Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
MassPackersFan  
#1 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 3:58:05 PM(UTC)
GBPG link

Quote:
Report: Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre needs ankle surgery, weighing retirement option

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre has learned that he needs surgery on his left ankle to play this season, according to an ESPN report. He is weighing whether to have surgery or just retire.

Favre said the injury happened during the NFC Championship Game against the New Orleans Saints. The ankle remained swollen and painful, so the quarterback had more tests, ESPN reported.

According to an e-mail Favre sent to ESPN, he said he had spoken with the Vikings and that this decision would be easy if not for my teammates and the fans and entire Vikings staff. One year truly felt like 10 much like Green Bay for many years.

He wouldnt reveal the exact diagnosis or prognosis on how long recovery would take.


It doesn't surprise me that one year in Minnesota would feel like a decade. ;)
Zero2Cool  
#2 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 4:40:34 PM(UTC)
What does he mean by the one year felt like ten, much like in Green Bay? That he got super comfortable in one year or one year was hell and felt like ten?
Pack93z  
#3 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 4:43:45 PM(UTC)
The last line bothers me more than the ten year..
Rockmolder  
#4 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 4:46:58 PM(UTC)
Packers' Barnett encouraging Favre

by Kevin Seifert

Quote:
Green Bay linebacker Nick Barnett put out an all-points bulletin Friday via Twitter:

Quote:
Somebody tell Brett to have that surgery so I can make up for last year!!!


Consider it done.
Pack93z  
#5 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 6:43:19 PM(UTC)
And his contradictory nature continues.. unless Werder fabricated some of his e-mail.

Off Brett Web Site...

Quote:

I want to add to the information provided in the article that was published this morning on ESPNs website. Given the reaction to the article, and the typical conclusion jumping, I thought Id clarify a few things.

While my ankle has been bothering me, the injury is not debilitating. For example, Im able to work around my property without any problems. Sure certain exercises cause some ankle pain, but its nothing that I havent experienced (or played with) before. In fact, many people dont realize that I injured my ankle before the NFC Championship game. Ive had surgery on this ankle twice before, and Ive played with the pain before. The hits I took throughout the 2009 season, including the Saints game, just added to the ankle pain and likely caused some bone spurs.

I dont believe major surgery on the ankle would be required for me to return in 2010. Ive consulted with Dr. Andrews on the phone, and a relatively minor procedure could be done to improve the dexterity of the ankle, and to relieve the pain. Ive put up with pain worse than this in my career, and I didnt want anyone to assume that the possibility of surgery was the sole factor that would determine whether I return or not. Some people reacting to the ESPN story have made this assumption. I dont blame them for doing so, given that the term surgery often covers a variety of procedures, some more complex than others.

The ankle pain is a factor, but one of many factors that Ill need to consider in making my decision. Other factors include the input of my family, and the wonderful experience that I had last year with the Vikings.

-- Brett Favre
Nonstopdrivel  
#6 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 7:03:11 PM(UTC)
Am I the only one who thinks these emails don't sound like they were actually written by Favre himself? I wonder who ghost writes his public releases.
MassPackersFan  
#7 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 7:07:28 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
What does he mean by the one year felt like ten, much like in Green Bay? That he got super comfortable in one year or one year was hell and felt like ten?


I'm pretty sure he means that he felt comfortable and "welcome" there. I just prefer the other interpretation.
Zero2Cool  
#8 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 7:38:49 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Am I the only one who thinks these emails don't sound like they were actually written by Favre himself? I wonder who ghost writes his public releases.


Keep in mind that it's easier to sound 'clean' in an email than it is vocally. In email, you can touch things up, use spell check, or just spell things out that you would normally lump together. Which would correct certain phrases... Vocally - t'was, Email - it was.

People think that Brett is 100% computer dumb and can't type. That's not completely accurate. You can debate that your own way.


With that said, with this specific email, I'm willing to bet my left testicle was worded by Brett, typed by Deanna. Why? Because Brett doesn't care for typing.
Pack93z  
#9 Posted : Friday, April 30, 2010 7:46:22 PM(UTC)
Apparently Zero knows Deanna likes to type... UserPostedImage

" said: Go to Quoted Post

With that said, with this specific email, I'm willing to bet my left testicle was worded by Brett, typed by Deanna. Why? Because Brett doesn't care for typing.
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
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 (4h) : @PGPackersNews Nelson, Adams and Cobb combined for five receptions. That's a formula for losing.
Zero2Cool (5h) : Do you see them not getting separation?
Cheesey (6h) : I'd like to see our WRs get some separation.
Zero2Cool (7h) : McCarthy protecting Hundley: "Our passing game, we can sit here and pick it apart all we want, but let's just blame it on head coach today."
Zero2Cool (7h) : Brett Hundley: "All I can say is don't write us off."
Zero2Cool (8h) : yinzer is als o 8 - 1 ...nice start dudes
Zero2Cool (8h) : dhazer is 8 - 1 this week so far in pick'em ...dayum
Zero2Cool (11h) : @Michael_Cohen13 Kevin King has been standing on the sideline for a few plays now. #Packers have been rolling with House and Hawkins. Not su
Zero2Cool (11h) : Justin McCray will start at LG today. What a ride for him the last two years. Arena Football League, free agent/unemployed, #Packers starter
yooperfan (11h) : Here we go gang!!!!
Zero2Cool (11h) : WR willie snead OUT
musccy (12h) : no worries...appreciate the pointers to find it.
Zero2Cool (12h) : i couldn't find another alternative so ... no more feed here
Zero2Cool (12h) : ya justin.tv flipped their vision on streaming
musccy (12h) : just did, thanks zero. Used to use Justin...not sure they work anymore
Zero2Cool (12h) : sure is gusty winds here i can hear the wind blowing an rain falling
Zero2Cool (12h) : check the top thread in packers forum section
musccy (12h) : Thanks zero!
Zero2Cool (12h) : http://goatdee.net/ <-- usually has good links
Zero2Cool (12h) : muscy, nerdmann usually has al ink in chat
Zero2Cool (12h) : and the tarp is back on the field
musccy (12h) : dumb question...ways to watch game online? Don't want to wait for game pass tonight
uffda udfa (13h) : Bakh and Bulaga active. Linsley, too. Lane Taylor, Out.
buckeyepackfan (13h) : Looks pretty clear after that
buckeyepackfan (13h) : Radar showing another band of showers probably within the hour.
Zero2Cool (13h) : and now its not raining at all
Zero2Cool (14h) : Right now it's just rain. Not light, not pouring.
buckeyepackfan (14h) : Light showers? Or heavy downpour?
Zero2Cool (14h) : It's raining in Green Bay.
uffda udfa (17h) : @RapSheet just said on NFL Morning the org does NOT expect 12 to return due to significant break.
uffda udfa (17h) : Schefter reporting doctors believe 12 can resume throwing in 6 weeks.
uffda udfa (18h) : Since 2008, Packers 3-7-1 without Aaron Rodgers
buckeyepackfan (18h) : The Brett Hundley era starts today! May it be a short successful run!
buckeyepackfan (18h) : GAMEDAY!
buckeyepackfan (18h) : GOOD MORNING PACKER FANS!
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
24m / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

25m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

49m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

22-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

22-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Dulak

21-Oct / Around The NFL / Dulak

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

Headlines