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Blog Cabin: I'm tired of being nice to Favre

Posted on: July 7, 2008 6:23 pm
Edited on: July 7, 2008 6:41 pm
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Surprise, surprise... It looks like good ol' No. 4 just couldn’t put down the football, and this time, I think even Packer fans are a little less than thrilled. I’m not a Green Bay fan, but I’ve always liked and respected Brett, and I know that I’m pretty sick of this act.

If Favre does complete his comeback, it will leave the Packers with three options: 1. He’s the starter, Aaron Rodgers be-damned. 2. He’s traded, hopefully not to a division rival. 3. Favre is dropped and allowed to find the best deal available, again, hopefully not going to another team in the NFC North.

You know what? I’m just going to come right out and say it... Brett Favre is an idiot.

Enough with the sugar-coating.

I know he can still play. I know that his body feels good now. So what? We’ve already seen two tearful goodbyes, and if he did have any sense, he would spare us all a third.

After the team’s success last year, he could have easily stayed if he wanted to, but he blew it. Green Bay has finally and reluctantly started to move on.

Take your records and get gone, Brett. Keep some kind of dignity. Don’t you realize you’re like a desperate ex-boyfriend who keeps calling and stalking the girl that left him?

It’s sad, really. He’s wishy-washy, has no consideration for his team and will most likely deal a devastating blow to his legacy. For someone who’s supposed to be a tough guy, he’s sure starting to look like a pampered brat with an over-inflated sense of self-entitlement.

I've lost all respect for him.

The worst thing about it is that he will absolutely ruin his reputation if he comes back. He won’t play for Green Bay, and he won’t go to a contender. He’ll probably end up in Chicago or Minnesota, possibly ruining his reputation if things in Green Bay get messy.

Seriously, can you imaging Favre in a Bears uniform? I guess Satan might as well start knitting himself hoof-mittens and a scarf.

Obviously, Brett will want to start wherever he ends up. He would love a chance to win, and at his advanced age, will need to see that chance very soon. Here are the places I’d be the least surprised to see him.

5. Houston – Here’s a wildcard. I’m not saying that Brett could help the Texans wrestle the AFC South crown from the Indianapolis Colts, but I do think that they’re on the verge of a playoff berth. Favre, obviously, would be a huge upgrade over Matt Schaub.

4. Green Bay – I think it would be an absolutely awful move, but you never know. To some extent, Favre has become bigger than the team, and at the very least, is the living, breathing embodiment of the Green Bay Packers. It may be an offer they just can’t refuse.

3. Atlanta The Falcons could seek a slight reprieve for trading Favre away so many years ago. There’s definitely no clear starter, so the guys in Georgia might see Favre as the perfect mentor for QB-of-the-future Matt Ryan. Also, except for the Saints, Atlanta is the closest NFL team to Favre’s Mississippi home.

2. Chicago – The Bears’ window might be closing, but a guy like Favre could easily help them get through it before time runs out. They’ve played two years, or much longer really, with no quarterback, so a presence like Brett could make a huge difference. He’s known as a cold weather QB, so it would be a good fit geographically. Plus, with Aaron Rodgers starting in Green Bay, the Bears should have a shot at the division.

1. Tampa Bay – If Favre could deal with John Gruden, and I get the impression that they have some similar personality traits, then the Buccaneers would be a great fit. They already run a West Coast offense, and outside of Jeff Garcia, have a collection of below average signal callers. The receiving corps is good, and Tampa would have a great chance to repeat as the NFC South champion.

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Since: Oct 17, 2007
Posted on: July 8, 2008 4:11 pm

Blog Cabin: I'm tired of being nice to Favre

this will he or won't he play is getting very old now its is he retired or not this has got to a nightmare for the Packers Aaron Rodgers will never be as good as Brett Favre but i think he can a pretty good qb if given the chance if Packers don't want him trade him i think they do if Favre wants to play so bad why did he ever say he was retired what is there left to prove? it just looks real pitful the Packers should try make a deal with the Ravens Brett Favre playing for Green Bay maybe who knows its a mess 

Since: Feb 14, 2008
Posted on: July 8, 2008 1:38 pm

Blog Cabin: I'm tired of being nice to Favre

I am not a Green Bay Packes fan but have to admire Brett Favre, one of the best to ever play QB in the NFL.  He is, right now, 10 times the quarterback that Aaron Rodgers could ever hope to be.  He is still one of the best in the game.  If he wants to come back and play, let him.  He has earned the right to leave the game on his own terms.  Aaron Rodgers hasnt earned anything, he hasnt done anythng, and wont do anything.  Bring Favre back to the Packers, thats where he belongs.

Since: May 31, 2008
Posted on: July 8, 2008 1:18 pm

Blog Cabin: I'm tired of being nice to Favre

Are yall stupid. Favre is the best QB of all time and if he wants to comeback he can. Yall are saying if he comes back he want be as good. Well in case yall know the pack only really lossed one person and that was a defensive tackle. We got Jordi Nelson in the draft and that will really help our already great recieving core. Brett is going to comeback even better this year and we will win the SUPERBOWL. So I wish all yall would shut up because Favre is the best.So fAvre comeback when ever you want.

Since: May 2, 2008
Posted on: July 8, 2008 10:08 am

Blog Cabin: I'm tired of being nice to Favre

Oh my! Favre in a Bears UNI? I absolutely hate both the Bears and the Packers, for the record. I am no way even a fan of the NFC. So let me make that clear.

Now, I have always hated Favre because of the fact he plays in the Frozen Tundra. I have to admit though, one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of all time. But I really feel that his time has come to hang things up. He went out on a great season in which no one saw coming. And now the cry-baby is talking about making another come-back. Michael Jordan anyone? This would be like MJ coming out of retirement and playing for the Detroit Pistons! He's just asking for trouble and might even just ruin his name and become washed up.

I would pay to see Favre in a Bears uniform and play against Green Bay at The Tundra. That would be classic!

Favre,  do us, and yourself a favor.... Stay on the couch.

Since: Jun 24, 2008
Posted on: July 8, 2008 8:02 am

Blog Cabin: I'm tired of being nice to Favre

Its really sad to see such a great player and supposed a really nice guy have to stroke his ego and basically force the packers to let him unretire.

It really does show just how powerful a drug the roar of the crowd is, as so many players can't just walk away. Favre left at his peak, if he comes back he will ruin the packers season and delay rogers taking over as QB for yet another year.

I think favre had a great season last year, but he won't repeat it this year. Tougher schedule, some bad bounces, some injuries, and all those forced-throw interceptions will come back.

He rode off into the sunset, he shoulda stayed ridden off. He has to find a real life sometime, might as well be now while he can still walk and has all, well at meast most, of his marbles.

No one wants to hear this, everyone loves Brett, but the time to go came last year ...

Since: Feb 24, 2008
Posted on: July 8, 2008 12:53 am

Blog Cabin: I'm tired of being nice to Favre

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Since: Feb 24, 2008
Posted on: July 8, 2008 12:52 am

Blog Cabin: I'm tired of being nice to Favre

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