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Offline Cheesey  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 5:22:58 PM(UTC)
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Offline Gravedigga  
#17 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 8:07:23 PM(UTC)
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By Ed Werder
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Updated: October 14, 2008, 3:43 PM ET

New York Jets quarterback Brett Favre, who has started an NFL-record 258 consecutive regular-season games, told ESPN he called Tony Romo to offer encouragement as the young quarterback copes with a fractured finger on his passing hand that apparently will end his streak of consecutive starts after 30 often spectacular performances.

Favre called Romo as the Dallas Cowboys quarterback was heading to an appointment with doctors.

Romo could not be reached by ESPN for comment.

Favre said he respects Romo's toughness and regards him as one of the top-five players in the entire NFL, regardless of position.

Predictably, Favre advised Romo to do everything possible to avoid the sideline, explaining how he played though the agonizing pain of a fractured thumb to maintain his streak with the Green Bay Packers.

"The only thing I said was, it's worth trying [to play] if you can deal with the pain and can function good enough with a splint,'' Favre said. "If not, don't try.''

Romo will not require surgery but is expected to miss four weeks with his injury. While quarterbacks such as Favre and Drew Bledsoe -- the quarterback Romo replaced in Dallas -- have played with broken fingers, the Cowboys explain that the pinkie is essential in gripping the ball whereas other fingers are more involved in delivering accurate passes and taking direct snaps from under center.

Favre told Romo that his thumb injury "hurt like hell, but that doesn't mean a pinkie would be any easier.''

Although there seems to be some unjustified question about Romo's toughness, Favre has no such doubts, lavishing praise on a player whose reckless style and fun-loving nature on the field has been compared to the future Hall of Famer who holds virtually every significant NFL record for quarterbacks.

"I talked to Tony about what I did to play with the thumb,'' Favre said. "Everyone is different and the two injuries are different, so only Tony knows. I will say this: Not only do I think he's tough, but I think he's also one of the top five playes in the entire league.''

Ed Werder covers the NFL for ESPN.com.



I hate this for so so many reasons.

First of all the fact that this even made it the headlines on ESPN at all. The fact that Brett didn't call his former teammate Aaron and offer advice or encouragment. The fact that Aaron outplayed Brett yet again and no mention of a side by side comparison. and the fact that Brett considers Tony Romo one of the top 5 players in the NFL ... regardless of position. Even though Romo has never won a playoff game and consistently screws his own team in the clutch.

I think i just hate ESPN most though.


Panick, How come every one of your posts are anti-Favre ?
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Offline dfosterf  
#18 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 8:49:23 PM(UTC)
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RIIING, RIING... Brett Favre Enterprises, Bus Cook speaking.
Aaron: Is Brett there?
Bus Cook: Deanna, is Brett here? It's Aaron Rodgers on the phone...
Deanna: Brett, get off the phone with Brad for a minute, will ya, It's Aaron Rodgers on the phone for you.
Brett: Tell that little twerp it's not my friggin' job to hold his friggin' hand...Now listen to me Brad, I'm not comin' off my demands next year like I did last year, that'll be a FIRST name of your next born, not no stupid middle name--- Girl? well don't have a friggin' girl! But if you do, I want a Brettina... hey, I gotta go a minute, I'll call ya right back...
Brett's Brother: Aw, c'mon Brett, you could at least talk to the kid, hell, while you're on the phone with him I'll record the conversation so that me and Bus can get it on ESPN tonight.
Brett: Not now, you stupid mother!@#$%^! Don't you realize who I'm on the phone with now??!! Aw, hell with it, gimme the friggin' phone....
Brett: HAY AARON ! How's it GOIN' ! I hear you're doin' real good up there in Green Bay, sorry I forgot to tell ya about that line, I was just gettin' ready to call you about that shoulder and tell you that you need to play through that kinda pain like I do, I know you are not used to that kinda thing, but damn, if you didn't learn anything else after I spent all that time mentoring you it's that you gotta play through that kinda....what's that? You did play?... shit, I didn't know... (cups hand over mouthpiece) Who the hell got me involved in this stupid conversation with this snot-nosed punk?
Aaron: (smiles) (quietly)
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Offline longtimefan  
#19 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 9:14:54 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
I have some of the call. I'll post a bit of it...........

Brett Favre: Hey Tony.
TR: Hey Brett!
Brett Favre: Heard ya broke yur pinkie.
TR: Yup....hurts like heck!
Brett Favre: Damn.....yur a WUSSIE!!!
TR: What???
Brett Favre: WUSSIE! Whatsa matter Tony.......can't raise yur pinkie when ya drink yur tea now?
TR: Brett.....I never expected that from you!!! *sniff*
Brett Favre: What? Yur gonna start cryin' on me too??? Damn wuss........
TR: Hey! You cried at yur "I'm retiring! I ain't got nuthin' left!" press conference! I got REAL pain! YUR the wussie!!!
Brett Favre: You take that back you Cow pokin' perv!
TR: BITE ME "Mr. Jet!"
Brett Favre: Thats low Tony......REAL low.
TR: Sorry Brett.....sorry......
Brett Favre: But yur STILL a WUSSIE!!!
TR: Yeah? How many times did ya beat the Cowboys in Texas?????
Brett Favre: (HANGS UP)
TR: NOW who's the wussie????


Cheesey - That was hilarious! :lol:
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Here's how Favre's call to Romo really went.

Phone rings. Jessica Simpson answers.

Simpson: Hello?

Favre: Hey Jess, it's Brett. Can I talk to Tony?

Simpson: Schnookie, Brett Favre's on the phone.

Romo takes the phone.

Romo: Hey Brett, how's things?

Favre: P#ssy. (click)
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#20 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 10:32:54 PM(UTC)
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#21 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:40:37 PM(UTC)
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Favre didn't call Rodgers
By Greg A. Bedard
Wednesday, Oct 15 2008, 04:14 PM

Green Bay - After reading about how Brett Favre called Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo recently to offer encouragement and advice as to how to deal with his pinkie fracture, you may have wondered whether Favre did the same with Aaron Rodgers as he dealt with his sprained shoulder.

Favre didn't.

Asked whether it bothered him Favre called Romo and not him, Rodgers said: "Nope. That doesn't really bother me. At all."

He then flashed a big smile. Read into it what you will.

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Offline Zero2Cool  
#22 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:41:38 PM(UTC)
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My response to that is. Brett knows Aaron is tough and doesn't need to be told to play. Tony isn't as tough.

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Offline Gravedigga  
#23 Posted : Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:52:26 PM(UTC)
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God this stuff is so childish. Any of you guys ever play a sport? I've played basketball for years. Someone gets hurt, hey we miss them and it sucks but I dont have to call them to "offer support". This isn't politics. Its a damn game, and football at that. No crying, no whining.

I get hurt, people care but someone else steps in and you're forgotten. Bottom line, when you're not there, you're not there. Is Favre supposed to call everyone he ever knew once they get hurt, or lose a family member or something happens to them?

Another issue. Uhhh, i didnt like everyone i ever played with. Who the hell says a 38 year old Favre has to be best friends with a 25 year old guy who was looking to take his job and eventually did take his job. Are you kidding me. This isnt fantasy land. Its the real world. Favre doesnt need to call Rodgers and Rodgers is a man and doesnt need Favre to call him.

If were gonna ask stupid questions like this or bring up stupid points like this, here is another one.

Did Rodgers call Favre after management booted his ass out of town? How many players reached out to Favre ? Who knows and who cares. Not really important. I'm sure Favre and the close friends he has spoke and i'm sure the guys who were just another teammate didnt talk.

Get over this mickey mouse baby shit. We had enough of it in the pre-season. I submit.
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Offline dfosterf  
#24 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 12:34:53 PM(UTC)
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Posted by Mike Florio on October 16, 2008, 10:51 a.m.
For those of you that had Week Seven in the office pool, congratulations.

For the rest of us, condolences.

It has officially begun. Only seven weeks into the 2008 NFL season, Brett Favre has broached the subject of the looming will he/wont he debate regarding the continuation of his football career in 2009.

Well take it week to week, Favre said Wednesday. At the end of the season, Ill take a look at . . . Ill assess how I played this year and talk with the Jets and well see from there. I think its way premature to even think about next season.

Hes right, but we would have preferred a response like, Guys, lets worry about 2008 for now. Well worry about 2009 when the calendar says its 2009. (Hey, thats not bad. Brett, feel free to use it. And you dont even have to credit us. We call it the Buffalo News exception.)

We continue to believe that the Jets effort to persuade Favre to play for them (which entailed naming rights to unborn children and perhaps even some good, old-fashioned cuckolding) included a promise by the organization to grant Favre an unconditional release after 2008, if he wants it.

Our guess is that he still hopes to stick it to the Packers, and that he still secretly yearns to play for the Vikings. With Tarvaris Jackson benched and Gus Frerotte named the starter for the rest of the season, the move still makes a lot of sense.

(Before we get flooded with e-mails and comments reminding us of the term that jacks up the price of the trade that sent Favre to New York if hes traded to the Vikings, keep in mind that the trade doesnt impose any type of penalty on the Jets for merely letting him walk away.)

Actually, with Vikings coach Brad Childress possibly in danger of being fired after the 2008 season, finagling Favre might represent Chillys only chance at extending his stay in Minnesota for another season.
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Offline ILikeThePackers39  
#25 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:00:58 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Posted by Mike Florio on October 16, 2008, 10:51 a.m.
For those of you that had Week Seven in the office pool, congratulations.

For the rest of us, condolences.

It has officially begun. Only seven weeks into the 2008 NFL season, Brett Favre has broached the subject of the looming will he/wont he debate regarding the continuation of his football career in 2009.

Well take it week to week, Favre said Wednesday. At the end of the season, Ill take a look at . . . Ill assess how I played this year and talk with the Jets and well see from there. I think its way premature to even think about next season.

Hes right, but we would have preferred a response like, Guys, lets worry about 2008 for now. Well worry about 2009 when the calendar says its 2009. (Hey, thats not bad. Brett, feel free to use it. And you dont even have to credit us. We call it the Buffalo News exception.)

We continue to believe that the Jets effort to persuade Favre to play for them (which entailed naming rights to unborn children and perhaps even some good, old-fashioned cuckolding) included a promise by the organization to grant Favre an unconditional release after 2008, if he wants it.

Our guess is that he still hopes to stick it to the Packers, and that he still secretly yearns to play for the Vikings. With Tarvaris Jackson benched and Gus Frerotte named the starter for the rest of the season, the move still makes a lot of sense.

(Before we get flooded with e-mails and comments reminding us of the term that jacks up the price of the trade that sent Favre to New York if hes traded to the Vikings, keep in mind that the trade doesnt impose any type of penalty on the Jets for merely letting him walk away.)

Actually, with Vikings coach Brad Childress possibly in danger of being fired after the 2008 season, finagling Favre might represent Chillys only chance at extending his stay in Minnesota for another season.



Man, Florio just hates him. That's my main problem with the guy (Florio), really -- he's so totally biased in some cases that I can't stand reading anything he writes on those topics.

Seriously, Brett didn't say anything there but a normal, canned response -- then Florio twists it into all that crap. Meh.
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Offline Cheesey  
#26 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:41:14 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
RIIING, RIING... Brett Favre Enterprises, Bus Cook speaking.
Aaron: Is Brett there?
Bus Cook: Deanna, is Brett here? It's Aaron Rodgers on the phone...
Deanna: Brett, get off the phone with Brad for a minute, will ya, It's Aaron Rodgers on the phone for you.
Brett: Tell that little twerp it's not my friggin' job to hold his friggin' hand...Now listen to me Brad, I'm not comin' off my demands next year like I did last year, that'll be a FIRST name of your next born, not no stupid middle name--- Girl? well don't have a friggin' girl! But if you do, I want a Brettina... hey, I gotta go a minute, I'll call ya right back...
Brett's Brother: Aw, c'mon Brett, you could at least talk to the kid, hell, while you're on the phone with him I'll record the conversation so that me and Bus can get it on ESPN tonight.
Brett: Not now, you stupid mother!@#$%^! Don't you realize who I'm on the phone with now??!! Aw, hell with it, gimme the friggin' phone....
Brett: HAY AARON ! How's it GOIN' ! I hear you're doin' real good up there in Green Bay, sorry I forgot to tell ya about that line, I was just gettin' ready to call you about that shoulder and tell you that you need to play through that kinda pain like I do, I know you are not used to that kinda thing, but damn, if you didn't learn anything else after I spent all that time mentoring you it's that you gotta play through that kinda....what's that? You did play?... shit, I didn't know... (cups hand over mouthpiece) Who the hell got me involved in this stupid conversation with this snot-nosed punk?
Aaron: (smiles) (quietly)

LOLOLOL!!!!
GOOD one!!!!
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Offline Cheesey  
#27 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:42:37 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
I have some of the call. I'll post a bit of it...........

Brett Favre: Hey Tony.
TR: Hey Brett!
Brett Favre: Heard ya broke yur pinkie.
TR: Yup....hurts like heck!
Brett Favre: Damn.....yur a WUSSIE!!!
TR: What???
Brett Favre: WUSSIE! Whatsa matter Tony.......can't raise yur pinkie when ya drink yur tea now?
TR: Brett.....I never expected that from you!!! *sniff*
Brett Favre: What? Yur gonna start cryin' on me too??? Damn wuss........
TR: Hey! You cried at yur "I'm retiring! I ain't got nuthin' left!" press conference! I got REAL pain! YUR the wussie!!!
Brett Favre: You take that back you Cow pokin' perv!
TR: BITE ME "Mr. Jet!"
Brett Favre: Thats low Tony......REAL low.
TR: Sorry Brett.....sorry......
Brett Favre: But yur STILL a WUSSIE!!!
TR: Yeah? How many times did ya beat the Cowboys in Texas?????
Brett Favre: (HANGS UP)
TR: NOW who's the wussie????


Cheesey - That was hilarious! :lol:
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Here's how Favre's call to Romo really went.

Phone rings. Jessica Simpson answers.

Simpson: Hello?

Favre: Hey Jess, it's Brett. Can I talk to Tony?

Simpson: Schnookie, Brett Favre's on the phone.

Romo takes the phone.

Romo: Hey Brett, how's things?

Favre: P#ssy. (click)

Well.....i don't visit any other forum......so out there someone thinks along the same lines as i do! (Lucky guy!)
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#28 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 2:51:15 PM(UTC)
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Thanks for the plus 1 Cheesey! I know I was treading on some fairly dangerous terrain, but it WAS in jest, something we could all use a little more of as regards the "fiasco". As to Florio and that "article", most would say he is a big-time Vikes fan, which means in my mind any perception of how he stands as regards Brett should be taken with that in mind. A phone call by Brett to Aaron would be in the nice to have category, and personally, I don't much care one way or the other, and suspect all parties involved feel pretty much the same. Just so everyone knows, I'm not a BF hater, I'm a Ted Thompson fan, which is VERY different. Sorry if my posts offended anyone, not my intent.
Onion's got a good one regarding Romo...
Maybe we can all get a chuckle yet---

http://www.theonion.com/..._out_three_to_four_weeks

Hell, I'm even glad he's going to try and gut it out.
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Offline Cheesey  
#29 Posted : Thursday, October 16, 2008 2:54:55 PM(UTC)
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Thanks for the plus 1 Cheesey! I know I was treading on some fairly dangerous terrain, but it WAS in jest, something we could all use a little more of as regards the "fiasco". As to Florio and that "article", most would say he is a big-time Vikes fan, which means in my mind any perception of how he stands as regards Brett should be taken with that in mind. A phone call by Brett to Aaron would be in the nice to have category, and personally, I don't much care one way or the other, and suspect all parties involved feel pretty much the same. Just so everyone knows, I'm not a Brett Favre hater, I'm a Ted Thompson fan, which is VERY different. Sorry if my posts offended anyone, not my intent.
Onion's got a good one regarding Romo...
Maybe we can all get a chuckle yet---

http://www.theonion.com/..._out_three_to_four_weeks

Hell, I'm even glad he's going to try and gut it out.

Your welcome!
I enjoy when people take their "creative juices" and let go with something like you did. Thats why i did it too.......just to poke fun at the whole situation. If people learned to laugh more, there wouldn't be so much stress.

Oh....and "THE ONION" story is HAWEARWEUS!!!!!!
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#30 Posted : Friday, October 17, 2008 5:08:18 PM(UTC)
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I think Favre really said something like "I &%^$#*@!! Jessica Simpson!"
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