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LosAngelis
10-24-2005, 01:51 AM
Hey all, I figured I should show my face and give you props on a good game. Congrats on the win...VERY close and boy, could our fortunes be reversed on a close field goal, eh?

I must raise a slight counter to Webby's banner, in that Favre was not owned today. Mike Sherman was owned in a big way. It is a sad day that I must come onto this forum and admit that Mike Tice not only outcoached a homo sapiens, but of all people, my own coach. However, it is true.

I give you guys credit. Your backs were against the wall and you finally fought back. We had you packaged, sealed, and ready for delivery, then we decided to take the boot off your throat and help you to your feet. You guys did it all from there.

Quite simply, I think we could have won easily had we kept up our attitude from the first half. We stopped blitzing, rushed an ineffective four, and played prevent with our DBs. And good ol' Fragile EgoPepper got his groove back.

We played not to lose. You guys smelled blood and played to win.

And that is the difference in the game. Props to you guys, I'm sure you are all still dancing in the streets, while we're picking up the pieces.

Hopefully, maybe one of you can admit that Favre played a near-flawless game today. It was great as a packer fan to watch, and frustrating to see that what he has around him is not only mediocre to begin with, but injuries make that even worse. Add in idiotic coaching, and you can tell where I am living right now!

6-KINGS
10-24-2005, 02:08 AM
Hey L.A.

Great game today huh.

Hard fought and was anybodies game.

Farve looked sharp today. That guy, as much as I dislike him, is a throwback to the old days of football.

I look foward to the next game

mrswebby
10-24-2005, 02:32 AM
Hi, L.A. As for the banner, sorry- but we had to needle you Packer fans a little bit, especially after all the emails received saying "you should kill yourself cause you suck". (Just a few- many not even viewed before the delete button is pushed..though I'm sure just a little friendly rivalry. Nonetheless, couldn't resist the banner. Got your attention, didn't it?)

It was a good game- glad to see the Vikes come back and play and yes, it was close, and we're thrilled the Vikes came out on top. As for Favre and the players around him- that's the reality of any team. Injuries, different levels of dedication and drive, mediocre or top notch... the moral of the story has always been that not one player can do it on their own, it takes the entire team. That's the nature of the game. It comes with as a complete package of coaches, fans, players, owners- and you work with what you have.

Caine
10-24-2005, 04:00 AM
I am choking as I write, "Favre played almost flawless"...not because it isn't true (it is true), but because that stupid announcer kept repeating...over and over..."you can't defend a perfect pass". Every single time Favre completed a pass, out he'd trot that line..."you can't defend a perfect pass". I wanted to choke him silly.

That out of my system, I was VERY impressed with our guys ability to battle back...something that has been missing from the Minnesota Vikings for a long time. Especially after watching drive after drive stall in the 1st half. My heart was pounding when, with over 3 minutes left, we went ahead and gave Favre back the ball. My gut turned over when I watched him drive towards the end zone...just like he's done to us so many times in the past.

But when Edinger hit that 56 yarder to clinch it...I was in heaven. After losing 3 straight to you guys..each by a field goal...it seemed oddly appropriate that we should return the favor.

Inside, I feel like we narrowly escaped. In fact, I KNOW we narrowly escaped. But maybe...just maybe...Daunte has "turned the corner", and is finally ready to lead us. If that is the case, we might yet do something this season.

And, if not...at least we beat Green Bay :razz:

Caine

shockzilla
10-24-2005, 04:07 AM
I'll say it right now, LA, Favre looked as good as I've ever seen him! I think at one point he was like 21-25, wasn't he? Too bad you guys lost today, you took it to us in the first half.

And I agree 100% about what Caine said about the announcers above ^ - I am sick to DEATH of them slobbering all over Favre's jock (although he did deserve it today)...

gregair13
10-24-2005, 04:13 AM
each team only had one half. we scored more points in the half we showed up for. simple as that. nice to see you packer fans not still saying you are better. i hate fans that do that.

LosAngelis
10-24-2005, 04:41 AM
Agreed...consider the source. It's Bill Maas. For God's sake, how many times can you count the number of defenders in the box with your little computer counters?

vikingsfan84
10-24-2005, 04:55 AM
i agree that Favre looked good but at least it did not add up to a win for them. Bottom line is that we won and hopefully we can get back on track and concentrate on football.

nephilimstorm
10-24-2005, 04:58 AM
well said vikesfan...team needs to concentrate on football and not rough stripper sex lol

nephilimstorm
10-24-2005, 05:05 AM
also of course..im a farve hater and im sick of madden and and commentary nearly (drooling over his jock strap...I am sick of it...but great win and good game packer fans..and yeah a lil props to farve (hatred leads to the dark side :) ) good game by him...but geesh i wish he would just retire and stop crying after every loss) he had a great game but my hometwn vikings stole the show from him in the second half

gregair13
10-24-2005, 06:14 AM
the shame about it is that tommorow night on monday night countdown, they will be talking about how great farve played, not about how amazing our comeback was. and they will be blaming longwell for missing instead of congratulating our kicker on the hugest kick of his life.

Paulbedy59
10-24-2005, 09:19 AM
Favre played great today,no doubt about it.As for the announcers,they must be in love with him.I hate the games where Favre throws 4 ints and they gush about how much fun he is slinging it out there.Morons..

PackerPride
10-24-2005, 10:34 AM
Please don't blame Favre for a weak team tho. He has only thrown 4 picks in a game twice in his career i believe. Blame a coach worse than yours instead. :smile:

hawaiianvike21
10-24-2005, 10:47 AM
"PackerPride" wrote:

Please don't blame Favre for a weak team tho. He has only thrown 4 picks in a game twice in his career i believe. Blame a coach worse than yours instead. :smile:

I dont think there is a coach worse than ours. :roll:

I think and am pretty sure favre has thrown more than 4 picks in one game. Two of them against us, being last years playoff game and the opening day game in 2003.

akvikefan89
10-24-2005, 11:08 AM
I still say Tice is worse than Sherman, if he could do more of whatever he said at halftime though....

VKG4LFE
10-24-2005, 04:13 PM
I didn't see the game, but Favre's stats show that we didn't "own" him. I heard that he started 13 for 13, that is sad (for our D that is). Oh well, we won and it sure is easy coming to school today!!