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Offline dfosterf  
#1 Posted : Monday, June 24, 2013 3:15:32 PM(UTC)
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Aaron Rodgers is quite possibly the best quarterback I have ever seen. I'm an old guy. I saw every snap of Bart Starr, Johnny U, Staubach, et.al. All the names we argue...

The rap on him was arm-strength and fragility.


lol



Imagine what it was like for MM, Ted and Brett to see what they actually had. It was NOT just the draft pick, it was the skills displayed subsequent to the pick. I bet it scared the shit out of Brett Favre. He saw it way before we did.
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#2 Posted : Monday, June 24, 2013 5:09:30 PM(UTC)
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dfosterf said: Go to Quoted Post
Aaron Rodgers is quite possibly the best quarterback I have ever seen. I'm an old guy. I saw every snap of Bart Starr, Johnny U, Staubach, et.al. All the names we argue...

The rap on him was arm-strength and fragility.


lol



Imagine what it was like for MM, Ted and Brett to see what they actually had. It was NOT just the draft pick, it was the skills displayed subsequent to the pick. I bet it scared the shit out of Brett Favre. He saw it way before we did.


Why do you think he refused to sit out with a broken thumb while putting up a 70.9 rating for the year?

He didn't want to get Favred like Majkowski.
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#3 Posted : Monday, June 24, 2013 6:41:19 PM(UTC)
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Why do you think he refused to sit out with a broken thumb while putting up a 70.9 rating for the year?

He didn't want to get Favred like Majkowski.


The Streak was Favre's most treasured stat.
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#4 Posted : Monday, June 24, 2013 6:58:36 PM(UTC)
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When Rodgers started zippin' that ball in, (in practice) I'd speculate there were some "day-ums", whistles, and what-not. (In a Brett Favre camp, with someone else throwing) Bet Brett Favre was not used to that. It's speculation, but I did play quarterback, plus I've stayed in several Holiday Inns. [laughing] Favre was fully cognizant of his own capabilities and limitations on that day. I bet he saw trouble, real trouble, on the horizon for him, personally. Look at the results that we do know about...


How many of you would not have shit-canned Favre for what we have now, in retrospect? Maybe he saw it coming?
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#5 Posted : Tuesday, June 25, 2013 6:05:11 AM(UTC)
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How many of you would not have shit-canned Favre for what we have now, in retrospect? Maybe he saw it coming?


In a New York minute - and it all leads to how the guy handled the situation as to how he should be viewed by Packers fans. Favre handled the situation like a scorned middle aged women being replaced by the young, hot girl. He really didn't need to have the emotional retirement, then make a circus of training camp, and ultimately go sign with the Vikings. He could have just asked to be traded like a man would have. But then he wouldn't have been able to handpick Chilly to control.
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#6 Posted : Tuesday, June 25, 2013 6:07:57 AM(UTC)
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dfosterf said: Go to Quoted Post
When Rodgers started zippin' that ball in, (in practice) I'd speculate there were some "day-ums", whistles, and what-not. (In a Brett Favre camp, with someone else throwing) Bet Brett Favre was not used to that. It's speculation, but I did play quarterback, plus I've stayed in several Holiday Inns. [laughing] Favre was fully cognizant of his own capabilities and limitations on that day. I bet he saw trouble, real trouble, on the horizon for him, personally. Look at the results that we do know about...


How many of you would not have shit-canned Favre for what we have now, in retrospect? Maybe he saw it coming?


I am so tired of your shit. You didn't see every Bart Starr play and you sure as hell never EVER ever played quarterback. You do not have the mental fortitude to play the position outside of tossing ball back an forth with one of your boys. You could stay at a Platinum Holiday Inn and still couldn't toss the rock, so sit down boy and tell us about aisle 13. :)
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the whole thing was handled poorly by both sides
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, June 25, 2013 10:36:00 AM(UTC)
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dfosterf said: Go to Quoted Post

How many of you would not have shit-canned Favre for what we have now, in retrospect? Maybe he saw it coming?


I realized what the Pack had in A.R. from what I saw during the Dallas game when he filled in for Favre.

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the whole thing was handled poorly by both sides


What was Ted supposed to do? Trade for Randy Moss?
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#10 Posted : Tuesday, June 25, 2013 11:03:47 AM(UTC)
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What was Ted supposed to do? Trade for Randy Moss?


I believe he's referring to how Brett Favre and the Packers severed ties. Both sides have agreed that it could have been done better. Again, Mike McCarthy chose to not have Brett Favre as his QB, not Ted Thompson, so the whole Randy Moss thing ... doesn't fit whatsoever.
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