Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
3 Pages123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline longtimefan  
#1 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 3:37:55 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 11/30/2006(UTC)
Applause Given: 1
Applause Received: 21
link

So it happens to the Bucs and people dont blame their GM, but happens to the Packers and its all Teds fault

Quote:
About a week or more into training camp last season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden went to bed with visions of regular-season touchdown passes dancing in his head.

He woke up the next day to discover nothing had changed . . . .

Jeff Garcia and Brian Griese were still his guys.

Gruden thought his quarterback for the 2008 season was going to be none other than Brett Favre. But the Green Bay Packers decided to trade Favre to the New York Jets.

"I talked to Brett on the telephone," Gruden said Wednesday during a conference call with reporters. "I think if you talk to Brett yourself - both of us thought he was coming to Tampa. I went to bed about 20 minutes after 12 or 12:30 (a.m.) thinking we had Brett Favre. I was sure we had Brett Favre.

"When I woke up the next day, Santa Claus didn't arrive. It was a sad day for me."

This season, Gruden is an analyst on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," working with Mike Tirico and Ron Jaworski.

"My understanding was we had it done," Gruden said. "(Tampa Bay general manager) Bruce Allen was working with Ted Thompson in terms of the compensation. And I really don't think any of us knew there was another partner that was willing to get involved at that point. So I think we were both thrown a curve ball. Both of us, Brett and I, thought we were going to get the deal done. There was another partner that developed later that evening, somewhere across the next seven or eight hours."
Offline Cheesey  
#2 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 3:43:02 PM(UTC)
Rank: Honored Member

United States
Joined: 7/28/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 761
Applause Received: 892
Wow......"Randy Moss" all over!
Offline Formo  
#3 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 5:30:39 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 216
Applause Received: 159
" said: Go to Quoted Post
link

So it happens to the Bucs and people dont blame their GM, but happens to the Packers and its all Teds fault

Quote:
About a week or more into training camp last season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden went to bed with visions of regular-season touchdown passes dancing in his head.

He woke up the next day to discover nothing had changed . . . .

Jeff Garcia and Brian Griese were still his guys.

Gruden thought his quarterback for the 2008 season was going to be none other than Brett Favre. But the Green Bay Packers decided to trade Favre to the New York Jets.

"I talked to Brett on the telephone," Gruden said Wednesday during a conference call with reporters. "I think if you talk to Brett yourself - both of us thought he was coming to Tampa. I went to bed about 20 minutes after 12 or 12:30 (a.m.) thinking we had Brett Favre. I was sure we had Brett Favre.

"When I woke up the next day, Santa Claus didn't arrive. It was a sad day for me."

This season, Gruden is an analyst on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," working with Mike Tirico and Ron Jaworski.

"My understanding was we had it done," Gruden said. "(Tampa Bay general manager) Bruce Allen was working with Ted Thompson in terms of the compensation. And I really don't think any of us knew there was another partner that was willing to get involved at that point. So I think we were both thrown a curve ball. Both of us, Brett and I, thought we were going to get the deal done. There was another partner that developed later that evening, somewhere across the next seven or eight hours."


The Bucs GM didn't have the authority to trade Favre away.. Teddy Thompson did. Now, yeah, Bruce Allen dropped the ball a bit too, but ultimately Thompson was in the drivers seat. That's why he gets the 'blame' in some eyes..
Offline Zero2Cool  
#4 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 5:42:03 PM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,448
Applause Received: 3,870
Trade Favre to a Week 4 opponent OR Trade him to a team you won't play in a few years?

Favre was/is pissed at the Packers. With that motivation, you don't want to go against him.

Yeah, TOUGH decision.

The 'blame' ... please. Go back to sniffy sniffy Favre crotchy crotchy you purple hypocrite! ha, ha HAAAAAAAAAA
Offline Formo  
#5 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 6:23:00 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 216
Applause Received: 159
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Trade Favre to a Week 4 opponent OR Trade him to a team you won't play in a few years?

Favre was/is pissed at the Packers. With that motivation, you don't want to go against him.

Yeah, TOUGH decision.

The 'blame' ... please. Go back to sniffy sniffy Favre crotchy crotchy you purple hypocrite! ha, ha HAAAAAAAAAA


You talking to LTF? Cause, uhhh.. Last I checked, I didn't bring up the blame game.
Offline 4PackGirl  
#6 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 6:32:04 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 12/17/2006(UTC)
Location: illinois
Applause Given2: 170
Applause Received: 125
i hate it when i go to bed thinking the guy's a pirate & he's not. MEN!! ;)
Offline Formo  
#7 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 6:53:22 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 216
Applause Received: 159
" said: Go to Quoted Post
i hate it when i go to bed thinking the guy's a pirate & he's not. MEN!! ;)


LOL

What kind of pirate are we talkin' about here? Butt pirate?!

That's TOO MUCH information!! lol
Offline Zero2Cool  
#8 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 6:56:07 PM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,448
Applause Received: 3,870
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Trade Favre to a Week 4 opponent OR Trade him to a team you won't play in a few years?

Favre was/is pissed at the Packers. With that motivation, you don't want to go against him.

Yeah, TOUGH decision.

The 'blame' ... please. Go back to sniffy sniffy Favre crotchy crotchy you purple hypocrite! ha, ha HAAAAAAAAAA


You talking to LTF? Cause, uhhh.. Last I checked, I didn't bring up the blame game.


Typical Vikings fan, see only what you want and ignore the rest. You had mentioned "blame" in your post.

" said: Go to Quoted Post
The Bucs GM didn't have the authority to trade Favre away.. Teddy Thompson did. Now, yeah, Bruce Allen dropped the ball a bit too, but ultimately Thompson was in the drivers seat. That's why he gets the '[size=28]blame[/size]' in some eyes..


See it now?
Offline longtimefan  
#9 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 7:17:41 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 11/30/2006(UTC)
Applause Given: 1
Applause Received: 21
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Trade Favre to a Week 4 opponent OR Trade him to a team you won't play in a few years?

Favre was/is pissed at the Packers. With that motivation, you don't want to go against him.

Yeah, TOUGH decision.

The 'blame' ... please. Go back to sniffy sniffy Favre crotchy crotchy you purple hypocrite! ha, ha HAAAAAAAAAA


You talking to LTF? Cause, uhhh.. Last I checked, I didn't bring up the blame game.


Actually my comment was in reference to Randy moss debacle.

Farve supporters blamed Ted on it ENTIRELY

Now that it happened to the gm of the Bucs the EXACT same thing, it isnt Allens fault it still is Ted's

I tell ya the Favre supporters are such hypocrites it is just unbelievable
Offline dhazer  
#10 Posted : Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:05:15 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2013Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2016Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2009PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 100
Applause Received: 334
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Trade Favre to a Week 4 opponent OR Trade him to a team you won't play in a few years?

Favre was/is pissed at the Packers. With that motivation, you don't want to go against him.

Yeah, TOUGH decision.

The 'blame' ... please. Go back to sniffy sniffy Favre crotchy crotchy you purple hypocrite! ha, ha HAAAAAAAAAA


You talking to LTF? Cause, uhhh.. Last I checked, I didn't bring up the blame game.


Actually my comment was in reference to Randy moss debacle.

Farve supporters blamed Ted on it ENTIRELY

Now that it happened to the gm of the Bucs the EXACT same thing, it isnt Allens fault it still is Ted's

I tell ya the Favre supporters are such hypocrites it is just unbelievable




Why is it people seem to forget that Moss was a FA the following year and Moss had made statements that he wouldn't play for the Packers and Ted Thompson but thats ok we understand you Ted Thompson crotch sniffers don't want to remember that part :P
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 Pages123>
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


Fan Shout
Smokey (4h) : GO NAVY, BEAT ARMY !
Smokey (9-Dec) : 60% chance of SNOW in GB on Sunday. Most likely to fall before noon .
Smokey (8-Dec) : JOIN THE FORUM AND POST YOUR VIEWS !
The_Green_Ninja (8-Dec) : ...bro his senior year turns into a different person drunk. Gets in fights. And one time trashed out a Pita Pit by throwing his food
The_Green_Ninja (8-Dec) : Fun fact from people I know who knew Dak Prescott when he was at Mississippi State...
Pack93z (7-Dec) : @Dhazer Winning the regular season title.... lol... good for a soggy cookie... see you in the playoffs.. ;)
Nonstopdrivel (7-Dec) : In any case, Rashaan Salaam died this week.
Nonstopdrivel (7-Dec) : Didn't there used to be a member who posted as Rashaan Salami?
Smokey (7-Dec) : REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR , 75 years ago today. God Bless America
Zero2Cool (7-Dec) : Today's Birthdays: Gilligan (46)
Smokey (7-Dec) : The TFFL could use 4 more like you Jon. Know any that wants to join next year ?
Smokey (7-Dec) : I am proud of you Jon .
Smokey (7-Dec) : Yes Jon, you can indeed be proud of your efforts . I am .
rabidgopher04 (7-Dec) : league behind you and the other guy.
rabidgopher04 (7-Dec) : @Smokey - tough competition for sure. I'm not holding my breath. Just glad I could rebound after a bad start. 3rd most points scored in the
Smokey (7-Dec) : You won what other league dhazer ?
Smokey (7-Dec) : for
Smokey (7-Dec) : Low blow dhazer, 5 min. in the penalty box foe slashing ! lol
Smokey (7-Dec) : Yes, fine job rabid. Now compete with the other 9 - 4 in the league . ;) LOL !
rabidgopher04 (7-Dec) : Correction: I am second seed in the playoffs
rabidgopher04 (7-Dec) : I crawled my way back from 2-6 to 7-6 to win my division and 3rd place in Tailgaters FFL. Playoff should be fun.
Zero2Cool (6-Dec) : ;-)
dhazer (6-Dec) : i clinched last place in the Packershome thanks to the awesome draft skills of smokey lol and won the other league
Zero2Cool (6-Dec) : Wow. Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night at a park in Boulder. Police said there was no sign of foul play. He was 42
Pack93z (6-Dec) : In one league I went from 2-5 to 8-5 and clinched a playoff spot... #Believe Best I have for the Packers at the moment.
Zero2Cool (6-Dec) : Sweet. I backed my sweet ass into the playoffs. 8th and final seed.
Smokey (6-Dec) : Thank you Zero, I also just finished the Reg. Fantasy season at #1 . (Tailgaters Fantasy Football League ) .
The_Green_Ninja (5-Dec) : Same ol' Jay xD
Zero2Cool (5-Dec) : Aaron Rodgers over the last 7 games: 302 passing yards/game, 19 TDs, 3 INTs, 104.6 passer rating. 212 rushing yards, TD.
Zero2Cool (5-Dec) : Nice! I noticed you rocked your NFL Picks this week too! Nice work!!
Smokey (5-Dec) : Yes, he got me 29 fantasy points !
Zero2Cool (5-Dec) : Didn't David Johnson have a really good game though?
DarkaneRules (4-Dec) : cardinals run game looks worse than ours
Zero2Cool (4-Dec) : Packers inactives v Texans: WR Trevor Davis CB Makinton Dorleant ILB Blake Martinez OLB Kyler Fackrell RG Lang C Tretter DT Christian Ringo
buckeyepackfan (4-Dec) : GOOD MORNING PACKER FANS! GAMEDAY! GO! PACK! GO!
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
44m / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

9-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / The_Green_Ninja

9-Dec / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

8-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

8-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

8-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

6-Dec / Fantasy Sports Talk / Zero2Cool

6-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / packerfanoutwest


Packers Headlines