My prayers have been answered as Brett Favre has gone to the Jets

Posted: August 7, 2008 in NFL
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Favre gets used to his new colours - Pic by Steve Coleman Associated Press

Favre gets used to his new colours - Pic by Steve Coleman Associated Press

The whole Brett Favre Green Bay Packers saga during this off-season has had more yawns than an intercontinental sleeping championships, so it with some degree of relief that number #4 has left Wisconsin for the sleepy town of New ‘goddam’ York.

Gulp!

This means the Favre saga – a bit like Mr Balboa in Rocky VI – will go a few rounds too many in the ring.

The New York media will no doubt waste a small rain forest in paper analysing Brett’s move to the Big Apple, calling him names ranging from the ‘ressurection’ to ‘a grey haired over the hill dreamer’, but face it the New York Jets are NOT a Superbowl ready team like the Green Bay Packers.

The Jets have simply not got the defensive talent or the offensive line to make it into the post-season.

Thomas Jones is an average starter at best, a non glamorous starter that neither scares opposing teams nor exites home fans. Laverneus Coles is coming off an injury at wide-out, and Jerricho Cotchery is consistent but he is not the man to get you to the final dance.

Green Bay was the team Brett should have stayed at if he wanted a shot at the next Superbowl, now he will end his career in some kind of ugly kelly green and white mess on the AstroTurf of Giants Stadium.

I will say in here and now on NFLFANINENGLAND that Brett Favre will NOT make the playoffs with the New York Jets. He will potentially throw 3,000 yards in 2008, he may even extend his outstanding consecutive starts record, but Brett will not be tasting the rarefied air of the playoffs let alone the Superbowl.

The fact the Jets and Packers agreed a deal that means the Packers get a 1st round pick if Brett makes the Superbowl is not optimistic, it’s downright bonkers.

The hype for the Jets v Patriots game in week 2 of the 2008 season will be out of control. The Pats are a team on a mission, and also incredibly the same team that Favre beat in his only ever Superbowl win.

I think one man that has been given an incredibly raw deal is unemployed quarterback Chad Pennington, who must have a sore back after being shoved out with one hefty push towards the exit part of the New York Jets practice facility.

Yes Pennington did not have an incredible 2007, but he was the NFL comeback player of the year in 2006, and has the NFL record – YES THE NFL RECORD for completion % for all NFL quarterbacks who have attempted a minimum of 1,500 passes – better than Tom Brady, even better than Joe Montana or Steve Young.

Anyone out there think that the Jets can go better than my 2008 prediction of 6-10 ??? Please post a response

Now at least we get to see if former Cal quarterback Aaron Rogers is the real deal – thank goodness !

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Comments
  1. goiggles says:

    You are wrong on many “fronts” sir.
    Mr Pennington cannot throw an out pass, and he cannot throw DOWN the field. Anybody can dump the ball off, but Farve makes a defense think twice and thrice about
    1) blitzing
    2) singling any WR
    3) leaving responsible areas
    4) jumping pass routes
    5)looking for the screen
    6) I could go on forever, my point is Farve makes the offense way more effective just by his ability and presence.
    AND AND AND
    He will take pressure OFF the defense.
    why izzit nobody sees this?

  2. New Jets Fan says:

    The New York Jets will win 10 games and make the playoffs. Brett Favre will make a difference. They will even beat New England once in New York. Favre is a future Hall of Famer. Pennington is a bust. Historically, the Jets have done well in even years. Well, guess what, this is 2008.

  3. voodoovos says:

    Editors Note

    Well I got this little prediction right – and how ironic that it was Chad Pennington that killed the Jets off. Bloody hilarious.

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