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Offline marstc09  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:47:09 PM(UTC)

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Please watch my video for a Packers die-hard take.
[youtube]GaM4xLLp72s[/youtube]


You are so misinformed. The Vikings will be worse with Favre?! You must be crazy. Have you even watch the recent Vikings QBs? LOL apparently not. The Packers are in big trouble.
Offline 4PackGirl  
#17 Posted : Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:48:07 PM(UTC)

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time will tell, my friend.
Offline jblock49  
#18 Posted : Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:50:23 PM(UTC)

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love that jordan quote.
Offline jblock49  
#19 Posted : Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:51:40 PM(UTC)

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i can't tell if this is a forum for PACKER FANS or a brett favre fan forum, because those are clearly two distinct things.
Offline Nonstopdrivel  
#20 Posted : Wednesday, August 19, 2009 2:54:55 PM(UTC)

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Jblock, there's a reason why there is a specific Brett Favre sub-forum -- to keep all the Favre talk corralled in one spot, to keep it from sprawling all over the forum. This is, first, foremost, and always a Packers Fan Forum.
Offline jblock49  
#21 Posted : Wednesday, August 19, 2009 3:18:21 PM(UTC)

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good work then! it's just annoying to see favre fans (and now they're newly christened vikings fans) exist.
Offline Formo  
#22 Posted : Wednesday, August 19, 2009 4:16:57 PM(UTC)

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good work then! it's just annoying to see favre fans (and now they're newly christened vikings fans) exist.


Naw naw naw.

You got it all wrong, son! lol

We've always been, first and foremost, Viking fans. The addition of YOUR beloved QB to our team excites a few of us, thus why this forum is hoppin' with Viking fans.
Offline DarkaneRules  
#23 Posted : Wednesday, August 19, 2009 4:21:56 PM(UTC)

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This rules!
Offline 68md  
#24 Posted : Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:39:36 PM(UTC)

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2009

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JBLOCK YOUR HOLDING OUT ON ME !! :whipitgood:

Posted this everywhere ! :thumbright: BRAVO !
Offline alharrisdude31  
#25 Posted : Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:51:08 PM(UTC)

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ehh, as if tavaris was a joke, now they have a failing qb, he was good, then he went to the jets, at the end of the season, he screwed himself, and now he is goin to the vikings, even fu***** worse
Offline joym13  
#26 Posted : Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:52:35 PM(UTC)

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thanks. though the system fits favre, i just think it's out of the vikings philosophy to throw the ball 30-40 times a game, which will happen with favre under center.


You're right.. It IS out of the Vikings philosophy to throw 30-40 times a game. Which is why it isn't going to happen. As much as the average NFL fan likes to think this team is now Favre's team.. It isn't. It still is, and will continue to be, Adrian Peterson's team.

Favre came to Minnesota because he won't HAVE to throw 30-40 times a game. Hense the theory of it being a 'match made in heaven'. He'll be asked to make some throws.. but not consistently, like was almost required of him in GB and eventually in NY.

We'll see how this turns out soon enough.


but can he be that q/b that WONT throw?

Just look at how he performed with out Holmgren/Mccarthy

He needs a guy to control him

But as you say we will see


That's what I am thinking - we all know Favre has a throw first mentatlity.
Offline joym13  
#27 Posted : Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:53:51 PM(UTC)

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I think Sherman and Rhodes lacked the balls to coral Favre. Favre is a coaches son, he's a fierce competitor and he needs to be coached. That's why I believe he fared so well with McCarthy. I don't remember Sherman ever saying 'we need less interceptions and more smart decisions by our qb position' during the middle of the season.


Right and Childress has not shown in any capacity that he will be able to keep Favre reigned in. This is going to be an interesting thing to watch.
Offline longtimefan  
#28 Posted : Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:54:01 PM(UTC)

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thanks. though the system fits favre, i just think it's out of the vikings philosophy to throw the ball 30-40 times a game, which will happen with favre under center.


You're right.. It IS out of the Vikings philosophy to throw 30-40 times a game. Which is why it isn't going to happen. As much as the average NFL fan likes to think this team is now Favre's team.. It isn't. It still is, and will continue to be, Adrian Peterson's team.

Favre came to Minnesota because he won't HAVE to throw 30-40 times a game. Hense the theory of it being a 'match made in heaven'. He'll be asked to make some throws.. but not consistently, like was almost required of him in GB and eventually in NY.

We'll see how this turns out soon enough.


but can he be that q/b that WONT throw?

Just look at how he performed with out Holmgren/Mccarthy

He needs a guy to control him

But as you say we will see


That's what I am thinking - we all know Favre has a throw first mentatlity.


His worse years as q/b I think came when Bevell was his coach..
Offline joym13  
#29 Posted : Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:56:24 PM(UTC)

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thanks. though the system fits favre, i just think it's out of the vikings philosophy to throw the ball 30-40 times a game, which will happen with favre under center.


You're right.. It IS out of the Vikings philosophy to throw 30-40 times a game. Which is why it isn't going to happen. As much as the average NFL fan likes to think this team is now Favre's team.. It isn't. It still is, and will continue to be, Adrian Peterson's team.

Favre came to Minnesota because he won't HAVE to throw 30-40 times a game. Hense the theory of it being a 'match made in heaven'. He'll be asked to make some throws.. but not consistently, like was almost required of him in GB and eventually in NY.

We'll see how this turns out soon enough.


but can he be that q/b that WONT throw?

Just look at how he performed with out Holmgren/Mccarthy

He needs a guy to control him

But as you say we will see


That's what I am thinking - we all know Favre has a throw first mentatlity.


His worse years as q/b I think came when Bevell was his coach..


Yep!
Offline RedSoxExcel  
#30 Posted : Friday, August 21, 2009 11:51:08 AM(UTC)

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You guys can't seriously think that Favre is a downgrade from T Jackson?

Honestly?

Favre isn't the QB of the 3 MVPs in the row but T Jackson? I'm excited as a fan of Favre to see him play another year but as a Packers fan I feel that the Vikings improved their QB situation and it will be harder for us to win the division. AP is an absolute BEAST. And now that he has a QB that even has the threat of being a good QB, he's going to be even more deadly.
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