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Report: Longwell, Hutchinson, Allen visit Favre

Posted on: August 17, 2010 1:42 pm
Edited on: August 17, 2010 2:55 pm
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Posted by Will Brinson

UPDATE (2:50): Favre is reportedly on an airplane heading "north," which we presume means he's going to Minnesota.

In a story that's sure to crash the Star-Tribune 's website (again), "Access Vikings" writer and Brett Favre expert Judd Zulgad is reporting that Jared Allen, Steve Hutchinson and Ryan Longwell were all absent from Minnesota's practice today.

The reason? They're believed to be in Mississippi visiting Favre and urging him to come back to the team -- or at least give the Vikes the answer that Allen recently requested from the quarterback.

None of the trio has dealt with injuries thus far in training camp, so there's no plausible alibi on that end, and Zulgad's sources confirm that the three members of the Vikings weren't at the team's morning meetings either.

There's been a pungent air of desperation regarding Favre's return in Minnesota since he announced his re-retirement recently , but Brad Childress, the team and the front office have gone out of their way to make it clear that they're fine whatever he decides.

If they've really sent a entourage of Favre's closest friends down to his home in order to convince him to return, the thin veil of confidence in Tavaris Jackson has officially been lifted.

There's also the possibility that they just want an answer other than "maybe" -- in which case the Vikings can resume pretending that Jackson can help them contend for the division and make a run at the Super Bowl.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: February 1, 2012 6:24 pm
 

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
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Since: Oct 7, 2011
Posted on: October 14, 2011 3:00 am
 

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Since: Oct 9, 2008
Posted on: August 18, 2010 2:46 pm
 

Report: Longwell, Hutchinson, Allen visit Favre

Just Reported Farve is indeed backGood, speaking as a Packer fan I wouldn't have it any other way


we will kick the Packers AZZ twice againWe??? what jersey # do you have?


(even without Farve we would haveOf course "you" would have.


since Rodgers or not they give up 35 a gameCheck your facts, I think this happened 3 times last season


PS  Fudgepackers 1 SB in the last 45 years isn't much more impressiveWow, fudgepackers, think that one up all by yourself?

As for the SB comment, is 1 in the last 15 years good enough for you??


I for one think this was all planned out months ago, but for the sake of argument, let's say it's legit.


The very fact that these clowns had to fly down to "convince" Brent to come back reeks of desperation, but I guess that is  "your" situation.

I for one am glad he's back, that way when the Packers win the division, it will be legit, and I don't want any excuses when #4 throws another gut wrenching INT!!!



Since: Mar 14, 2008
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:51 pm
 

Report: Longwell, Hutchinson, Allen visit Favre

You guys, come on.  This is a blog from WIll Bronson.  "Who the heck is Will Bronson?"  My thoughts exactly.  He's the guy who also blogged that Brett Favre announced his retirement on August 3rd of this year, yet we all know that it was just media hype once again, and that Favre never announced anything to anyone.  Stop believing everything you read.  Check your sources.  And in this case, unless Favre hits the podium to annouce his retirement, don't believe every bored writer with blog.



Since: Aug 17, 2010
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:48 pm
 

Report: Longwell, Hutchinson, Allen visit Favre

Not to jump on the BandWagon...But could'nt agree "more" with all of you. That's why I'll "never" accept this "selfish" clown over Dan Marino as being the...."BEST". Yeah! I'm a homer, and a Miami Dolphins fan. But Dan Marino has more "class" than that fool Favre will ever know. Yeah, Dan "flirted" with being a Viking. But he had the "class", and "concern" of those in that organization to "not" hold them hostage to his decision. Anyone who respect this "jerk", is just as big a one as Favre. Granted it's a business and all. But he's playing with the aspirations of a whole lot of players on that team. Some of whom may "only" have a year, or two left in their career's? What kind of "classless" teammate is that to have? Hopefully those players going down there, are just goint down to get Viking property back....They just need to say "GOOD-BYE" to "BAD NEWS".



Since: Feb 19, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:17 pm
 

Report: Longwell, Hutchinson, Allen visit Favre

I wish his teammates were visiting him to tell him to go to hell...But they won't because they're all caught up in the fantasy and myth of Favre. Does anyone outside of Minnesota care anyway? I'm so sick of this drama queen.


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Since: Jul 11, 2010
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:10 pm
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