17-Feb) : Saints De'Vante Harris nothing but a POS!!!!! Look up his tweetes on Florida killings!!
Nonstopdrivel (17-Feb) : They're laying new gas line near my house. The trucks are all from a company in Madison.
Smokey (14-Feb) : 2018 Hall o Fame Game/Aug.2,2018/Ravens vs Bears
Zero2Cool (13-Feb) : Based off 2017 records, Packers have toughest schedule for 2018
Smokey (13-Feb) : Wow, tough new 2018 Packer Schedule !
Zero2Cool (12-Feb) : I don't know anything about him though. He good? Bad?
Zero2Cool (12-Feb) : Free Agent CB David Amerson ... bring him in!
Smokey (11-Feb) : Coffee time .
Smokey (11-Feb) : Watching girls olympic Hockey.
Rockmolder (10-Feb) : They'd have to give up half their draft. Cousins seems more likely.
Rockmolder (10-Feb) : I've read that somewhere. Wasn't anything more than speculation. Can't imagine it'll happen.
Smokey (10-Feb) : Might Denver trade with Cleveland for the #1 draft pick ?
Cheesey (10-Feb) : Zero is having fun yanking some chains!LOL!
Porforis (9-Feb) : KAPERNICK! jay kay
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : Sign Case Keenum, trade Aaron Rodgers. Bring us a winner! (haha0
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : in other words, it wasn't going against the salary cap, that's the point here.
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : Favre wasn't offered $25 to stay retired! My lord, he was offered 10 year merchandising deal.
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : Packers should be leaders, not followers. Set the trend, don't be the trend.
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : Just because 49ers overpaid, doesn't mean other teams should be stupid.
gbguy20 (9-Feb) : wouldn't hurt the cap, just the bottom line. we offered favre 25 mill to stay retired.
gbguy20 (9-Feb) : or get him to take a team friendly number now while promising him a massive marketing contract in retirement to make up for it
gbguy20 (9-Feb) : jimmy g set the record after 7 starts. you really think Rodgers value goes down? sign him now and make it cap friendly for the next 2 years. get him for 28.5 per now instead of 34 per year a year or 2
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : He has multiple years left, he can wait until final year, like the process goes
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : he didn't play like a Superstar vs Panthers, he doesn't deserve new deal.
Porforis (9-Feb) : This assumes Rodgers continues to play like a superstar and doesn't miss additional seasons, lowering his value entering the mid to tail end of his career.
gbguy20 (9-Feb) : the longer we wait the worse it will get
gbguy20 (9-Feb) : the long
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : Can't do that paying one player so much.
Zero2Cool (9-Feb) : Once he's paid, we're done. We can't draft AND develop. Need outside help.
gbguy20 (8-Feb) : extend Rodgers now
Zero2Cool (8-Feb) : PH is going into it's 11th season, or is it 12th? Either way, we lasted longer than Barry! haha
wpr (8-Feb) : Well said Porforis
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

5h / Random Babble / Cheesey

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

18-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Nonstopdrivel

17-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

16-Feb / Around The NFL / Cheesey

15-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

14-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

13-Feb / Football Familiarity / Smokey

12-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

11-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

8-Feb / Random Babble / Smokey

8-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

8-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

Headlines