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Sanchez the anti-Bradford when it comes to Broncos drafting a QB

  By now you’ve seen Sam Bradford in the news for all the wrong reasons. The Eagles quarterback, who signed a two-year, $36 million deal with this offseason and already has $11 million of that in his pocket, has been—shall we say—salty, extremely salty ever since his team executed a trade to obtain the No. 2 overall pick, a pick they would eventually use on quarterback Carson...
Via BSN Denver
13 hours ago

Most controversial NFL quarterbacks of all time

18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette's best tweets from April, 2016

From Brett Favre to daughter, Lyric.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
22 hours ago

Prepare For NFL Draft Round 2 With Brett Favre’s Awesome Draft Day Photo

The second and third rounds of the 2016 NFL Draft will be held Friday night in Chicago, and in honor of that, we’re taking a look back at one of the more memorable moments in second-round draft history. What moment, you might ask? Why, it’s the Atlanta Falcons’ decision to draft Brett Favre with the 33rd overall pick in 1991. But rather than focusing on the selection itself...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Carson Wentz The Next Brett Favre? Eagles Coach Sees Similarities

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson is very high on his new quarterback. The Eagles selected North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz with the second pick in the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday night after the Los Angeles Rams chose California QB Jared Goff with the top overall selection. Pederson, who spent 10 seasons in the NFL as a quarterback from 1993 through 2004, played alongside...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz: Everything you need to know about Eagles' new quarterback

The Eagles have their new quarterback. The Eagles have their new quarterback.  The team officially selected North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday night with the No. 2 pick, ending two weeks of the worst kept secret in the NFL.  With Wentz now on board, the Eagles have their quarterback of the future, a player they gave...
Via NJ.com
4 days ago

Carson Wentz reminds Eagles of Brett Favre

Wentz was the Eagles pick at No. 2 in the 2016 NFL Draft. PHILADELPHIA -- During his days as a backup quarterback, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson played behind Green Bay Packers' Brett Favre, one of the best quarterbacks of all time.  Now, he might have drafted the next Favre.  Speaking after the team used the No. 2 pick in the 2016 NFL...
Via NJ.com
4 days ago

The Philadelphia Eagles are the most dysfunctional mess in the NFL

Huh. Maybe it wasn't Chip Kelly's fault after all.The Philadelphia Eagles are in another personnel mess of their own making thanks to a series of decisions, each more baffling than the last. Then, to cap it off, the Eagles made one single trade that managed to alienate a starting quarterback, put immediate pressure on an as-of-yet undrafted rookie, risk the job security of every...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arthur Blank has high expectations for Falcons rookies

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Atlanta Falcons haven’t even made a draft selection yet, but that hasn’t...
Via cover32
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre turns out to be a huge Bayern Munich fan

If there’s anybody who turns out to be a fan of soccer that you perhaps never thought would be a fan, it’s Brett Favre. As it turns out, Favre is a pretty big fan of Germany’s best team – Bayern Munich. The first public record of it appears to be from last year, when he gave Jimmy Fallon a Bayern jersey, as opposed to one of his own from the Packers, Jets, or Vikings. Special...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre is apparently a Bayern Munich fan

Brett Favre has never really indicated that he has any interest in soccer. To be fair, he never indicated that he didn't like soccer. It was just never a thing on anyone's radar, at least not publicly.And yet apparently he is a Bayern Munich fan.Now is he actually a fan, or did someone send him a customized kit so he put it on and tweeted out a picture? Probably that. But maybe the...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Walker compares himself to Packers greats

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Gov. Scott Walker is feeling so good about the role he played in Ted Cruz's victory in Wisconsin that he's comparing himself to two of the greatest quarterbacks in Green Bay Packers' history. Walker says Donald Trump's decision to attack his record as governor is like someone going to Lambeau Field and `taking a whack' at Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers or...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt “not going to play very much longer”

Late last month, Lawrence Taylor said J.J. Watt was one of the best defensive players the NFL has ever seen. “That J.J. Watt is a bad SOB,” Taylor said Saturday during an appearance at Fiterman Sports Memorabilia at Baybrook Mall. “He’s going to get it a couple of more times. “I think he’s one of these guys that only comes around once every 20 to 30 years.” That...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Vikings Final Four Bracket Tournament

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit As surprising as it was to only get a few votes from our readers, the results of...
Via cover32
April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Brett Favre: No idea what a nickel defense was

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Brett Favre was one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL. However...
Via cover32
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Favre was an NFL starter before he knew what “nickel defense” meant

If you know the term “nickel defense,” congratulations. You know more about football than Brett Favre did when he first became the Packers’ starting quarterback. The stories of Favre not caring much about the mental side of the game early in his career are legion, and Favre admitted in a speech at LSU on Friday…
Via Pro Football Talk
April 02, 2016

Brett Favre talks Saints, LSU and the NFL Hall of Fame at LSU coaches clinic on Friday

"I never dreamed of the Hall of Fame," Favre said. "I don't know how you could. I'm sure some people do. I dreamed of playing pro football"
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 01, 2016

Brett Favre tells how he learned to read the nickel defense

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre tells the story of how he learned to read the nickel defense during his presentation to the LSU Coaching Clinic in Baton Rouge.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 01, 2016

Miami Dolphins sign retired quarterback Brett Favre

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit In a shocking move many would have never expected to see, the Miami Dolphins are...
Via cover32
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every quarterback in the NFL Hall of Fame

Can you name every quarterback in the NFL Hall of Fame? Clue given is career years active. An asterisk (*) denotes non consecutive years of playing.
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Brock Osweiler's Departure From Denver

Moving on from a legendary quarterback and finding his replacement without skipping a beat is one of the toughest tasks for any GM. In the last eight years, it has been done twice, with the Packers' transitioning from Brett Favre to Aaron Rodgers and then the Colts' transitioning from Peyton Manning to Andrew Luck. Before that however, it had been done only once in the history...
Via The Sports Quotient
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Sanchez vows to start for the Denver Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Mark Sanchez says he's the perfect player to follow Peyton Manning in Denver after replacing another QB icon, Brett Favre, in New York his rookie season. Sanchez said at his introductory news conference Monday that his aim is to start for the Broncos no matter which other quarterbacks general manager John Elway might bring in. Sanchez said he was shocked...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every New York Jets starting quarterback since 1996

Since the 1996 NFL season, the New York Jets have started 16 different quarterbacks under center. How many can you name?
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning’s limbo could force Broncos to release him

Could Peyton Manning’s retirement turn into the next Brett Favre’s retirement? Manning’s 2016 base salary becomes guaranteed on March 9, but there’s still no word from the quarterback on whether or not he’ll call it quits. That means the Broncos will have to choose between promising Manning $19 million and releasing him and will almost certainly choose the latter option...
Via The Comeback
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones has a master plan at QB and it involves Tony Romo… and Brett Favre

Tony Romo is the next Brett Favre. That is according to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and Jones is now officially on record stating he is looking for the guy to be his Aaron Rodgers “at some level” in the NFL Draft. “You look at examples of Rodgers and you look at the example that he got to come in there and work behind Favre,” Jones told Todd Archer of ESPN.com...
Via The Comeback
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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