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MrPerson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-11-09 02:10 PM
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16. And passer rating was made obsolete by the WCO.
Dink passing doesn't make you great.
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  -Brett Favre is teh Greatest QB of ALL TIME. Discuss. MrPerson  Feb-11-09 01:38 PM   #0 
  - Great, but not the greatest. nt  madinmaryland   Feb-11-09 01:42 PM   #1 
  - Better than the Great Gary Hogeboom.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 01:43 PM   #2 
     - no s***, sherlock!  madinmaryland   Feb-11-09 01:46 PM   #3 
        - Well than who do you say is greater?  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 01:47 PM   #4 
           - Joe Montana for one  Upton   Feb-11-09 01:49 PM   #5 
           - System QB. Nothing more.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 01:51 PM   #6 
              - The numbers speak for themselves  Upton   Feb-11-09 01:59 PM   #8 
              - West Coast Offense. Great Coach.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:02 PM   #11 
                 - So, was Holmgren an idiot, then?  PVnRT   Feb-11-09 03:14 PM   #39 
                    - Holmgren was no Walsh.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:16 PM   #42 
              - system qb with 3 100+ rating seasons  CreekDog   Feb-11-09 04:21 PM   #57 
              - Dink Passing = Not Real Passing  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 05:07 PM   #60 
                 - Career average per completion: Montana = 11.9, Favre = 11.4  nomorenomore08   Feb-11-09 11:15 PM   #73 
                 - The dink pass pretty much came to prominence in the West Coast offense Montana led.  Forkboy   Feb-12-09 11:55 AM   #77 
              - No Such Thing  ProfessorGAC   Feb-11-09 06:32 PM   #66 
                 - The first 25 plays are scripted. Its a system.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 06:44 PM   #68 
                    - Duh!  ProfessorGAC   Feb-11-09 06:47 PM   #69 
                       - For a perfesser you sure are brief.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 06:50 PM   #70 
                          - You're Obviously Not Interested In Discussion  ProfessorGAC   Feb-11-09 06:58 PM   #71 
                             - It has been said about him now for decades.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 06:59 PM   #72 
           - Well, I would say there are a few:  madinmaryland   Feb-11-09 01:57 PM   #7 
           - My answer to that  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:01 PM   #9 
              - Go ahead. Unitas me.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:01 PM   #10 
              - During their run in the mid-90's, they had a great defense, which made  madinmaryland   Feb-11-09 02:04 PM   #12 
              - Didn't even bring up teh pics.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:05 PM   #14 
              - When Favre had the chance he often didn't perform  Upton   Feb-11-09 02:08 PM   #15 
                 - He made his teammates better. Only Unitas did that before.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:13 PM   #18 
                    - only Unitas made his teammates better?  fishwax   Feb-11-09 05:46 PM   #64 
           - Starr, Bradshaw, Graham, Montana, Baugh, Unitas  PVnRT   Feb-11-09 03:10 PM   #33 
  - Montana is behind Elway, Marino and Unitas.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:05 PM   #13 
  - Marino has no Super Bowl wins  Upton   Feb-11-09 02:11 PM   #17 
  - He had that quick release. That was pure gold.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:13 PM   #19 
     - Near Greats....  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:14 PM   #20 
     - So?  Upton   Feb-11-09 02:15 PM   #21 
        - He never had the supporting cast. Just the talent.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:17 PM   #22 
           - Montana did not have a particularly good arm either.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:18 PM   #23 
  - Dan Marino = Dan Fouts  PVnRT   Feb-11-09 03:10 PM   #34 
  - ESPN's "Sportsreporters" ALL agreed Jurgensen would eat Montana for lunch.  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:14 PM   #38 
     - No way. Jurgensen drank his lunch.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:15 PM   #41 
        - Okay, so he did. Your point?  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:20 PM   #46 
           - Teams would jump offside when he belched.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:21 PM   #50 
  - And passer rating was made obsolete by the WCO.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 02:10 PM   #16 
  - I actually think Marino is the best ever.  Forkboy   Feb-11-09 02:41 PM   #24 
  - I'm A Favre Lover, But I Agree With You  Dinger   Feb-11-09 02:53 PM   #25 
  - He's not better than this guy  cboy4   Feb-12-09 04:56 AM   #75 
  - Comparing volume stats from different eras is difficult  PVnRT   Feb-11-09 03:16 PM   #43 
     - They're just not at all relevant. The rules are so different now, to gin up offense and TV ratings.  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:21 PM   #48 
     - And then there's the dink passing.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:23 PM   #55 
        - Third and ten. Throw to a guy behind the sticks.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:24 PM   #56 
     - It is, but we do it all the time in every sport.  Forkboy   Feb-12-09 12:02 PM   #78 
  - Give me Sammy Baugh  BOSSHOG   Feb-11-09 02:59 PM   #26 
  - He completely changed the game, didn't he? nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:04 PM   #28 
     - Best punter ever.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:06 PM   #30 
     - Smart ass! Go wash your mouth out with soap, right NOW! And your hands. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:08 PM   #31 
     - Imagine  BOSSHOG   Feb-11-09 03:10 PM   #35 
        - And today's no-bump rules? Hell, Roman Gabriel would drool at the new rules and receivers!  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:12 PM   #37 
           - Gabriel looked good in Eagle Green  BOSSHOG   Feb-11-09 03:14 PM   #40 
  - Not even close. I'll go with Lombardi's choice...  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:04 PM   #27 
  - He could barely get the ball past his waistline.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:05 PM   #29 
     - You don't throw with your waistline. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:08 PM   #32 
  - He's not even the best Packer quarterback  PVnRT   Feb-11-09 03:12 PM   #36 
  - No. 2 was Sid Luckman.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:17 PM   #44 
  - HEY, Sid was the last good quarterback Chicago has had. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:19 PM   #45 
     - Jim McMahon?  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:20 PM   #47 
        - Two good years. Luckman, several. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:21 PM   #49 
           - Luckman owned the 40's  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:21 PM   #51 
           - Who was quarterback of Chicago's 73-0 pasting of the 'Skins? nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-11-09 03:22 PM   #52 
              - Luckman  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:22 PM   #54 
           - Luckman turned down 25K to jump leagues  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 03:22 PM   #53 
  - Nope. Discussion Over  ProfessorGAC   Feb-11-09 04:40 PM   #58 
  - Montana and Bradshaw don't belong on that list.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 05:11 PM   #62 
     - Wrong and Wrong  ProfessorGAC   Feb-11-09 06:31 PM   #65 
     - link, pleeze?  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 06:43 PM   #67 
        - You first  PVnRT   Feb-12-09 02:16 PM   #79 
     - Agree. Great for their eras. But didn't call their own plays. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-13-09 04:45 PM   #102 
  - You have quickly learned how to stir the pot here...  hughee99   Feb-11-09 04:58 PM   #59 
  - I listen to ESPN radio 24/7  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 05:09 PM   #61 
     - That explains a lot  PVnRT   Feb-12-09 02:17 PM   #80 
        - I refuse to listen to Fox Sports.  MrPerson   Feb-12-09 06:04 PM   #85 
        - I was referring more to your complete ignorance of football  PVnRT   Feb-12-09 08:30 PM   #92 
           - I know more than you do.  MrPerson   Feb-13-09 01:17 AM   #93 
           - Yes, you're very good at parroting numbers  PVnRT   Feb-13-09 02:27 PM   #101 
           - This goes for you too. Lose the insults.  MrPerson   Feb-13-09 01:26 AM   #95 
              - Oh Christ Almighty  cboy4   Feb-13-09 05:11 AM   #97 
        - Yup it sure does.  cboy4   Feb-13-09 05:13 AM   #98 
           - Nice Ad Hominem attack. Attack the argument, please.  MrPerson   Feb-13-09 06:28 AM   #99 
              - No, I prefer to attack the fact that people who listen to  cboy4   Feb-13-09 06:40 AM   #100 
  - BTW - I'm a Steeler Fan.  MrPerson   Feb-11-09 05:14 PM   #63 
  - Christ. No way.  MrSlayer   Feb-12-09 12:36 AM   #74 
  - way.  MrPerson   Feb-12-09 06:03 PM   #84 
  - It's a ridiculous premise.  MrSlayer   Feb-12-09 07:07 PM   #91 
     - Most TDpasses, Most wins, Most Yards.  MrPerson   Feb-13-09 01:20 AM   #94 
        - Yeah because he played 1,000 years.  MrSlayer   Feb-13-09 03:22 AM   #96 
  - I didn't know Christ was a quarterback.  Jack Rabbit   Feb-13-09 10:05 PM   #103 
  - I can't believe this is even an argument  cboy4   Feb-12-09 04:58 AM   #76 
  - This is getting hit on the head lessons.  MrPerson   Feb-12-09 06:04 PM   #86 
  - Montana was the greatest quarterback  Jack Rabbit   Feb-12-09 05:34 PM   #81 
  - Oasis is better  sniffa   Feb-12-09 05:58 PM   #82 
     - Oasis never played QB, you silly person  MrPerson   Feb-12-09 06:03 PM   #83 
     - Was Favre the one who  madinmaryland   Feb-12-09 06:10 PM   #87 
        - He peed on my rug. It tied the room together. The rug not teh pee.  MrPerson   Feb-12-09 06:48 PM   #88 
           - You're bald? That's just digusting!  madinmaryland   Feb-12-09 06:51 PM   #89 
              - Lebowski reference, dood.  MrPerson   Feb-12-09 06:52 PM   #90 
 

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