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.
6 Pages«<3456>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline gbguy20  
#41 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 4:34:43 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/28/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 462
Applause Received: 497
i find it hilarious that all the vikings still insist the saints were taking "cheap shots" on favre all game, or that there were "dirty hits" on him.

come on now
Offline RedSoxExcel  
#42 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 4:44:15 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 9/30/2007(UTC)
Applause Received: 3
" said: Go to Quoted Post
RedSox... in any talks that revolve around Brett in Packer/Viking nations more so than not, the talks are dripping with emotion instead of reason.

Once you get to the point where you understand that and accept it as an immovable force.. you can state your opinion on the matter from a neutral point and understand that some (both side, pro or anti Favre) are going to take your opinion and either ignore it or twist it into their angle.

Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. - Napolean Hill

It is a battle than cannot be won.

Oh and the Viking fans that are wishing it upon themselves another year of Favre and hoping for the same success..

When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise. - Winston Churchill.

Favre had a remarkable year.. expecting a repeat without the wheels coming off earlier isn't a healthy wager.


Good post, nice quotes too. I've always loved the wise men one.

Though giving the reigns to T-Jack isn't a healthy wager either. I think the Packers are better off if Favre retires as the Vikings are not as good.

Off Topic: But I think the NFL really takes a hit if Favre retires. Almost everyone (even if they say otherwise) watches Favre when he's on. I think the Saints game was the highest rated non-SB program since the Seinfeld finale. That is saying a lot.

Plus:

"The NFL's highest-profile team and highest-profile quarterback combined to give FOX big numbers on Sunday.

The Vikings' blowout win over the Cowboys drew a stellar 23.9 overnight rating on FOX Sunday afternoon, up 14% from Eagles/Giants on FOX last year (20.9/41), up 13% from Chargers/Colts on CBS in '08 (21.2/42), and up 13% from Seahawks/Bears on FOX in '07 (21.1/41).

The 23.9 overnight is the highest for the early Sunday Divisional Round game since 1996, when Cowboys/Eagles drew a 26.0. The high point from '97 to '09 was a 22.6 for Steelers/Patriots in '97.

Cowboys/Vikings drew the highest overnight of the four NFL Divisional Round games, topping the Jets/Chargers late Sunday game on CBS."

Plus the Vikings/Packers game being the highest rated ESPN program ever. Plus the Vikings/Packers II being hte highest rated Fox regular season game this year I think.

Maybe its all a concidence but if I was Fox or ESPN, I'd offer to pay Favre's salary this year, lol.
Offline RedSoxExcel  
#43 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 4:53:45 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 9/30/2007(UTC)
Applause Received: 3
Actually never mind! The NFL doesn't need Favre, its the ultimate media machine. Its actually unreal how much a sports giant the NFL is. Check this:

The 46.4 overnight rating is the highest for the Super Bowl since Giants/Broncos in '87 (47.8/68).

http://sportsmediawatch....pot.com/search/label/NFL
Offline Pack93z  
#44 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 5:12:41 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin
Applause Given: 437
Applause Received: 1,233
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
...isn't a healthy wager.


Listen to 93z.....he's an expert at "unhealthy wagers" :onfloor:

UserPostedImage


The worst part.. is the damn freaking flyers about the office dress code keep popping up around the office.. I got zinged on that one..

Off topic but worth passing on...

Props to the Purple Gnome.. +1... BTW.. both the hat and jersey found a comfortable home at a Children's hospital in Minneapolis.. the gifts were delivered with a donation name of Vikesrule and an explanation of how the jersey's made the trek to their hands... wager, payment and all. I don't know the reaction from the kids that got the gifts.. but I know when I talked to the two nurses that were going to handle the gifts with care.. they got a laugh out of it.. we didn't go through the normal donation channels because I wanted to make sure that the two items got into the hands of the children directly..

Ha... got the little gnome before he hit delete. ;)
Offline vikesrule  
#45 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 5:21:53 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/4/2007(UTC)
Applause Given: 60
Applause Received: 193
" said: Go to Quoted Post


Ha... got the little gnome before he hit delete. ;)


Ha! Actually I was going to modify and repost it....but that works for me!

Good job on the donations Shawn...we'll have to see if we can top that wager that next season, eh?

Damn, you look good in Purple.....especially #4
:onfloor:
Offline Formo  
#46 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 7:06:44 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

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

LOL I love it!!

sniff, sniff, sniff......





That sign makes me want to puke
:pukeright:


It's not the sign. That's T-Jack's jump-passes that you're smelling.
Offline Gravedigga  
#47 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 11:27:33 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/16/2008(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post


" said: Go to Quoted Post
Seeing him sweep the packers means more to me than one superbowl game.


The juxtaposition of these words with your green-and-gold sig annoys the piss out of me.



UserPostedImage
Offline Nonstopdrivel  
#48 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 11:43:19 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

United States
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Applause Given: 406
Applause Received: 344
"The Rage of Bereavement"? You do realize I was excited they drafted Aaron Rodgers and was glad to see Favre go, right?
Offline gbguy20  
#49 Posted : Monday, February 8, 2010 11:44:38 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/28/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 462
Applause Received: 497
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post


" said: Go to Quoted Post
Seeing him sweep the packers means more to me than one superbowl game.


The juxtaposition of these words with your green-and-gold sig annoys the piss out of me.



UserPostedImage


getting back to your sig, what the hell does "once so ever" mean
Offline Gravedigga  
#50 Posted : Tuesday, February 9, 2010 12:05:25 AM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/16/2008(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
"The Rage of Bereavement"? You do realize I was excited they drafted Aaron Rodgers and was glad to see Favre go, right?


UserPostedImage
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest (2)
6 Pages«<3456>
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
Zero2Cool (1h) : Put Quintorris in a pressure cooker.
uffda udfa (5h) : Back to football: Julio says he's going to play Sunday. Did NOT say he wouldn't be limited in the game.
uffda udfa (5h) : Anyone ever used their dishwasher to make their Thanksgiving turkey?
uffda udfa (5h) : Favorite Ronnie Milsap song? Smokey Mountain Rain or Any Day Now?
uffda udfa (9h) : Favorite GM candidate... Wolf or Gutekunst?
uffda udfa (9h) : I'd rather sit them than play them too compromised.
uffda udfa (9h) : Yeah, Z. More pressure cooker talk and smoked turkeys.
Zero2Cool (9h) : If this were a regular-season game, Nelson, Adams and Allison probably would not play, MM says.
Smokey (10h) : Mason Crosby is ill, hope it's not the Flu.
Smokey (10h) : Great, can we move past that story and get back to the Atlanta game ?
Zero2Cool (10h) : Packers exec Eliot Wolf has withdrawn his name for 49ers' GM job, as @TomPelissero reported. He didn't feel it was the right time.
TheKanataThrilla (11h) : We'll just have to score TDs then.
Zero2Cool (11h) : That's what we know.
Zero2Cool (11h) : Crosby, Mason K Illness
Smokey (12h) : Is He ill or not ?
Smokey (12h) : Raiderpride asked, "Anyone know what Crosby's illness is?"
Zero2Cool (12h) : Davante Adams expected to play- KFFL
Porforis (13h) : Alright, my opinion on Jordy has changed. If he's medically cleared to play, play him.
hardrocker950 (14h) : By Sunday we won't have any WRs
Zero2Cool (15h) : Geronimo hamstring, Janis quad. BEAUTIFUL.
Smokey (15h) : Mason Crosby, is his health OK ?
Smokey (15h) : Hello
FLORIDA PACKER88 (15h) : Davis, G-Mo, and Janis will need to step up, but all three did score last time we played ATL!
FLORIDA PACKER88 (15h) : Does Janis become a playoff hero second year in a row? Looks we're gonna have to find out either way regardless. Thank God for a healthy Cob
Smokey (15h) : Is Mason Crosby's health OK ?
Smokey (16h) : What's in your Coffee ?
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : Sit Davante if he has a bad ankle. We remember 2015.
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : Davante is not going to practice until SAT at earliest.
uffda udfa (18-Jan) : Davante and Jordy may be inactive at ATL.
Smokey (18-Jan) : ROFL !!
Cheesey (18-Jan) : The Packers SMOKED the COWBOYS!!!LOL!
Smokey (18-Jan) : Ever Smoke a Turkey, it takes lots of rolling papers. LOL
Smokey (18-Jan) : Thanks Cheesey. LOL
Cheesey (18-Jan) : Smokey, it was chicken gizzards (and hearts)!
Cheesey (18-Jan) : So let's just start by saying, I love you!
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 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
now / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

26m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

38m / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / The_Green_Ninja

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Dulak

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / TheKanataThrilla

8h / Around The NFL / wpr

8h / Around The NFL / wpr

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

10h / Around The NFL / Smokey


Packers Headlines