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Tom Powers: With a lot to learn, Vikings rookie QB Joe Webb has turned to Brett Favre

There are 43 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Dec 11, 2010, titled Tom Powers: With a lot to learn, Vikings rookie QB Joe Webb has turned to Brett Favre. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

It has been an interesting season for young Joe Webb. In terms of coaches he's worked with, he's gone from a guy with the temperament of Captain Bligh to someone with the patience of a Peace Corps volunteer.

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deer tracks

Yankton, SD

#1 Dec 12, 2010
Just keep doing what you are doing, Joe. The Viking Fans are with you......

“Here I come to save the Day!”

Since: Jan 09

Gothem city

#2 Dec 12, 2010
I liked his Dad, Jack Webb from Dragnet...... "just the facts Mam"
Mark

Middleton, WI

#3 Dec 12, 2010
I'll take this news as an early Christmas present. Kudos to Favre and to Webb. I had no idea this was going on, but I've been hoping it was since the day I saw Webb's YouTube video. Maybe Favre will yet help us get that Lombardi trophy. I also would not mind one bit seeing him come back next year as either OC or HC. He's got the aptitude and demeanor for those jobs.
Pete

Northbrook, IL

#4 Dec 12, 2010
"is carried off the field in a doggy bag" ...please, you could have said "on his shield", it would have been trite, but more appropriate.
Beecharmer

Milton, KY

#5 Dec 12, 2010
Wow, Favre mentoring someone. Thats a new one. How about that Humpty Dump?
Beecharmer

Milton, KY

#6 Dec 12, 2010
Maybe they should move the game to Lambeau? That's where real men play
oldviking

Portsmouth, VA

#7 Dec 12, 2010
I JUST heard the dome collapsed,i say clear the desbris and play without a roof like we did in the ol days!!!!

“any questions?”

Since: Jun 10

st.john's, newfoundland

#8 Dec 12, 2010
now that is how it should be...WEBB is a smart young man, and will do anything to improve and increase his chances of success, if and when he is given the opportunity...i would like to see get some time in before this eason ends...good job JOE...TJ could learn from your approach...GO VIKES!!!
GirlyFan

West Fargo, ND

#9 Dec 12, 2010
Tjack is NOT the future of the Vikings. I really hope Webb gets the shot he deserves. There is a lot of potential there, and initiative. GO WEBB!
Chad

Menomonie, WI

#10 Dec 12, 2010
Great that means Webb, will think he dosen't need to attend training camp, and will be an interception machine.
The pearl

Chicago, IL

#11 Dec 12, 2010
I want to see more of Webb one way or the other. Sadly, we couldn't find the extra time in our scheming to come up with a Wildcat formation involving Webb, Harvin, and Peterson in the backfield and Moss/Rice on the outside running a fly.
IndyVikeFan

Fishers, IN

#12 Dec 12, 2010
Favre to Webb training session.

Okay Joe. First thing you need to remember. Don't send pictures to anyone named Jenn
Da Bears 2010

United States

#13 Dec 12, 2010
deer tracks wrote:
Just keep doing what you are doing, Joe. The Viking Fans are with you......
Well one fan anyway.......
HAHA he said real men

Colorado Springs, CO

#14 Dec 12, 2010
Beecharmer wrote:
Maybe they should move the game to Lambeau? That's where real men play
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Talking about those real men who are losing to the Lions right now... haha.
andy g

Chicago, IL

#15 Dec 12, 2010
Maybe in a few years Webb can be the guy, good for him that he is taking advantage of the resource in front of him, and kudos to Favre for working with the kid...he apparently has come to grips with the looming end of his playing career...coming back as a bonafide QB coach/Assistant OC would be a great idea but I doubt whether he would consider that.
Webb would be a nice combination of Cunningham and Vick and if he gets anything from Favre, he would be light years ahead of those two guys who did not have a HOF'er to work with.
DD Austin

Pinola, MS

#16 Dec 12, 2010
Fire Maturi now!!
Dick

Hixson, TN

#17 Dec 12, 2010
I think he can become a good QB. But, if for some reason, the coach doesn't feel the same way, I'd make him a wide receiver. HE'S GOT GOOD SPEED AND GOOD HANDS.
Huge Jazz

Rivière-du-loup, Canada

#18 Dec 12, 2010
I would love to see Joe out there.
Mr Maduri

Saint Paul, MN

#19 Dec 12, 2010
DD Austin wrote:
Fire Maturi now!!
But I hire Tubby Smith and Jerry Kill?

Tubby has been great and Kill will win us a Sun Bowl!
The Hard Truth

Northome, MN

#20 Dec 12, 2010
Here's the hard truth: either TJack stubbornly refuses to avail himself of Favre's knowledge, or Favre doesn't think highly enough of Tjack to give him the time of day.

Does anyone out there know which of the two it is? All I know is that I never see Favre and TJack interacting in a mentor-student relationship like Favre and Rosenfels did.

What's up with that? Help, please.

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