Join Our Green Bay Packers Interactive Community!

We have been providing fans with the best source of Packers information since 2006!
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
10 Pages«<678910>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline longtimefan  
#106 Posted : Monday, August 24, 2009 1:40:33 AM(UTC)
longtimefan

Rank: Pro Bowl

Joined: 11/30/2006(UTC)

Applause Given: 1
Applause Received: 21

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
personally I would boo becuase I interpret his actions to be at least partially motivated by a personal vendetta against the packers. I consider it very disrespectful of the team that treated him so well, thus, I don't think he deserves any respect from me while he's wearing a viking's uniform.

I also think the Ted Thompson mask idea is pretty funny.


First off the NFL is just a tv show I dont get why people would get so worked up over favre playing for the vikings. We did fire him after all. If you guys were fired from your job at microsoft, would you have a clean conscience about working for apple if they offered you a job? I would.
If it is for revenge sake I think it will blow up in his face. The williams wall faces a 4 game suspension and that could mean the difference of a 12-4 team going 8-8. I think those two are way more important than the singing of favre this year. Its AP's offense afterall.
Dont get me worng I love football and I am here discussing it with you guys, but quite frankley I think its kind of fun, its going to make for some entertaining entertainment.


My thoughts exactly. Its entertainment, the NFL is better with Favre than without. I don't know anyone in this world that would rather watch Cutler v. Sage as opposed to Cutler v. Favre.

At the end of the day, you have a guy thats coming back that drowned and killed dogs and people are more up in arms about some guy that for the most part just wants to play some football. Even if you believe he's ONLY coming back for revenge and thats it. Who cares, hopefully the Packers beat them twice and the Vikings go 0-16 and his "revenge" fails. Because if you think he's washed up and useless, then that is what will happen, he will fail and you will be happy.

To put things in perspective, Donte Stallworth drove drunk and killed a person and he will be in the league next year. Plaxico Burress endangered the lives of hundreds of people and will be in the league in a couple years. Pacman Jones... um, where to begin. Michael Vick watched as his friends hung dogs from trees.

When you put things in perspective, its not that bad, especially when you consider what he did for this franchise and the NFL.


Brett was fired? I thought he retired?
Offline Rockmolder  
#107 Posted : Monday, August 24, 2009 10:42:43 AM(UTC)
Rockmolder

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2010

Netherlands
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 157
Applause Received: 259

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
personally I would boo becuase I interpret his actions to be at least partially motivated by a personal vendetta against the packers. I consider it very disrespectful of the team that treated him so well, thus, I don't think he deserves any respect from me while he's wearing a viking's uniform.

I also think the Ted Thompson mask idea is pretty funny.


First off the NFL is just a tv show I dont get why people would get so worked up over favre playing for the vikings. We did fire him after all. If you guys were fired from your job at microsoft, would you have a clean conscience about working for apple if they offered you a job? I would.
If it is for revenge sake I think it will blow up in his face. The williams wall faces a 4 game suspension and that could mean the difference of a 12-4 team going 8-8. I think those two are way more important than the singing of favre this year. Its AP's offense afterall.
Dont get me worng I love football and I am here discussing it with you guys, but quite frankley I think its kind of fun, its going to make for some entertaining entertainment.


My thoughts exactly. Its entertainment, the NFL is better with Favre than without. I don't know anyone in this world that would rather watch Cutler v. Sage as opposed to Cutler v. Favre.

At the end of the day, you have a guy thats coming back that drowned and killed dogs and people are more up in arms about some guy that for the most part just wants to play some football. Even if you believe he's ONLY coming back for revenge and thats it. Who cares, hopefully the Packers beat them twice and the Vikings go 0-16 and his "revenge" fails. Because if you think he's washed up and useless, then that is what will happen, he will fail and you will be happy.

To put things in perspective, Donte Stallworth drove drunk and killed a person and he will be in the league next year. Plaxico Burress endangered the lives of hundreds of people and will be in the league in a couple years. Pacman Jones... um, where to begin. Michael Vick watched as his friends hung dogs from trees.

When you put things in perspective, its not that bad, especially when you consider what he did for this franchise and the NFL.


Brett was fired? I thought he retired?


Brett's retirement sagas can easily be missed.
UserPostedImage
Offline wpr  
#108 Posted : Monday, August 24, 2009 11:44:48 AM(UTC)
wpr

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 3,046
Applause Received: 1,479

I posted this in another place but since this is a Favre thread maybe I suold have put it here. Too funny to miss.


[youtube]2VfHnCwLp14[/youtube]
UserPostedImage

Will you follow me, one last time?
Offline Silentio  
#109 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 11:02:21 AM(UTC)
Silentio

Rank: 5th Round Draft Pick

Joined: 8/23/2009(UTC)

Applause Given: 11
Applause Received: 36

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post

I don't hate him now, but I don't love him now either. He's simply another player in the great game of football, and because he doesn't play for my team anymore, I choose to ignore him until he's relevant (like when we play the Vikings).


I agree with this. I used to love the guy and now I don't. It sucks that he's a big joke to so many people now, because he really was one of the best to play the game. Something similar happened to Michael Jordan. He's the best every to play the game, but every time he came out of retirement it got a little bit more ridiculous. Do I feel personally betrayed though? No. I have to save emotion like that for something else, and I am an emotional football fan.

I wouldn't boo Favre when he runs on the field (I don't boo at all during games, even at the refs) but I wouldn't cheer him either. I'll definetly root against him though, just like I root against everyone else in the NFC north who isn't a Packer.
blank
Offline Cheesey  
#110 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 11:22:22 AM(UTC)
Cheesey

Rank: Most Valuable Player

Joined: 7/28/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 186
Applause Received: 418

I don't understand why some people don't understand how we can not "love" Brett as a Viking.
I will ALWAYS appreciate what he did during his time as a Packer. But that does not continue as he is a Viking now, one of our most hated rivals.
I do NOT want him hurt, but i don't want him to win, either. Cause if HE wins, the VIKINGS win.
I'd feel the same if T-Jackson was QBing the Vikings. I'd want HIM to do badly too.
I am a PACKER fan.
I won't BOO BF, i will CHEER him. (When he throws INTS or gets sacked!)
UserPostedImage
Offline TwinkieGorilla  
#111 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 11:26:29 AM(UTC)
TwinkieGorilla

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 19
Applause Received: 42

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post

I agree with this. I used to love the guy and now I don't. It sucks that he's a big joke to so many people now, because he really was one of the best to play the game. Something similar happened to Michael Jordan. He's the best every to play the game, but every time he came out of retirement it got a little bit more ridiculous. Do I feel personally betrayed though? No. I have to save emotion like that for something else, and I am an emotional football fan.


yar. +1 from this guy.
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
I agree with Twinkiegorilla.

Offline dhazer  
#112 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 11:39:07 AM(UTC)
dhazer

Rank: Pro Bowl

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2013Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2009PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 48
Applause Received: 203

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
personally I would boo becuase I interpret his actions to be at least partially motivated by a personal vendetta against the packers. I consider it very disrespectful of the team that treated him so well, thus, I don't think he deserves any respect from me while he's wearing a viking's uniform.

I also think the Ted Thompson mask idea is pretty funny.


First off the NFL is just a tv show I dont get why people would get so worked up over favre playing for the vikings. We did fire him after all. If you guys were fired from your job at microsoft, would you have a clean conscience about working for apple if they offered you a job? I would.
If it is for revenge sake I think it will blow up in his face. The williams wall faces a 4 game suspension and that could mean the difference of a 12-4 team going 8-8. I think those two are way more important than the singing of favre this year. Its AP's offense afterall.
Dont get me worng I love football and I am here discussing it with you guys, but quite frankley I think its kind of fun, its going to make for some entertaining entertainment.


My thoughts exactly. Its entertainment, the NFL is better with Favre than without. I don't know anyone in this world that would rather watch Cutler v. Sage as opposed to Cutler v. Favre.

At the end of the day, you have a guy thats coming back that drowned and killed dogs and people are more up in arms about some guy that for the most part just wants to play some football. Even if you believe he's ONLY coming back for revenge and thats it. Who cares, hopefully the Packers beat them twice and the Vikings go 0-16 and his "revenge" fails. Because if you think he's washed up and useless, then that is what will happen, he will fail and you will be happy.

To put things in perspective, Donte Stallworth drove drunk and killed a person and he will be in the league next year. Plaxico Burress endangered the lives of hundreds of people and will be in the league in a couple years. Pacman Jones... um, where to begin. Michael Vick watched as his friends hung dogs from trees.

When you put things in perspective, its not that bad, especially when you consider what he did for this franchise and the NFL.


Brett was fired? I thought he retired?


Brett's retirement sagas can easily be missed.


Ya just as easily him being traded can be missed when he wanted to come back, i think its safe to say he wasn't wanted here. Because if he was wanted here they wouldn't have traded him :P
UserPostedImage

Just Imagine this for the next 6-9 years. What a ride it will be :)
Offline NormaL  
#113 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 11:58:56 AM(UTC)
NormaL

Rank: Fresh Cheesehead

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)


I hope the boo's in Denver pale in comparison to what Favre gets when he comes back to Lambeau. It's become the new competition, which stadium can boo the loudest for a returning QB.
UserPostedImage
You want to finish your career here?

Favre: "Definitely. If in two years, say, they want to trade me, I'd probably walk away. Retire."
Offline Rockmolder  
#114 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 3:14:39 PM(UTC)
Rockmolder

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2010

Netherlands
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 157
Applause Received: 259

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
personally I would boo becuase I interpret his actions to be at least partially motivated by a personal vendetta against the packers. I consider it very disrespectful of the team that treated him so well, thus, I don't think he deserves any respect from me while he's wearing a viking's uniform.

I also think the Ted Thompson mask idea is pretty funny.


First off the NFL is just a tv show I dont get why people would get so worked up over favre playing for the vikings. We did fire him after all. If you guys were fired from your job at microsoft, would you have a clean conscience about working for apple if they offered you a job? I would.
If it is for revenge sake I think it will blow up in his face. The williams wall faces a 4 game suspension and that could mean the difference of a 12-4 team going 8-8. I think those two are way more important than the singing of favre this year. Its AP's offense afterall.
Dont get me worng I love football and I am here discussing it with you guys, but quite frankley I think its kind of fun, its going to make for some entertaining entertainment.


My thoughts exactly. Its entertainment, the NFL is better with Favre than without. I don't know anyone in this world that would rather watch Cutler v. Sage as opposed to Cutler v. Favre.

At the end of the day, you have a guy thats coming back that drowned and killed dogs and people are more up in arms about some guy that for the most part just wants to play some football. Even if you believe he's ONLY coming back for revenge and thats it. Who cares, hopefully the Packers beat them twice and the Vikings go 0-16 and his "revenge" fails. Because if you think he's washed up and useless, then that is what will happen, he will fail and you will be happy.

To put things in perspective, Donte Stallworth drove drunk and killed a person and he will be in the league next year. Plaxico Burress endangered the lives of hundreds of people and will be in the league in a couple years. Pacman Jones... um, where to begin. Michael Vick watched as his friends hung dogs from trees.

When you put things in perspective, its not that bad, especially when you consider what he did for this franchise and the NFL.


Brett was fired? I thought he retired?


Brett's retirement sagas can easily be missed.


Ya just as easily him being traded can be missed when he wanted to come back, i think its safe to say he wasn't wanted here. Because if he was wanted here they wouldn't have traded him :P


Lol, I was just replying to LTF's post. I tend to stay away from these Favre discussions, but this one was too good to pass on.

Anyway, for those who missed it, this was what happend at the Broncos game. A sign for things to come at Lambeau Field?

http://www.nfl.com/video...24/Rocky-Mountain-return
UserPostedImage
Offline Formo  
#115 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 4:42:50 PM(UTC)
Formo

Rank: All Pro

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 215
Applause Received: 152

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
I don't understand why some people don't understand how we can not "love" Brett as a Viking.
I will ALWAYS appreciate what he did during his time as a Packer. But that does not continue as he is a Viking now, one of our most hated rivals.
I do NOT want him hurt, but i don't want him to win, either. Cause if HE wins, the VIKINGS win.
I'd feel the same if T-Jackson was QBing the Vikings. I'd want HIM to do badly too.
I am a PACKER fan.
I won't BOO Brett Favre, i will CHEER him. (When he throws INTS or gets sacked!)


I think that is the general consensus around these parts. I have yet to see a post in the past 2 pages that doesn't line up with how you feel.
UserPostedImage
Thanks to TheViking88 for the sig!!
Offline dhazer  
#116 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 5:23:33 PM(UTC)
dhazer

Rank: Pro Bowl

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2013Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2009PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 48
Applause Received: 203

Vikings | Favre believes he may have cracked rib
Comment (0) Tweet me!
Mon, 31 Aug 2009 12:15:02 -0700

ESPNews reports Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (rib) believes he may have a cracked rib. However, Favre has no plans to wear a flak jacket.
UserPostedImage

Just Imagine this for the next 6-9 years. What a ride it will be :)
Offline Pack93z  
#117 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 5:30:59 PM(UTC)
Pack93z

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin

Applause Given: 398
Applause Received: 1,075

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Vikings | Favre believes he may have cracked rib
Comment (0) Tweet me!
Mon, 31 Aug 2009 12:15:02 -0700

ESPNews reports Minnesota Vikings QB Brett Favre (rib) believes he may have a cracked rib. However, Favre has no plans to wear a flak jacket.


Sometimes Brett.. I have to wonder about you...

If you are a QB or Back and have a rib injury.. the last thing you speak of is that you might have a rib injury.

As a defensive player.. guess where you are going to aim that shoulder.. tell me Brett right or left side? :lol:

And people wonder why they think he is a attention hound.. look at me.. I am injured and going to tough it out.. those two weeks of camp.. meaningless.. you wonder if it is helping the "schism"..lol.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

UserPostedImage
Offline Kingdom22  
#118 Posted : Monday, August 31, 2009 8:37:02 PM(UTC)
Kingdom22

Rank: 7th Round Draft Pick

Joined: 8/22/2009(UTC)

Applause Received: 1

Favre was a Packer till he decided to be a baby and cry to a rival's home and try to get revenge. He will be booed mostly but there will be some Favre fans there that would be glad to see him there. Well he did go blue and he will be bruised when he comes to lambeau field.
blank
Offline Heatherthepackgirl  
#119 Posted : Tuesday, September 1, 2009 10:14:21 AM(UTC)
Heatherthepackgirl

Rank: 7th Round Draft Pick

Joined: 10/22/2006(UTC)

Applause Received: 1

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Preach it.

We can applaud him when they retire his number, or when he's inducted into Canton. Wearing purple, though? NOT the time for me to show my appreciation for his years here.


I for one hope the people that Boo home at the game don't cheer for him when he goes into Canton. I mean if you want to boo and be part of the new obnoxious Packer fan so be it, just a sad day when people forget what drives the fame of the Packers and that is the history. Makes me wonder how many of you people booed Edgar Bennett when he played for the Bears. Like i said its actions and comments like some on here that makes me embarrassed to call myself a Packer fan.

If he gets booed bigtime i sure hope he turns his nose up and says he will never retire his jersey in Green Bay because those fans don't deserve to see it.



+1
Heathiee
Offline Heatherthepackgirl  
#120 Posted : Tuesday, September 1, 2009 10:18:38 AM(UTC)
Heatherthepackgirl

Rank: 7th Round Draft Pick

Joined: 10/22/2006(UTC)

Applause Received: 1

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post



IMO it would be very sad for the fans of the Packers to Boo Favre, I agree it would be classless after what Favre has all done for us fans...... some of you have no heart and cannot remember what Brett has done over the years when he was a Packer. It wasnt his choice to go to another team. Just my two cents worth is all.


Brett weaseled his way out of a contract with the Jets which provided him with everything he claimed he wanted (contender in a familiar system). There were 31 other teams he could have played for but by HIS OWN CHOOSING he elected to play for the Packer's biggest rival, and the one team Ted Thompson tried to prevent him from going to.

He did some tremendous things while in Green Bay, but that shouldn't give him a free pass to take a giant piss all over the organization that treated him so well for 16 years. If I were sitting there, I'd boo until the cows came home! What he did in the past was great, but I refuse to be supportive of what he's currently doing.



The Packers did NOT want him, they moved on and so did Brett. I dont care if the man wears purple, pink, orange etc...he still wants to play let him no matter where it is, it doesnt effect my life at all.
Heathiee
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
10 Pages«<678910>
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Tweeter

Recent Topics
2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / OlHoss1884

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / IronMan

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

20h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

20h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

29-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

29-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

29-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

29-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

28-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

28-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey