Brett Favre as Fredo Corleone
Brett Favre‘s latest dance with the devil (i.e. the Minnesota Vikings) is not sitting well with those of us who are Green Bay Packers fans.
To wit: read the recent comments of a Madison, Wisconsin, Packers fan to ESPN’s NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert:
“As a lifelong Packer fan I would never forgive Favre if he plays for the Vikings. To steal a quote from Michael Corleone, ‘Favre, you’re nothing to me now. You’re not a brother, you’re not a friend. I don’t want to know you or what you do.’
Now that’s a little over-dramatic, perhaps, but we Cheeseheads are feeling the bitter sting of betrayal, so please forgive the histrionics.
However, I have a feeling that Favre’s arm is dead, and even if his deal with the Vikings comes to fruition, there’s little to fear about a soon to be 40-year-old quarterback who sprays the ball all over the field in pressure situations.
Adios, Freezing Old Man. Get on your tractor and ride far, far away.