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Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton is known for speaking his mind. Not to the point of Joe Namath, but the former great for the Minnesota Vikings has no problem telling you what he thinks of current NFL quarterbacks.
In the past, Tarkenton has been more than willing to knock Brett Favre. I miss those rants.
But now, Tarkenton has taken to calling out Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. he said the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots “are getting old.”
Wait, what? Aren’t we all getting old? It beats the alternative, does it not?
I understand that Tarkenton means that Manning and Brady are getting too old, not just old, to play in the NFL at the elite level that they are used to playing. While I understand what he is saying, I still disagree with his notion.
“I saw Peyton do things Monday night against the Falcons that I’ve never seen him do,” Tarkenton stated about the 36-year-old Broncos play caller.
“Brady hasn’t looked like Brady in two years,” he said of the 35-year-old New Pa...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said that players in Denver Broncos offense are still in the process of getting to know each other and “all continue to learn” as he discussed the substandard offensive output — at least for an offense led by him — during Sunday night’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Discussing a [...]
At age 72, Fran Tarkenton still has his opinions on the NFL, but maybe he should start keeping them to himself.The former quarterback said both Peyton Manning and Tom Brady aren't at the level they used to be. Tarkenton, who was a draft pick of the AFL's Boston Patriots in 1961, told the Pioneer Press that "Brady hasn't looked like Brady in two years." Tarkenton...
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There are two ways of looking at this.
Maybe VY just having a bad day and wanted to retweet someone who was making a terrible comparison, but was supporting him or VY really believes this.
If it is the former I get it, if it is the latter then you have your answer as to why he isn’t playing currently in the NFL.
I know all my haters are happy that I’m not playing football...
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In 2010, the Patriots lost to the Browns. In 2011, the Patriots lost to the Bills. They won 14 games in 2010 and 13 games in 2011. It wasn’t the end of the world then and it’s not the end of the world now. It’s football. Sometimes **** just happens for no reason. If the Patriots lost to the Ravens this week, then they’ve got an issue, but given...