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WOW Driver Trading Brett was right decision

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by longtimefan, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Media day...He said it was the right decision, didnt think they would do it..Get to a point things have to change and have to move on


    Question? What was the benfit of trading Brett

    Answer; Look where we are at now..He was able to play with 2 great q/b and one got him to the SB


    Never would expect DD to say that..Was it his true feelings, or Packer pr coaching?
     
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  2. Incubes12

    Incubes12 Bay Harbor Butcher?

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    I think it was true feelings. Driver has been in the league for a long time and is finally where he's always wanted to be. Look who got him there. I'd say the same thing too.
     
  3. TheSnowPlow

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    I honestly think that trading Favre was a good decision for the Packers - If Favre had stayed for the last few seasons, I think you woul dhave lost Rodgers to some other team, and would now be in a 4 or 5 year "rebuilding" phase while you try to find a starting franchise QB.

    I think it was a smart move all around.
     
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  4. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I really dont want the whole was it right or wrong move

    Just Drivers comments..

    I am surprised he said it, thats why I am wondering if it was pr coaching
     
  5. Kitten

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    It could of been either. But I think DD has been around long enough to be where he needs little pr coaching. He is a class act, he knows what to say and what not to. Therefore, I kind of think this comes from the heart. I think he knows enough not to say something like that if he doesn't mean it. If it was pr, why just DD, other players would of said something similar.
     
  6. TheSnowPlow

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    Sorry if I went off-topic. I think, however, the whole idea of whether it was the right or wrong move is relevant to Driver's comments - I think he, along with many other long time members of the team, know they are where they are today because Favre left.

    But again, since you want to control the topic so closely, I'll just bow out of the conversation.
     
  7. longtimefan

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    We have 1000000000000000000000000000 topics on that lol

    thats why I want to concentrate just on his comments
     
  8. TheSnowPlow

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    Well, I reconize that I am a guest here, and you are a mod, so... :D
     
  9. ivo610

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    uh oh... wait til OBF sees this. Too bad, they loved Driver, now they are just going to tear him apart for telling the truth.
     
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  10. longtimefan

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    No will say it was him cover his ***, and doing what the team told him to say
     
  11. ivo610

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    riiiight. Its Teds fault. Forgot.
     
  12. longtimefan

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    Besides to busy posting on what Ted is doing or not doing..

    and arguing that Rodgers went to media about the pic thing..Maybe should look at the interview and relize it was at his locker and the question was asked and he answered..He didnt go seaking out anyone

    but hey, not like I am letting them get myself riled up ;) just wish they would research things 1st, before they state something as fact
     
  13. ivo610

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    I seriously dont understand why they hate Rodgers. He was innocent in the whole thing. Cant blame him for getting drafted by the Packers. What was TT to do? Not prepare for the future because Favre was drunk on media attention?
     
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  14. bozz_2006

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    Played with 2 great QBs and one of them got me to the Super Bowl. That. Was. AWESOME!

    haha. Hey, that's about as simple as it gets, huh?
     
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  15. GreenBlood

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    Let me ask you. What is there about Donald Driver that suggests to you he has ever been anything other than completely honest?
     
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    according to a post I saw on FB someone said Rodgers told Deion he hasnt heard from brett at all. Anyone surprised?
     
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    Because they're irrational. Plain and simple.
     
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    yea I was taken back a little on when I heard him say that...but, he's absolutely right...he played w 2 great QB's and one of them got him to a SUPERBOWL
     
  19. longtimefan

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    I think he was honest

    Want others opinion
     
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    You've probably seen the background stuff that is now coming out about DD. Right?
    Him growing up homeless and selling drugs to get by.
    Well, now he is miles from that. Thousands and thousands of miles.
    So knowing that I don't see why he would need pr coaching.
    I think he spoke from the heart and saw how Brett was being (In it for himself and not the team in his last years as a Packer. Blowing playoff games with INTs. etc etc.)
    Rodgers had big shoes to fill and has not only filled them but has broken them in.
    I think Donald has seen that and that is where he is speaking from.
     
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    I think he was genuine in his response. If anything, I detected a small but of animosity in his response. I don't know if he was annoyed at being asked more Favre questions (My God, when will it ever stop?), or if he was genuinely tired of Favre's wishy-washiness, but it seemed there was a bit of attitude in his response.

    Any way, I love when Driver said it was the right move, confirming what we all know to be true. We don't need to speculate any more; We're in the friggin Super Bowl with Aaron Rodgers as our QB. Of course it was the right decision.

    As for re-hashing the whole Favre drama, there's a ton of other forums for that. No need to turn this into one of those threads.
     
  22. bozz_2006

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    I don't know where he's ever been dishonest. Here he was surprisingly candid. More candid than he usually is.
     
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    LINK I need a link!!!!
     
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    I think it pretty much goes without saying. Favre was in decline and refusing to let A. Rod develop. Gotta do what's best for the team.
     
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  25. bozz_2006

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    Gotta support the team
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