Call it quits? Brett Favre says he needs to 'reevaluate'

Brett Favre is going home to sit on his couch and think about the state of the Vikings, "re-evaluate some things," he says. Full Story
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Who_Dat_Charlie

Covington, LA

#124 Nov 23, 2010
Da Bears 2010 wrote:
<quoted text>Thank You, the Bears say they are looking forward to playing against Micheal Vick this weekend. This is a good test for them.
I'm interested in the Bears Philly game myself. I'm not sold yet on Cutler, the Bears D looks real good.

WHO DAT
TWO DAT

Since: Jun 10

Minneapolis, MN

#125 Nov 23, 2010
erie-vike fan wrote:
<quoted text>Frazier isn't CHILDRESS..........if FRAZIER BELIEVES someone else should be in there for whatever reason that may be, see above post, he will.
I think what all the Favre Prima Dona posters are forgetting is Frazier has been passed over by like 8 teams for head coaching positions. He now has an interim head coaching job and he's going to want to prove to the league that he is a head coach. If I were him I wouldn't let some Prima Dona QB tank my first and possibly only shot at being a head coach

“Blue collar in paradise”

Since: Mar 10

I did NOT miss a spot

#126 Nov 23, 2010
Who_Dat_Charlie wrote:
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Mornin' Eric. Your playoff picture is bleak but do-able. The Vikes magic number is (1). Any loss by the Vikes or any win by the Bears or the Pack means the Vikes can not win their division. As for a wildcard spot, the number is (2). Any 2 loses by the Vikes or any 2 wins by the Saints or Bucks means that they are out altogether. There is an unlikely scenario with the Giants, but that would require the Bucks and the Saints to basically lose out then your majic number would be (3) 3 loses by the Vikes or 3 wins by the Giants to put the Vikes out out.
WHO DAT
TWO DAT
What's up Charlie? I will be very interested indeed to see if the Vikes show up next week- Frazier said all the right things taking over for Klink, so we will see. As for the playoffs...? I don't see it -

I hope the Vikes win the next one, like the Cowboys when they dumped Phillips.

Since: May 10

United States

#127 Nov 23, 2010
eric_113 wrote:
One more reason that Farve would be wise to give it a rest- the Vikes O-line is gonna get him killed- at least T-Jack can run.
Amen to that. There has to be a way where Favre can get his 300 starts and our younger QB's get some work. The season is over with the exception of evaluating the players. The problem with our situation is, who will be evaluating the coaching staff? I haven't seen where Bevel has done enough to keep his job. Frazier's defense hasn't been doing so well either. I'm sure Wilf will be looking at all his options...er, I hope so anyways..
MRC

Washington, DC

#128 Nov 23, 2010
Bret needs to retire while the Vikings reevaluate!
MRC

Washington, DC

#129 Nov 23, 2010
Bret should spend the remainder of this season grooming his replacement so the fans can honor the graceful way he ended his career by passing the torch, and leaving us with the memory of him as an unselfish teammate. But that has never been Bret has it?

“Blue collar in paradise”

Since: Mar 10

I did NOT miss a spot

#130 Nov 23, 2010
CT Viking Fan wrote:
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Amen to that. There has to be a way where Favre can get his 300 starts and our younger QB's get some work. The season is over with the exception of evaluating the players. The problem with our situation is, who will be evaluating the coaching staff? I haven't seen where Bevel has done enough to keep his job. Frazier's defense hasn't been doing so well either. I'm sure Wilf will be looking at all his options...er, I hope so anyways..
Rotating QB's like the Eagles early in the season. Brett saves face, while the other guys get much needed practice and experience in real games.

Since: Mar 10

Minneapolis, MN

#131 Nov 23, 2010
MRC wrote:
Bret should spend the remainder of this season grooming his replacement so the fans can honor the graceful way he ended his career by passing the torch, and leaving us with the memory of him as an unselfish teammate. But that has never been Bret has it?
I agree, get your future QB (Tarvaris or Joe Webb) on the field.
The playoffs are out and Brett will retire so get some experience for next year.
Brett Favre

Littleton, CO

#132 Nov 23, 2010
I am a team player so I told Frasier I was going to field punts and play wide receiver in the wildcat
Gay Cuntler

Littleton, CO

#133 Nov 23, 2010
Who_Dat_Charlie wrote:
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I'm interested in the Bears Philly game myself. I'm not sold yet on Cutler, the Bears D looks real good.
WHO DAT
TWO DAT
Brett has been sold on me for a while. He told me he was leaving his wife for me
bulldogdutch

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#134 Nov 23, 2010
Vikings need to win in DC
Beecharmer

United States

#135 Nov 23, 2010
MRC wrote:
Bret should spend the remainder of this season grooming his replacement so the fans can honor the graceful way he ended his career by passing the torch, and leaving us with the memory of him as an unselfish teammate. But that has never been Bret has it?
Right! He never Mentored Rodgers. Why would he start now?
Texan

Pearland, TX

#136 Nov 23, 2010
Brett needs to re-evaluate keeping his ass on the bench, or better yet......at home.
Tom R

Gilman, WI

#137 Nov 24, 2010
Brett needs to take the high road on this one. He must be humble and admit that maybe he is not the best thing for the team right now and ask Frazier to let him stay on the sidelines and help all he can from there. Lets see what Webb can do. We pretty much know that Jackson is an okay back-up but not a starter, so lets see if Joe Webb is the future QB for the Vikings. I don't think there is any other way out of this for Brett. Obviously, he can not just quit. He has to stay with the team and contribute in some way, but not as the starter. Sorry, but that's what I would do if I were the coach or the owner of this team. I don't want to hear the experts say that Favre has the best chance of pulling this season out. That is so lame. Forget this season, it is over except to take your lumps and start rebuilding right now. I have been a Viking fan for 50 seasons now, so I know a little bit about learning from mistakes and moving on.
Texan

Pearland, TX

#138 Nov 24, 2010
When you've been in the limelight since 18 years of age it's hard to admit it's time to step back.
Beecharmer

United States

#141 Nov 24, 2010
Tom R wrote:
Brett needs to take the high road on this one. He must be humble and admit that maybe he is not the best thing for the team right now and ask Frazier to let him stay on the sidelines and help all he can from there. Lets see what Webb can do. We pretty much know that Jackson is an okay back-up but not a starter, so lets see if Joe Webb is the future QB for the Vikings. I don't think there is any other way out of this for Brett. Obviously, he can not just quit. He has to stay with the team and contribute in some way, but not as the starter. Sorry, but that's what I would do if I were the coach or the owner of this team. I don't want to hear the experts say that Favre has the best chance of pulling this season out. That is so lame. Forget this season, it is over except to take your lumps and start rebuilding right now. I have been a Viking fan for 50 seasons now, so I know a little bit about learning from mistakes and moving on.
Oh no, Lord Favre will play. He's running the show now
Keep on Track

Owensboro, KY

#142 Nov 24, 2010
One poor decision after another by the Vikes is really turning out good for the Packers! We have been known as the Black and Blue division with good, tough teams. One less is good for the fans in WI. Now, we just have to worry about the Bears. Hopefully we can be better than them and win the division.

“We've been Norv'ed”

Since: Nov 09

Erie

#143 Nov 24, 2010
Two Party Failure wrote:
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I think what all the Favre Prima Dona posters are forgetting is Frazier has been passed over by like 8 teams for head coaching positions. He now has an interim head coaching job and he's going to want to prove to the league that he is a head coach. If I were him I wouldn't let some Prima Dona QB tank my first and possibly only shot at being a head coach
Yes, I have been on board with Favre since the beginning but this is a whole new ball game now.

Vikes need to look at Webb and Jackson and if that means Favre's streak must end then so be it, team first.

Frazier must win some games to gain quick credibility for himself throughout the league, he only has a few games to do that, which may mean to play someone else. A change was needed at the coaching spot and maybe at the QB spot as well very soon; I love Favre but he is 2nd to last quarterback rating wise in the league and is credited with 22 turnovers.
Da Bears 2010

Aurora, IL

#144 Nov 26, 2010
erie-vike fan wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, I have been on board with Favre since the beginning but this is a whole new ball game now.
Vikes need to look at Webb and Jackson and if that means Favre's streak must end then so be it, team first.
Frazier must win some games to gain quick credibility for himself throughout the league, he only has a few games to do that, which may mean to play someone else. A change was needed at the coaching spot and maybe at the QB spot as well very soon; I love Favre but he is 2nd to last quarterback rating wise in the league and is credited with 22 turnovers.
Not going to happen unless Frazier starts Favre(like he said) and then sits his ass down. Vikes D has not showed up this year and I havent a clue why, because the one guy who people thought would not play or well was Henderson, and I think he's playing very well this year. Something big-time happened to the chemistry of this team, to go from playing in the NFC title game to playing like the Lions. Rice?? Chester Taylor gone??? arrogance?? age?? Who knows but something happened!!! And it will take YEARS, before Minnesota tears this team up and rebuilds.

“We've been Norv'ed”

Since: Nov 09

Erie

#145 Nov 26, 2010
Da Bears 2010 wrote:
<quoted text>Not going to happen unless Frazier starts Favre(like he said) and then sits his ass down. Vikes D has not showed up this year and I havent a clue why, because the one guy who people thought would not play or well was Henderson, and I think he's playing very well this year. Something big-time happened to the chemistry of this team, to go from playing in the NFC title game to playing like the Lions. Rice?? Chester Taylor gone??? arrogance?? age?? Who knows but something happened!!! And it will take YEARS, before Minnesota tears this team up and rebuilds.
You are correct on most points here except re-building IMO. With FA and proper use of the draft this team is not far from being a serious contender again.

What is needed first and foremost is a FRANCHISE QB. It all starts there. I also think the Vikes need to then concentrate on gettin' some better line help. Hutch is gettin up there, McKinnie is done and Sullivan is undersized. Hutch has another year in him I think but not McKinnie. Hutch is still a very good pulling guard.

Chemistry was not there, like you said. Taylor was a bigger loss than a lot of people realize. He caught 26 3rd down balls last year and was a solid blocker on blitz's; who knows how many drives he kept alive, our third down conversion rate did a complete inversion this year. Our turnover ratio is the worst in the league.

I guess it was a bit arrogant to think Favre could put up those numbers again, I admit, I thought he could.

A lot can happen in this league in a short period of time with trades and injuries so any team is one week or player from a busted season, the Rice factor was also huge, Favre had no go to guy like last year.

Anyway good luck the rest of the way, I on the other hand am looking at draft prospects from here on in.

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