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Offline mkapp  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 8:38:27 AM(UTC)
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Childress left without handshake
By Greg A. Bedard
Tuesday, Sep 9 2008, 11:09 PM

Green Bay - Vikings coach Brad Childress exited Lambeau Field after Monday night's loss to the Packers without shaking Mike McCarthy's hand.

The state television pool feed showed McCarthy at midfield after the game. He looked around puzzled for a minute, apparently searching for Childress, and then McCarthy started to leave the field, shaking the hand of a Vikings assistant along the way.

McCarthy and Childress did exchange phone calls on Tuesday. McCarthy said there are no hard feelings on his part. Childress was tough to find because he was still talking to quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, who was upset over his late interception.

Still, he's highly unusual for a coach to skip the customary post-game handshake. Even Bill Belichick and estranged protege Eric Mangini have managed to press the flesh after games.

It's been no secret that the Vikings are upset over the tampering charges filed by the Packers during the Brett Favre saga. McCarthy also might have irked the Vikings last week with his answer to a question about some of the trash talking the Vikings did towards the Packers in the off-season.

"It speaks volumes about the way they go about their business," McCarthy said.

The Vikings and Packers meet again Nov. 9 in Minneapolis.
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 8:54:45 AM(UTC)
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Ooh, that last quote by McCarthy was a not-so-indirect jab at the head coach. No wonder Childress didn't shake hands. But of course, McCarthy was right. You don't hear too much trash talk coming from the Packers or most other teams.
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#3 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 9:23:29 AM(UTC)
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Ooh, that last quote by McCarthy was a not-so-indirect jab at the head coach. No wonder Childress didn't shake hands. But of course, McCarthy was right. You don't hear too much trash talk coming from the Packers or most other teams.


Mike McCarthy is a man's man.
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#4 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 9:59:10 AM(UTC)
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Ooh, that last quote by McCarthy was a not-so-indirect jab at the head coach. No wonder Childress didn't shake hands. But of course, McCarthy was right. You don't hear too much trash talk coming from the Packers or most other teams.


Mike McCarthy is a man's man.


I thought he was seeing a female.
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#5 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 10:22:18 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Childress left without handshake
By Greg A. Bedard
Tuesday, Sep 9 2008, 11:09 PM

Green Bay - Vikings coach Brad Childress exited Lambeau Field after Monday night's loss to the Packers without shaking Mike McCarthy's hand.

The state television pool feed showed McCarthy at midfield after the game. He looked around puzzled for a minute, apparently searching for Childress, and then McCarthy started to leave the field, shaking the hand of a Vikings assistant along the way.

McCarthy and Childress did exchange phone calls on Tuesday. McCarthy said there are no hard feelings on his part. Childress was tough to find because he was still talking to quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, who was upset over his late interception.

Still, he's highly unusual for a coach to skip the customary post-game handshake. Even Bill Belichick and estranged protege Eric Mangini have managed to press the flesh after games.

It's been no secret that the Vikings are upset over the tampering charges filed by the Packers during the Brett Favre saga. McCarthy also might have irked the Vikings last week with his answer to a question about some of the trash talking the Vikings did towards the Packers in the off-season.

"It speaks volumes about the way they go about their business," McCarthy said.

The Vikings and Packers meet again Nov. 9 in Minneapolis.


Childress and Jackson probably had to cry on each other's shoulders... little girl to little girl.
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Offline kiddikkarus  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 12:02:11 PM(UTC)
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I love the ever-developing rivalry we have the Minnesota.
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Offline hosemeoff  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 12:16:25 PM(UTC)
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I heard from a Viking's insider that Childress feared for his life if he shook MM's hand. It's my understanding, that Childress believes Mike McCarthy is King Midas reincarnated due to his touch of gold with quarterbacks (and his smarmy smirks from across the field). You see, Childress has staked his job on a guy with measurables off the charts but he can't develop him, and Mike McCarthy comes waltzing up north and every quarterback he works with is successful. Childress, being a rational man, believes there's only one explanation for his own failure and MM's easy success: magic. And as a rational man, he'll be damned if he's gonna end up as a solid gold statue on the 50 yard line of Lambeau Field.

Childress also still believes in the tooth fairy.

Somebody please tell him.
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Offline millertime  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 12:30:10 PM(UTC)
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Even Bill Belichick and estranged protege Eric Mangini have managed to press the flesh after games.


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Offline NodakPaul  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 12:43:01 PM(UTC)
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Ooh, that last quote by McCarthy was a not-so-indirect jab at the head coach. No wonder Childress didn't shake hands. But of course, McCarthy was right. You don't hear too much trash talk coming from the Packers or most other teams.


That last quote is about two weeks old, and had nothing to do with the incident. The writer is trying to fan the flames, that's all.

It was more of an oversight than anything else. If Mike McCarthy understood, I think packer fans could too...
"There's the snap, Rodgers with a quick drop - in trouble! AND SACKED BY ALLEN! The ball is lose, the ball is lose, and recovered by Kevin Williams! And that's the ball game! Childress and the Vikings FINALLY beat the Packers!"
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Offline Cheesey  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 12:55:17 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
I heard from a Viking's insider that Childress feared for his life if he shook MM's hand. It's my understanding, that Childress believes Mike McCarthy is King Midas reincarnated due to his touch of gold with quarterbacks (and his smarmy smirks from across the field). You see, Childress has staked his job on a guy with measurables off the charts but he can't develop him, and Mike McCarthy comes waltzing up north and every quarterback he works with is successful. Childress, being a rational man, believes there's only one explanation for his own failure and MM's easy success: magic. And as a rational man, he'll be damned if he's gonna end up as a solid gold statue on the 50 yard line of Lambeau Field.

Childress also still believes in the tooth fairy.

Somebody please tell him.

If Mike McCarthy would have shook his hand, Childress would have turned into a pile of steaming dog poop..........oh wait...........he must have shook MM's hand already!!! :physassult: :thumbleft:
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Offline NodakPaul  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:04:57 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
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I heard from a Viking's insider that Childress feared for his life if he shook MM's hand. It's my understanding, that Childress believes Mike McCarthy is King Midas reincarnated due to his touch of gold with quarterbacks (and his smarmy smirks from across the field). You see, Childress has staked his job on a guy with measurables off the charts but he can't develop him, and Mike McCarthy comes waltzing up north and every quarterback he works with is successful. Childress, being a rational man, believes there's only one explanation for his own failure and MM's easy success: magic. And as a rational man, he'll be damned if he's gonna end up as a solid gold statue on the 50 yard line of Lambeau Field.

Childress also still believes in the tooth fairy.

Somebody please tell him.

If Mike McCarthy would have shook his hand, Childress would have turned into a pile of steaming dog poop..........oh wait...........he must have shook MM's hand already!!! :physassult: :thumbleft:


So who would win in a fight between Mike McCarthy and Chuck Norris? ;)

And remember. Chuck Norris doesn't go on the internet, he has every internet site stored in his memory. He refreshes webpages by blinking.
"There's the snap, Rodgers with a quick drop - in trouble! AND SACKED BY ALLEN! The ball is lose, the ball is lose, and recovered by Kevin Williams! And that's the ball game! Childress and the Vikings FINALLY beat the Packers!"
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#12 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:05:02 PM(UTC)
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Ooh, that last quote by McCarthy was a not-so-indirect jab at the head coach. No wonder Childress didn't shake hands. But of course, McCarthy was right. You don't hear too much trash talk coming from the Packers or most other teams.


That last quote is about two weeks old, and had nothing to do with the incident. The writer is trying to fan the flames, that's all.

It was more of an oversight than anything else. If Mike McCarthy understood, I think packer fans could too...


that's kinda what i figured, nodak - thanks for letting us know for sure. quotes taken out of context = media's version of the truth.
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#13 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:08:54 PM(UTC)
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Interesting but no big deal to the HC.
If he can win the game and tick off the other coach enuf not to shake after the game I will be Mike McCarthy wouldn't mind missing out on the post game hand shake 16 times. Wait 19 times.
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Offline zombieslayer  
#14 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:43:01 PM(UTC)
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Ooh, that last quote by McCarthy was a not-so-indirect jab at the head coach. No wonder Childress didn't shake hands. But of course, McCarthy was right. You don't hear too much trash talk coming from the Packers or most other teams.


Mike McCarthy is a man's man.


I thought he was seeing a female.


The term man's man is misleading. The definition is actually closer to Alpha Male than what you thought it was.
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#15 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:11:09 PM(UTC)
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more classles trash from the vikings. Who cares if you are talking to your QB. take a minute, go out to the field and shake his hand, and then continue the convorsation after.
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#16 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:38:28 PM(UTC)
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more classles trash from the vikings. Who cares if you are talking to your QB. take a minute, go out to the field and shake his hand, and then continue the convorsation after.


I knew there would be at least one person who would say something like that. ::roll:
"There's the snap, Rodgers with a quick drop - in trouble! AND SACKED BY ALLEN! The ball is lose, the ball is lose, and recovered by Kevin Williams! And that's the ball game! Childress and the Vikings FINALLY beat the Packers!"
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#17 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:40:03 PM(UTC)
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you tried, i tried...oh well!
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#18 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:52:22 PM(UTC)
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I heard from a Viking's insider that Childress feared for his life if he shook MM's hand. It's my understanding, that Childress believes Mike McCarthy is King Midas reincarnated due to his touch of gold with quarterbacks (and his smarmy smirks from across the field). You see, Childress has staked his job on a guy with measurables off the charts but he can't develop him, and Mike McCarthy comes waltzing up north and every quarterback he works with is successful. Childress, being a rational man, believes there's only one explanation for his own failure and MM's easy success: magic. And as a rational man, he'll be damned if he's gonna end up as a solid gold statue on the 50 yard line of Lambeau Field.

Childress also still believes in the tooth fairy.

Somebody please tell him.

If Mike McCarthy would have shook his hand, Childress would have turned into a pile of steaming dog poop..........oh wait...........he must have shook MM's hand already!!! :physassult: :thumbleft:


So who would win in a fight between Mike McCarthy and Chuck Norris? ;)

And remember. Chuck Norris doesn't go on the internet, he has every internet site stored in his memory. He refreshes webpages by blinking.


Is it a mini MM?
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#19 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 3:28:15 PM(UTC)
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Honestly, if he was talking and coaching his QB, I have no problem with not making it out to shake hands. That is what his first priority should be.
Mike McCarthy and Chilly talked on Tuesday, just another twist from the media that they can dig up in November for a faux storyline.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#20 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 3:45:36 PM(UTC)
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you tried, i tried...oh well!

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#21 Posted : Wednesday, September 10, 2008 7:05:33 PM(UTC)
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HAHA

This was a fun treat! 93z and NP said it best. No need for me to repeat their posts.
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#22 Posted : Thursday, September 11, 2008 7:06:48 PM(UTC)
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Here's Brad Childress's explanation of the non-handshake, which is believable. This is from the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Oh well, it was a fun "issue" while it lasted:

Vikings coach Brad Childress admitted he never took part in the customary postgame handshake with McCarthy, but he said it wasnt meant as a snub.

Childress said he tried to reach McCarthy by phone on Tuesday to explain he was trying to console quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, who was upset about his late-game interception.

We left messages for each other, Childress said, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. It was more driven by the fact that I was trying to get with Tarvaris as he got off the field, and I entered the tunnel with him and had something that we wanted to discuss. I wanted to see where his frame of mind was. It wasnt an orchestrated deal or anything of that matter.
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#23 Posted : Thursday, September 11, 2008 7:23:11 PM(UTC)
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That sounds alot better then the thought slight.
Can't blame Chilly for that at all.

Here's part of the convo between Chilly & T-Jack.
Chilly: "You suck, you know that? What are you trying to do? Get me fired???"
T-Jack:"Thats what you get for trying to put the game's outcome in my hands. Geez.........don't you KNOW better by now???"
Chilly: "My bad.......your right.......maybe i should have had you hand the ball off to Peterson more."
T-Jack: "Ya THINK!?!?"
Chilly: "Nah......nevermind......if i do that, i'll ruin my reputation!"
T-Jack: "WHAT reputation???"
Chilly: "You know.....that i'm a brain dead idiot! I mean....think about it.......if we start winning games, the fans will EXPECT us to win, which will put WAY too much pressure on me. Now as it stands, if i throw them a bone every once in awhile, it's like Christmas for them!"
T-Jack: "Uh.......Mr. Burns......I mean "Coach"........you missed the after game handshake with Mike McCarthy."
Chilly: "SHHHH! I KNOW! I didn't know what to say to him.......I'm running out of "Congratulations" speeches!"
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#24 Posted : Thursday, September 11, 2008 8:13:03 PM(UTC)
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Ooh, that last quote by McCarthy was a not-so-indirect jab at the head coach. No wonder Childress didn't shake hands. But of course, McCarthy was right. You don't hear too much trash talk coming from the Packers or most other teams.


Mike McCarthy is a man's man.


I thought he was seeing a female.


The term man's man is misleading. The definition is actually closer to Alpha Male than what you thought it was.


That was my feeble attempt at humor. Thud.
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#25 Posted : Thursday, September 11, 2008 8:17:21 PM(UTC)
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That was my feeble attempt at humor. Thud.
We all told you not to follow in the footsteps of the Cheesey. tsk tsk tsk :icon_smile:
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