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Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

Looking Pack: Week Eight

It’s hard to blame NBC for airing Sunday’s one-sided 44-31 Packers trouncing of the beleaguered Vikings to its national audience in prime time. After all, the (pre-flex scheduling) week eight meeting was a rematch of the heated rivals’ playoff ...
11.22.2010 | | Posted at 11:55 AM
By Nicole
The Vikings announced this morning that they have fired head coach Brad Childress. Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier has been named the interim head coach. The firing isn't a huge shock after the Vikings poor 3-7 start to the season. It's always seemed that Childress has tolerated Brett Favre and that drama has spilled into the public eye this season as it was leaked that Favre won't even tal...
01.19.2010 | | Posted at 11:01 AM
By Nicole
    I spent six years in New Orleans and I have a lot of friends who are Saints fans and frankly, they’ve been absolutely unbearable this season. I avoid Facebook and Twitter like the plague on game day because I can’t stand the “Who Dat” cheers. Saints fans have quintupled in number since this season began and suddenly everyone thinks this is the team of destiny and it’s totally an...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Nicole
In case you missed the big news, Favre spoke to Wisconsin media today. Scroll down for the full transcript, but first some interesting tidbits from the Packers Blog on JSOnline.com:For the record, in my opinion, Favre came on the call with a defensive stance from the get-go. He knew he would get a lot of combative questions and he came ready to defend himself.Never heard him like that.This from To...
09.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Wrote this down during the Vikings preseason game last week - aka, the return of the Favremonster - and put the note in a drawer and forgot about it. But it's just too good not to share - Ari Wolfe, a local play-by-play guy in MN, said "As far as I'm concerned, the Vikings took 43 sacks last year - that's unconscionable. Having Brett Favre there will reduce that number by one-third." So a...
08.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
ESPN News is reporting that WCCO-TV in Minneapolis has said that Brett Favre is expected to sign with the Vikings today.ESPN also just reported the Brett Favre boarded a plane at 9:10 am in Hattiesburg, Miss., and is headed for Minnesota.WISN Channel 12 is reporting that the local regional airport in Hattiesburg, MS has confirmed that a plane with the Vikings logo on it left about 9:10 am and is s...
08.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The most indecisive man in football is at it again. A Minneapolis TV station is reporting that Brett Favre is likely to sign with the Minnesota Vikings today. According to WCCO-TV:   Favre is on currently on his way to Minneapolis and is expected to sign with the team this afternoon, the source said. WCCO-TV spoke with an official at the Hattiesburg, Miss., airport, w...
07.29.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Peter King  >  INSIDE THE NFLFavre fools us once againI give up.All along, Brett Favre's decision was supposed to be simple. He had surgery in late May on a nagging biceps tendon in his throwing arm for one reason -- to clear the last hurdle toward playing a 19th year in the NFL. And his surgeon, the noted James Andrews, told him he was making splendid progress and he'd be fine and be able to th...
06.24.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Report: Rumor of Favre Signing with VikingsBy Nick IannelliWTMJ-TV and JSOnline.comupdated 1 hour, 11 minutes agoBrett Favre has already signed with the Vikings and the team is waiting for the right time to release the information.That's according to a report from profootballtalk.com that attributes the information to unnamed sources, including a member of the military serving in Afghanistan.The r...

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