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Favre to play: Shocking, right?

Posted on: August 17, 2010 4:58 pm
 

What more is there to write about the Brett Favre saga?

He was always coming back to play. Did you ever doubt it? I don't care what he said about his injured ankle and the other things he used as excuses for not being with the Vikings. He was always going to play, and it was always going to be after two-a-day practices.

The man knows what he's doing.

He's pretty darn calculating for a player who comes across as a good, old country boy.
Favre walks to his own beat, which sounds like this:

Do-Re-Mi -- only without the Do and the Re.

Can he still play? Probably. Does he give the Vikings the best chance to win? Absolutely.

That's why teammates Steve Hutchinson, Jared Allen and Ryan Longwell all went to Mississippi imploring him to return, which he appears ready to do.

Even with Farve's selfish ways, players can turn a blind eye to all that if they think he can help them win.

Bottom line is that players don't care about contracts, holdouts, off-the-field issues, rape allegations, steroid abuses. All they care about is two things: Money and winning, with money having a good lead.

If Rae Carruth could get out of jail and help a team, they'd welcome him. If Plaxico Burress walked out his cell a free man today, and could help a team, they'd open their arms to him. If O.J. Simpson could still run .... OK, so maybe not that one.

But you get the point.

Favre is no different. He can help the Vikings, which is why his teammates can turn give him a pass for his selfish ways.

What happens if the Vikings don't win it all? He came back last year, they sold their souls, and they didn't win.

Getting to the playoffs and winning a playoff game isn't what this is about. It's about winning a Super Bowl.

Anything less, and it's a failure.

The Vikings are selling their souls for a 40-year-old passer who had his last passes in the playoffs intercepted, ending two team's Super Bowl chances.

So go ahead, Vikings players, coaches, fans and even those media members who slobber over No. 4's every move. Sell your soul.

Just remember you did if there is no ring come next February and he's back on the farm riding that damn tractor.

 

 

 

Category: NFL
Tags: Brett Favre
 
Comments

Since: Mar 22, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2010 9:51 pm
 

Favre to play: Shocking, right?

So go ahead, Vikings players, coaches, fans and even those media members who slobber over No. 4's every move. Sell your soul. This coming from someone who does slobber over Favre's every move himself?  Looks like you already have sold your soul petey.



Since: Jul 4, 2008
Posted on: August 17, 2010 9:01 pm
 

Favre to play: Shocking, right?

Hey Petey, how exactly are the Vikings selling their soul?  By hoping the best QB they have and the best chance at getting to the Super Bowl comes back to lead them.  Favre is a tool, we all know that...with that being said, how many guys in pro sports aren't tools? 

Heck, you're a tool and we still read the crap you put out don't we? 

I'm thinking Brett turned down your interview request at some point in your pathetic career and you haven't been able to let it go.  Let it go Petey, let it go...




Since: Nov 29, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2010 8:51 pm
 

Favre to play: Shocking, right?

What do you want them to do, Pete, put the ball in the hands of a worse QB. Go against logic? What are you thinking?



Since: Mar 16, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2010 8:49 pm
 

Favre to play: Shocking, right?

Comparing Rae Carruth to Plaxico is asinine.  Really, who would welcome Rae Carruth?  An absolute despicable coward who had his girlfriend murdered so he wouldn't have to pay child support.  Burress may have done something stupid, but in no way was trying to hurt anybody, and only shot himself.  Why wouldn't he get another chance if he could help a team, I see no reason why not.  Carruth on the other hand deserves to rot in prison.  What a stupid setence, but I guess that's what we've come to expect out of Prisco.



Since: Aug 16, 2010
Posted on: August 17, 2010 8:47 pm
 

Favre to play: Shocking, right?

Q. What happens if the Vikings do win it all?   A. Every other team in the NFL will not be invited to the White House.  Viking's fans can burn that half-century-old monkey off their backs, along with all those old fish stories about the big one that got away, the field goal attempts that weren't. and the rest of the drivel and trash.

Losers ask why.  Winners ask, why not?



WillWork4Becky
Since: May 9, 2010
Posted on: August 17, 2010 8:41 pm
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Since: Sep 13, 2006
Posted on: August 17, 2010 8:30 pm
 

Favre to play: Shocking, right?

Pete Prisco the Brett Favre hater.  It is to no surprise that Crisco would write this greasy story. Favre is better than the other two dudes for QB on the Vikes.  Looks like you will be eating crow again this year Petey birdbrain!



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: August 17, 2010 5:41 pm
 

That's sad

Pete, I know you're right that players don't care, but that's still pretty sad. I know I'd rather have no ring than win with a guy like Favre.


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