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Brad Childress, Brett Favre dispute has been festering for awhile
TwinCities.com ^ | 22 Dec 09 | Sean Jensen

Posted on 12/23/2009 4:02:59 AM PST by big'ol_freeper

During the Minnesota Vikings' 10-1 start, coach Brad Childress and quarterback Brett Favre celebrated plenty of highs.

But their relationship hit a low Sunday night during and after a 26-7 loss to the Carolina Panthers. NBC cameras captured Childress and Favre having an animated discussion on the sideline in the third quarter, which the quarterback later said revolved around the coach's inclination to plug in backup Tarvaris Jackson.

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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: childress; favre; minnesota; minnesotavikings; vikings; viqueens
Here comes the Viqueens meltdown. Hey, it takes hard work to keep this going...
1 posted on 12/23/2009 4:03:00 AM PST by big'ol_freeper
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To: big'ol_freeper; Bender2; MozartLover; MNbelle; Geee; Redleg Duke
"I think he probably gave you a stream of consciousness from the best of his recollection, wouldn't you say? Yeah," Childress said. "The great thing about telling the truth is you can tell it over and over again."

Childress seems to love to use that phrase, "stream of consciousness." I think I'd throw up if I had a coach that kept saying that type of thing.

All is not well in Vikingland. We told you guys....

2 posted on 12/23/2009 4:20:09 AM PST by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: big'ol_freeper

This is so delicious. I am a Green Bay fan and a Brett Favre fan. I have the best of both worlds now - I can root for the Packers and I can enjoy watching Brett Favre in action. I say “enjoy” now, because he is someone else’s problem. His whining and pouting and sulking behaviors are now someone else’s problem. I will be experiencing schadenfreude in the post season when Favre puts the Vikings’ staff and the fans through his annual retirement angst.


3 posted on 12/23/2009 4:25:41 AM PST by chickadee
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To: big'ol_freeper

All Jackson did last year was prove that the Vikings could go a year without a quarterback. Farve just had to be serviceable and he would be better than Jackson. That being said, despite the team’s record, Childress is still one of the worst coaches in the NFL.


4 posted on 12/23/2009 4:26:44 AM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: nonliberal
Favre is getting to be like an old Romo the way he fades at the end of the year every year. All we need now is the standard 3 picks in their first playoff game.
5 posted on 12/23/2009 4:29:19 AM PST by gthog61
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To: chickadee
Favre is a prima donna. Always has been. Always will be. Regardless of whether Childress was wrong or not, the fact Brett openly dismissed a coaching decision is selfish, and completely undermines the 'team'. Oh but I forgot. This is Favre. There is no team, just him.

Jason Whitlock had a great column yesterday about it. Basically, he said to Favre, 'shut up and play'.

Here's my thing. If Favre wants to stay out there and get rolled over and over by Peppers, go for it! I enjoyed watching it immensely.

6 posted on 12/23/2009 4:31:05 AM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal. ~ rintense, 2006)
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To: big'ol_freeper
I am really sick of reading about Bret Favre's many issues off the field. One observation though.

When Favre was with Green Bay he was never known as a prima donna and developed a reputation for being one of the greatest QBs of all time.

After Favre officially retired from Green Bay it has been one drama after another. Maybe Mike McCarthy deserves some credit for dealing with Bret and resolving their issues in private. Favre is still a great QB, but the Vikings are a very good team without him. They made the playoffs last year with a really terrible QB. It will be interesting to see if the Vikings have a late season collapse like the Jets did last year.

7 posted on 12/23/2009 4:33:03 AM PST by detective
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To: detective

You’d better do little more research about Brett and Green Bay.


8 posted on 12/23/2009 4:38:36 AM PST by PjhCPA
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To: rintense
“Jason Whitlock had a great column yesterday about it. Basically, he said to Favre, ‘shut up and play’.”

Personally, I am looking forward to another of this slobbering, blubbering retirement speeches. I think he is at his most articulate when giving these....

9 posted on 12/23/2009 4:40:33 AM PST by snoringbear (Government is the Pimp,)
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To: snoringbear

Yep. Yep. Of course, I’m looking forward to the pounding he’s going to take since their left tackle is a turn style.


10 posted on 12/23/2009 4:45:34 AM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal. ~ rintense, 2006)
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To: rintense
Modern professional sports teach these guys to be prima donnas. They clean up after them, lie for them, pay them millions of dollars despite their bad behavior, on field and off. Brett, at least has some style and humor . . . and he is willing to pay the physical price for his decisions. As soon as I tuned in the Vikings-Panthers game and saw Brett's red nose, I knew his performance was going to be poor. Brett is a hothouse flower and can't play in the cold, which is why he wanted to play for the Vikings as they have a dome. I guess Brett didn't realize it could be 37 degrees in Charlotte NC.
11 posted on 12/23/2009 4:46:50 AM PST by chickadee
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To: gthog61

Most of the problem now is that our O-line has mysteriously vanished. This same crew, save Loadholt, was the best in the NFL last year. The last four games they have been mediocre at best.


12 posted on 12/23/2009 4:49:19 AM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: chickadee
Wholeheartedly agree. The playoff game the Pack played against the Giants was proof. And that was how many years ago? He had the mobility of an 80 year old. I love that Favre fans say, 'oh it was only 10 degrees!'. Yeah, funny how the Giants didn't seem to have problems with the cold.

Favre is lucky, though, because it looks like he won't have to play in the cold in the playoffs.

13 posted on 12/23/2009 4:50:00 AM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal. ~ rintense, 2006)
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To: big'ol_freeper

Peterson’s not helping very much. 35 yards rushing last game?


14 posted on 12/23/2009 4:51:33 AM PST by allmost
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To: big'ol_freeper

No sympathy. Chilress wanted him, forced the rest of us t suffer another year of the prima donna, now he gets the headache that comes with him.


15 posted on 12/23/2009 5:45:37 AM PST by Soul Seeker
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To: big'ol_freeper

Love it. Keep it up, Brett, you bozo.


16 posted on 12/23/2009 5:51:47 AM PST by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: Soul Seeker

There’s no doubt they will draft a QB this in 2010.


17 posted on 12/23/2009 5:59:12 AM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal. ~ rintense, 2006)
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To: chickadee
Since I am a Vikings fan and it wasn't my 25 million, it was money well spent just to see Farve and the Vikings sweep Green Bay this year. If the Pack is lucky enough to make it to the play-offs, Maybe I'll get to see it happen one more time :) Merry Christmas Titletown!
18 posted on 12/23/2009 5:59:25 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: big'ol_freeper
Hey, it takes hard work to keep this going

The Vikings were the very last NFL World Champions, before the Contamination happened.

20 posted on 12/23/2009 6:05:20 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Dixie Yooper
RE:The Vikings were the very last NFL World Champions, before the Contamination happened.

I'd like you to provide proof of that.

The Vikings never won a NFL championship before the Super Bowl era and have never won a Super Bowl. They may have won a NFL championship before the merger but they lost the Super Bowl to Kansas City that year.

A history of FAIL.

21 posted on 12/23/2009 6:09:30 AM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Anyone pushing Romney must love socialism...Piss on Romney and his enablers!!" ~ Jim Robinson)
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To: big'ol_freeper

I went up to Green Bay a couple of weeks ago for the Ravens/Packers game. A waitress at one of the sports bar had a Brett Favre drama queen t-shirt on. I think she was right on the money.


22 posted on 12/23/2009 6:14:36 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: big'ol_freeper

This is my take. Brad Childress is an idiot. Pure and simple - an idiot. He considered benching Brett Favre in this game and several other games? Are you frickin’ kidding me? It is because of Brett Favre that we are having such a great season. He’s going to come try to tell a 19-year veteran QB that he can’t call an audible or make adjustments on the field because he sees something in the defense? This, coming from the same idiot coach that though Tavaris Jackson was the future of the team??? Tavaris Jackson???

I trust Brett Favre’s instincts and I trust him to lead the team. Maybe Childress should go to the O-line and launch into them with a profanity-laden tirade because it is THEIR fault that we’ve not been able to run the ball and that Brett has been getting pummeled every game.


23 posted on 12/23/2009 6:25:11 AM PST by FarRightFanatic (It wasn't an election. It was a socialist coup.)
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To: big'ol_freeper
Dear Young Little Freeper,

The so called superbowls 1-4 were exhibition games. The AFL was not part of the NFL until the 1970 season.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NFL_Championship_Game,_1969

Or you can google it yourself "1969 NFL Champions"

24 posted on 12/23/2009 6:26:20 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Dixie Yooper

LOSERS!

Twist the facts all you want - the Queenies have lost every Super Bowl game they played. 0 for 4. Says it all right there.

LOSERS!


25 posted on 12/23/2009 6:34:16 AM PST by 66-442hot (It isn't smart to kill the golden goose........although now I think they are!!!)
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To: Dixie Yooper

52 may be young but I don’t have dementia...

You are right the Viqueens were 1969 NFL Champions, but they were not World Champions, as you claimed, because they embarrassed the NFL by losing to the 1969 AFL Champion Kansas City Chiefs.

The first two Super Bowls were called the “AFL-NFL World Championship Game”. Strange designation for an exhibition I’d say. After the second “AFL-NFL World Championship Game” they changed the name to “Super Bowl”.

I can understand your confusion though, since the Viqueens played as if it were an exhibition game.

I’ll give you props though. Nice try at minimizing the failure of the Viqueens to secure the ultimate championship in any season.


26 posted on 12/23/2009 6:39:27 AM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Anyone pushing Romney must love socialism...Piss on Romney and his enablers!!" ~ Jim Robinson)
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To: Dixie Yooper

You can Google that for yourself too: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Bowl


27 posted on 12/23/2009 6:42:35 AM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Anyone pushing Romney must love socialism...Piss on Romney and his enablers!!" ~ Jim Robinson)
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To: big'ol_freeper
The BIG money was still earned in the NFL Championship before the merger. They couldn't even fill the stadiums.

At least Brett Farve can retire without having to go through what Bart Starr had to endure his last years playing for Phil Bengston and a team that couldn't pay for an offensive line to keep him safe. How's Rodgers holding up? I predict another 2 years at the rate he's going before he's out for good. It's too bad, he's a good QB.

28 posted on 12/23/2009 7:07:56 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Dixie Yooper

Yeah as a fan that’s all we care about is how much money our team makes. We could care less about championships. < /sarcasm>

After the Viqueens move to LA whatcha gonna do?


29 posted on 12/23/2009 7:15:15 AM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Anyone pushing Romney must love socialism...Piss on Romney and his enablers!!" ~ Jim Robinson)
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To: big'ol_freeper

ALL NFL, MLB and NBA “players” are P*SSYS. If you want to see what a real man/player looks like look at these:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Bleier#Service_in_Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Staubach
BOTH served thier country and went on to steller careers.


31 posted on 12/23/2009 9:22:14 AM PST by US Navy Vet
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