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Offline Zero2Cool  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 9:37:59 PM(UTC)

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Anonymous source: Tavaris Jackson, it's all over ESPN Milwaukee!


no fkn way. serious?


Hell I donno, but that'd be funny!
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#17 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:06:38 PM(UTC)

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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??
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#18 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:28:13 PM(UTC)

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Was it fake last summer when he texted "just a rumor" when reports were flying around that he was signing with the Vikings?
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#19 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:35:27 PM(UTC)

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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.
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#20 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:39:12 PM(UTC)

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

lies?

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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.
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#21 Posted : Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:49:25 PM(UTC)

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If he goes on the PUP list, who's the first team he'd face in the Regular Season?
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#22 Posted : Thursday, August 5, 2010 2:02:08 AM(UTC)

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The only thing you can count on is that Favre will not tell the truth. He even lies about lying.
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#23 Posted : Thursday, August 5, 2010 4:38:53 AM(UTC)

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The only thing you can count on is that Favre will not tell the truth. He even lies about lying.



Nahhh....he just changes his mind
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#24 Posted : Thursday, August 5, 2010 12:10:08 PM(UTC)

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Neither NFL network OR ESPN "broke" this story.

It was Judd Zulag, sports columnist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Zulag is most definitely sticking to his guns about who is lying here, btw.

FYI

Edit-- Judd Zulgad
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#25 Posted : Thursday, August 5, 2010 1:20:14 PM(UTC)

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I'm a huge Favre fan. I think my avatar was hacked by the site admin to reflect my allegiance to #4.

But all along Brett has stATED as long as he can play at a "HIGH" level, he will continue to compete.

I am thinking with a bad ankle, it is going to effect his ability to throw and move around in the pocket.

Brett, if you come back this year, I really thin you are going to regret it. The defenses in the NFL are getting stocked full of players (LBers, Safeties, DE ) that can really run and move.

Sooner or later, one of these guys is gonna make a name for himself by really putting a solid hit on # 4 and putting him out of a game.

That ankle injury may just have cost Brett that step he needs to elude on oncoming defender.

Good luck Brett, you're gonna need it!
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#26 Posted : Thursday, August 5, 2010 1:48:48 PM(UTC)

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I'm a huge Favre fan. I think my avatar was hacked by the site admin to reflect my allegiance to #4.

But all along Brett has stATED as long as he can play at a "HIGH" level, he will continue to compete.

I am thinking with a bad ankle, it is going to effect his ability to throw and move around in the pocket.

Brett, if you come back this year, I really thin you are going to regret it. The defenses in the NFL are getting stocked full of players (LBers, Safeties, DE ) that can really run and move.

Sooner or later, one of these guys is gonna make a name for himself by really putting a solid hit on # 4 and putting him out of a game.

That ankle injury may just have cost Brett that step he needs to elude on oncoming defender.

Good luck Brett, you're gonna need it!


Your avatar is the default avatar for a member who has not selected one themselves. No site admin needs to "hack" their site, cuz, um, they have ... ahh ... admin ... oh nm you get the point. :)
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#27 Posted : Thursday, August 5, 2010 2:19:14 PM(UTC)

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Isn't "on a stretcher" how Favre is going to have to be retired. Just like Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley are going to have to be taken from the stage kicking and screaming. Favre's riding off into the sunset on a white horse moments ala Elway, have come and gone. The lucky bastard got two of them and pissed them both down his leg.
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#28 Posted : Thursday, August 5, 2010 6:00:21 PM(UTC)

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Well, at least in the eyes of his rabid fans, there would probably be some sort of Hollywoodish romanticism in Favre's riding off into the sunset on a stretcher . . .
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#29 Posted : Friday, August 6, 2010 3:03:53 AM(UTC)

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A splat, softly in the distance with no relevance or meaning. That is how he should go out. An attention whore like him deserves nothing else.

A pathetic mediocre season with a 2-6 start. Ending the year 8-8 and never having hope. A 70 rating and 30 turnovers, refusing to come out even though his lack of mobility was killing the team.
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#30 Posted : Friday, August 6, 2010 3:37:04 AM(UTC)

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Wow, Dexter, you're more vicious than I am. I like you. :D
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