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Bloviating Zeppelin: Brett Favre: Minnesota Vikings Push The Superbowl

Bloviating Zeppelin

(in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Brett Favre: Minnesota Vikings Push The Superbowl


Up front, I have to admit to a singular bias:

I am a Green Bay Packer fan, and have been so for many years. I wrapped my fan-dom around Brett Favre, an exquisite player who -- ahem -- may have made some mistakes in terms of premature retirements -- but certainly not in terms of his playing abilities. He's the first NFL player to win games against all 32 teams in the league!

After retiring from the Packers in 2008, he played one contentious year for the New York Jets.

He then ended up quarterbacking the Minnesota Vikings for the 2009 season.


Now, on the way to the NFC championship, the Vikings killed the Cowboys this past weekend with a 34 to 3 score.

This Sunday, at 3:30 PST, the Vikings take on the New Orleans Saints.

For Brett, for the Elders, I'd really like to see the Vikings in the Super Bowl this year.

BZ

14 Comments:

Blogger Tim said...

MY HERO! I'm 8 years older but still hangin' tough. Just got my annual physical. Doc says I'm fit as a fiddle! Low cholesterol, bp 120/80, lipid profile textbook. I'll probably die breaking my neck on the double black diamond run! Check out my current post. I really am that crazy

Fri Jan 22, 06:40:00 PM PST  
Blogger Gary said...

I remember the days of Fran Tarkington and the 'Purple People Eaters'. I also remember that the 'Horns have never won a Superbowl... ever. Will Favre break the curse?

Fri Jan 22, 06:59:00 PM PST  
Blogger Maggie M. Thornton said...

This household is looking forward to seeing the Vikings in the SUPERbowl also. Hubby is hoping Adrienne Peterson will have some opportunities.

Fri Jan 22, 07:11:00 PM PST  
Blogger Old NFO said...

I like Farve, but I gotta go with my S(ain't)s It's been WAY too long...

Fri Jan 22, 07:54:00 PM PST  
Blogger Rachid said...

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Sat Jan 23, 02:28:00 AM PST  
Blogger TexasFred said...

Favre on the ground.

Favre on the ground.

Vikings gonna lose with Favre on the ground.

Turf in his mouth, Helmet turned sideways.

Looking like a fool with Favre on the ground. WHO DAT!!!!

Sat Jan 23, 08:05:00 AM PST  
Blogger Z said...

FOOTBALL? grrrrrrrr

Sat Jan 23, 09:27:00 AM PST  
Blogger Bloviating Zeppelin said...

Tim: nice snow up my way. . .

Gary: I do too, also Gary Cuozzo, Mick Tingelhoff, Alan Page, Jim Marshall, Carl Eller, Gary Larsen, Coach Bud Grant. . .

I can only HOPE that Favre breaks the curse.

Maggie: Yikes, the Vikes!

NFO: well, okay, you gotta root for who ya gotta root.

TF, nah, say it ain't so.

Z: hey, I THOUGHT the Chargers were gonna win!

BZ

Sat Jan 23, 12:33:00 PM PST  
Blogger Clint said...

I will forgive you just this once for being a Vikings fan; I did not appreciate the reference how they "killed [my beloved] Cowboys this past weekend," howver I am still a Favre fan...
I predict Vikings-31 Colts-24 for the BIG GAME on Feb 7.

Clint
http://the-outer-marker-us

Sat Jan 23, 04:23:00 PM PST  
Blogger Ron Russell said...

I saw Brett play on more than one occasion, but not as a pro. I'm an old Southern Miss grad and watched him in his college days. Saw him beat Fla St one year when they were ranked no. 1. Great days. Not much on pro ball, but I do watch the super bowl sometimes. College ball is my game.

Sat Jan 23, 04:52:00 PM PST  
Blogger shoprat said...

My favorite NFL team. Whoever is playing against Dallas. Other than that . . . .

Sat Jan 23, 05:33:00 PM PST  
Blogger Rita said...

Just as long as the Colts win the Super Bowl, I don't care who they play. Go Peyton!

Sat Jan 23, 09:00:00 PM PST  
Blogger Tom said...

I would like to see the Vikings and the Colts in the Superbowl this year. Think it would be a good game.

Can only hope that the commercials would be good too.

Sun Jan 24, 06:41:00 AM PST  
Blogger Bloviating Zeppelin said...

As long as the VIKINGS come and rep the NFC, and then WIN the Super Bowl!!

BZ

Sun Jan 24, 10:55:00 AM PST  

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