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Favre slobber-fest

Posted on: October 26, 2010 9:08 am
Edited on: October 26, 2010 10:01 am
 

So I'm watching Sunday night's Minnesota-Green Bay game when I had to excuse myself from the television.

I needed a towel -- to wipe off the drool coming out of the TV from the mouth of Cris Collinsworth.

The Brett Favre love-romp was making me sick. Collinsworth might be brought up on charges of love stalking. That's how bad it was.

Favre was in the midst of a quarterback meltdown that would have lead to nasty verbiage if his name were any other, but all we heard was the usual  Favre-the-gunslinger talk.

It was the same for Jared Allen. The Vikings defensive end was invisible, the same way he's been all season, and then he makes one play. and we heard the love-talk coming again.

It got me to thinking: Why do some guys get free passes and others don't?

Let's be candid here: Favre hasn't been very good. Do I take more shots at him than most? You bet, but somebody has to do it.

If not, we might be waiting to hear from the Catholic Church about a new saint.

Saint Brett.

The reality is he's far from that as his little scandal shows. But that's not what this is about. This is about football, and right now he's not playing well.

He has 10 interceptions for the season, including one that was returned for a touchdown against the Packers and another that set up another score at point-blank range.

But all we hear after the game is how he limped his way to an almost-comeback victory. Did anyone but me notice the big play on the potential winning drive was a short dump pass that Adrian Peterson turned into a big play?

Maybe you were all too smitten like some others. Favre's theatrics with his ankle must have made DeNiro proud.

When he was scrambling around making throws, there was no limp. When he threw the pick, he walked like a 90-year-old man.

Did the same thing with the tendon in his arm a few weeks back in New York.

He's more drama queen than Lady Gaga.

Some thought it scandalous when Vikings coach Brad Childress said after the Green Bay game that he considered benching Favre. Scandalous? Why wouldn't he have at least considered it?

Now comes word that Favre has fractures in his ankle. He's in a boot. The drama lives on.
If it were that bad, why didn't he come out? It was more Favre selfishness.

As for Allen, he has one sack in six games. Chad Clifton ate him up Sunday night. He hasn't been close to the same player he's been in recent years.

Yet he gets a pass, too.

Why, because he's good pals with a lot of people in the media, the laugh-it-up guy who is always quick with a joke.

Here's a joke that isn't funny: Minnesota is 2-4. If they lose this week at New England in the Randy Moss Bowl, their season might be over.

If that happens, some expect Favre to pack it in with all his injuries, real or imagined. He might just decide to shut it down.

At least then I won't need to keep a towel close to wipe of the constant drool of the announcers who do his games.

 

 

 

Category: NFL
Tags: Brett Favre
 
Comments

Since: Sep 30, 2008
Posted on: November 11, 2010 10:05 am
 

Favre slobber-fest

I agree with you 100%.  Preach on Brother.



Since: Sep 30, 2008
Posted on: November 11, 2010 10:02 am
 

Favre slobber-fest

All I have to say is that Farve should have retired last year and ended on a good note.  Instead of dragging his sorry butt back to look like a joke this season.



Since: Nov 21, 2007
Posted on: November 1, 2010 7:18 pm
 

Favre slobber-fest

As for the game, the officials screwed Minnesota. There's not doubt about it.

Yeah, they screwed Minnesota all right!  Like giving them an interception off Aaron Rodgers in the end zone despite the fact the ball was first tipped by Frank Walker who had stepped out of bounds just before touching it.

I get your point.  You are a typical whiney ass..... enjoy!




Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: October 27, 2010 12:46 pm
 

Favre slobber-fest

Way to go, Solid Gold; those ad hominem attacks certainly put those guys in their place.  And we all care what you write.  Does that make me a tool? Laughing



Since: May 25, 2010
Posted on: October 27, 2010 9:07 am
 

Favre slobber-fest

Prisco definitely got molested by Farve, either that or hes mad Farve didn't send him picks.  This guy is such a hater, now I see why no one on this site likes you Prisco.




Since: Dec 19, 2008
Posted on: October 27, 2010 8:41 am
 

Favre slobber-fest

"You are the real joke.  I bet you never took a snap with a Pro team. Right?  I bet you never drew an assault rifle from an arms room anywhere on earth. Right?"

Lol, what the hell does that have to do with this article? Nobody is a real man unless they've played in at least one pro game or been a grunt in the military? That eliminates the majority of people on the planet. I don't always agree with Prisco or any writer or commentator on any subject, but I don't think you have to have been a soldeir to be a war correspondent or a pro football player to be a sports analyst. Some of the best coaches in the game never played a down.



Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: October 27, 2010 5:58 am
 

Favre slobber-fest

"The love-romp was making me sick."

Well, now you know how many of us feel about your incessant love-romps for Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, Pete. I mean, a drinking game based on the number of times you've written the sentence "...remain dangerous as long as Manning (or Brady) is throwing the ball" could turn a guy into a raging alcoholic in no time! And let us refrain from mentioning your inexplicable love for Byron Leftwitch, dude.



Since: Sep 13, 2006
Posted on: October 27, 2010 1:51 am
 

Favre slobber-fest

If Favre retires after this year, I wonder who Prisco will latch onto with his hate articles next season in the Vikes organization. It is very clear that he hates the Vikings and everytime he writes about them it's negative. ALWAYS!

As for the game, the officials screwed Minnesota. There's not doubt about it. Favre's int's hurt and so did Chilly's decision to not get another 25 yards with 30 seconds on the clock to try and kick a field goal. His decisions are killing this team more that Favre's interceptions. I mean, c'mon. Throw the red flag, it wasn't a touchdown in the back of the endzone! You think after that screw-up the refswould of made the correct call on the Shiancoe TD but they blew that one too.

Oh, and Prisco....You suck! Take your hate somewhere else.



Since: Sep 3, 2010
Posted on: October 26, 2010 6:37 pm
 

Hurray for Prisco: Favre slobber-fest

Prisco, you finally nailed one on the head. Congrats, after a couple hundred articles I new you would finally come up with a worthy one.




Since: Oct 25, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2010 3:32 pm
 

Favre slobber-fest

I thought with the elbow against the Jets Brett put on a pain show after bad throws that we didn't see with good throws.  But against the Packers it seemed pretty obvious to me that he was in pain even when celebrating. Rather than bash Favre, my question is "why is he in there?"  His lack of mobility is killing them and it's causing him to make bad judgement passes.



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