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Brett and the broadcast guys

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by longtimefan, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Also he didnt want to be a Packer


    Brett and the broadcast guys | National Football Post

     
  2. Hauschild

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    This pretty much sums up what I knew right from the start. Brett knew that sticking in Green Bay meant having to work 3 times harder to achieve the same results. That isn't necessarily a problem when you're 23 and hungry, but when you're 40 and you've made people hundreds of millions of dollars, you're suddenly not so hungry any longer.

    I think if Ted would have thrown Brett a bone or two and maybe had done it in a way that would teach Brett that free agents aren't always the answer, that Brett would have eventually understood.

    What Brett was after was not 10 FA's every year and find two or three that stick. Maybe a Hutch on the O-line or Moss at WR - players that ABSOLUTELY are worth their weights in gold.

    This is really old ground that is being covered and it will end up making Aikman look like some grand soothsayer - when actually this information has been around for ages.
     
  3. Quientus

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    Well ... In Aikmans defense ... - Aikman did sustain alot of hits and concussions during his career ... - So that might be a reason why he is "airing" it out now ... because to him - that might be (new) news after all ...

    :jester:
     
  4. longtimefan

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    This was also mentioned on WSSP on Friday afternoon 1250 am Milwaukee

    They had on the Vikings t.e and he poised the question to the guys on WSSP

    Was Brett forced out, or did he want out?

    so now you have Troy, a current player and now Andrew stating all this..

    Smoke there is fire
     
  5. JeffQuery

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    Big deal...

    Brett didn't want to work for a self-involved, self-important, egotistical a**hole who's plan he KNEW wasn't going to work, and hasn't worked!

    What's your problem with that?

    Ted Thompson's philosophy has failed, and so has Ted Thompson..

    Why should he stick around when he SAW THE WRITING ON THE WALL..???

    HE WAS FORCED OUT BY THE INEPTITUDE OF TED THOMPSON....

    OL' POLAR BEAR GAVE HIM NO CHOICE.

    (Why can't you people see this...are you blinded from wearing your Green and Gold googles...??)
     
  6. longtimefan

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    Pack66, again the ego thing..I been waiting over a month, stop it or produce it

    Ego huh?

    I would agree if Ted started to go after free agents after Brett was gone, he has not..We were told he wasnt doing the free agent thing to piss off Brett so Brett will want out..Yeah......ummmm yeahhh, he really goes after free agents now eh?

    In fact ALL the things that is/was said about Ted pushing Brett out the door, he still does..I guess his ego is trying to force out Rodgers too?

    If Brett really just wanted out, be a man and say trade me!

    Wait.........He said that in 06 I think but as it hit the media, he denied it..

    I will never argue with anyone that says Brett was right in wanting out if he didnt agree with the way Ted handles business..

    But be honest about it..Dont make up all this stuff to make it look like you wanted back...
     
  7. realoatesman

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    What does it even matter that TT likes Ego waffles? They're delicious!
     
  8. lambeauharrier

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    yep, i'd definitely count a game off the superbowl as not working.
    no doubt you'll point out the two losing seasons. just saying it HAS worked.
     
  9. JeffQuery

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    Yeah...

    Thanks to FAVRE it did...(He covered up all of the inadequacies that you're seeing now!)

    Round and round....

    (You guys will never see the truth...)
     
  10. realoatesman

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    The whole team was playing well in '07. The pass rush was dominant. The Packers just don't have it anymore. KGB was playing well as a pass rush specialist with Jenkins and Kampman starting and all of the D-Tackles could play. Hawk was having his best year, Barnett was playing lights out, and the secondary was dominant until teams figured out that all you had to do to beat Harris was move your receiver a little bit before the play started. The receiving corps was playing great, and after about half of the season we found a running game. Favre was not the only reason the Packers were good that season.
     
  11. longtimefan

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    Maybe we will this year..

    But again the way it is starting to unravel now, Brett is looking like a player that wanted out but didnt have the balls to just say it..

    And before it is said...


    He had EVERY right to want out if he felt Ted wasnt doing enough to improve the team...

    Just be a man and say I WANT OUT and not dick everyone around to be "forced" out
     
  12. PackersRS

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    Yeah, when you say that Favre by himself covered the inadequacies of the team, we'll never see the "truth". Because he sure couldn't do it in 05...
     
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    NO HE DIDN'T HAVE THE RIGHT! Barry Sanders retired, when he couldn't win. He didn't asked to be traded, he didn't asked to be released.

    I totally agree that he should say if he wanted out, however, but he should've sticked with the team and complained at Mark Murphy and the media. Don't you think fans would've listened????????
     
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    I think it's pretty evident that Favre, as well as other "veterans" did lobby and tried to get management to look more into *also* be looking at the free agency market more - in terms of acquring reinforcements, prior to this "debacle" taking place ...


    On the other hand, I think the reaction, had he done what you suggested, would have been the same ... In fact I think it would have been worse, had it been with Mark Murphy and not TT really ... - Come on ... - Regardless of whether or not it was with Murphy or TT, the end result would probably have been the same ... just like the out-come ...
     
  15. bad93ex

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    This whole situation is a total debacle. This was a no-win situation for anyone. Yes Favre is winning right now but his legacy will be questioned for a while. The Packers had a little bit of mud thrown on them as well through this.
     
  16. PackersRS

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    Yeah, maybe... I'm being an hypocrite here, discussing this. I'm just saying one thing is lobbying, another thing is complaining publicly. It could damage his reputation, but how can his reputation be any more damaged than trying to retire every year and playing for the worst enemy, or one of the worst? I don't know, my last post about this subject...
     
  17. longtimefan

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    And what's your conspiracy theory regarding Favre this time, LT?

    I mean, C'mon...to me, Andrew Brandt's sounding like a little b*tch in a soap opera that the Packer faithful radio DJ's are trying to stir up...

    How is that different than ESPN?
     
  20. longtimefan

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    I take all the information I hear, find and read and form an opinion...Then base my "theories" on educated thoughts..
     

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