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What are the Vikings doing?

Posted on: May 5, 2009 6:57 pm
Edited on: May 6, 2009 6:51 am
 

Five-game totals: Two touchdown passes, nine interceptions, no games with a passer rating over 61.4 and one game with a completion percentage over 60.

You want that guy?

I don't.

Add in the fact that he will turn 40 this October and it's a definite stay away. Those numbers belong to Brett Favre in his last five games of 2008 for the New York Jets.

Dreadful.

Yet the Minnesota Vikings are reportedly going to meet with Favre to discuss him possibly signing on to be their quarterback. Wasn't Fran Tarkenton available?

Favre is done. He can't throw the ball down the field anymore. The gunslinger has no bullets left. He shoots blanks.

Will Favre ever go away?

What this looks like to me is a desperate attempt by a coach who will likely be out if he doesn't win. Brad Childress needs to make the playoffs, or he's done. So he might think Favre is a better option than Tarvaris Jackson or Sage Rosenfels? I don't and that's despite thinking the other two aren't very good.

If the Vikings sign Favre, he'd be the third-best starting quarterback in the division behind Chicago's Jay Cutler and Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers.

At this time last year, many thought the Packers were nuts to go with Rodgers and let Favre go elsewhere. Ted Thompson was right. Favre is done.

He's also not a great teammate. He's aloof. He's distant. He doesn't hang with the guys. He didn't even dress with them in Green Bay at the end.

You want that, Brad?

This screams desperation.  I know Favre said he had a bad throwing shoulder late last year, but is that any better now? Those last five games are telling. The Jets also went 1-4 in them to miss out on the playoffs.

Packers fans will say they'll hate seeing him wearing purple. Don't. It gives your team a better chance to win the division.

Favre to Minnesota improves the playoff chances of the Bears and Packers, not the Vikings.

 

Category: NFL
Tags: Brett Favre
 
Comments

Since: Jan 23, 2007
Posted on: May 5, 2009 7:28 pm
 

What are the Vikings doing?

Prisco, I disagree that Favre would be the 3rd-best starter in the NFC North. I think Stafford is a better NFL-er than Wrangler-boy.



Since: May 27, 2008
Posted on: May 5, 2009 7:27 pm
 

What are the Vikings doing?

Actually when Favre lets his emotions get in the way, he is worse than those other two turds in Minnesota.



Since: Dec 16, 2006
Posted on: May 5, 2009 7:27 pm
 

What are the Vikings doing?

Amen!



Since: Sep 10, 2008
Posted on: May 5, 2009 7:27 pm
 

What are the Vikings doing?

People need to understand the use of "your" and "you're" I swear.

your works as a possessive such as your cat is running away.

does not work as you're cat is running away, because it comes out as you are cat running away. so unless your name is cat it doesn't make sense.

your dumb. doesn't work! it's not your dumb, it doesn't belong to you.

you're dumb= you are dumb.




Since: May 5, 2009
Posted on: May 5, 2009 7:22 pm
 

What are the Vikings doing?


Is Prisco anti-everything, the guy may have a great "pedigree" on the NFL, but he has nothing positive to say about anything.  As far as Favre goes, is it a risk, yes.  Is he better than any QB on the roster right now, yes.  Is Minny giving up anything for him, nope.  sound like a go for me.  Bring him in, guarantee he hates Ted Thompson enough to whoop the Packer's butt twice a year and he beats the Bears regularily.




Since: Sep 18, 2007
Posted on: May 5, 2009 7:16 pm
 

Seriously?

They would be worse WITH Favre?  As much as you (not you, the proverbial you) hate him, he's definitely an improvement over their current lames.

Plus, up until he got hurt last year, he was the leading candidate for league MVP.

I think Favre going to the Vikings makes them the NFC favorite.



Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: May 5, 2009 7:16 pm
 

What are the Vikings doing?

favre, your washed up, old, and havent had the same arm in years.  Please stay away from any nfl team.  I know its hard for you, but you are only embaressing yourself and losing support from packer fans


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