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Packers to Favre: You can be Rodgers' backup......take that!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Riddick, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    Sure, we have a Favre thread already, but I thought this was so awesome, it deserved its own thread.

  2. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Get out the shovel. The petty parade continues to lower the bar.
  3. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    While I can't imagine an optimal scenario for the Packers in this situation, this is probably close to the worst thing they could have done.
    Take some time, think things over. This was more of a knee-jerk reaction.
  4. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Favre was pretty fucking selfish for asking to come back after retiring. Especially after the team began to make serious plans for life after his retirement.

    Then he comes along and decides he wants to play again? After dragging his team through yet another round of will he or won't he?

    Brett should have stayed retired or he should have never retired.
  5. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Favre brought this on himself. He's been a Hall of Fame manipulator for years. His latest stunt in March was the last straw for Thompson and the organization. They got tired, rightfully, of him playing selfish games and moved on. But Brett couldn't stand for that. He is the antithesis of a team player, and this latest episode is the prime example of that.
  6. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    He really doesn't have any other options now, does he? It's not like he can threaten to sit out the entire season
  7. jagtrader

    jagtrader Active Member

    This is the first part of the Favre story that has been interesting to me.
  8. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    He should call their bluff. Take the backup job. Rodgers will be injured by the third quarter of the first game.
  9. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    The Packers will trade him, probably to an AFC team. They never were going to grant his release because it probably would have led to him signing with the Vikings or the Bears.
  10. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Penn State should sack up the way the Packers have regarding an icon.
  11. jakewriter82

    jakewriter82 Active Member

    Or the Vikings. I wish Favre would just go away already.
  12. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Yet he still takes them to bowl games year after year.
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