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Friday Fun From The Onion

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Thanks to The Daily Norsemen for finding this gem.  The Onion did a gut-busting story on how ESPN really screwed up by not making the Favre-Packers connection on Monday night.  Below is an excerpt, but the whole story can be seen here:

“We kind of blew a golden opportunity,” Doria said. “Endless explanations as to what Brett Favre meant to the city of Green Bay, restating over and over how he left the Packers on poor terms, and airing at least 50 segments featuring wild and irresponsible speculation about his motives for returning to the NFL. It would have been perfect.”

“I only wish these two teams played again this year so we could have a chance to fix our mistake,” Doria added.

Monday Night Football producer Jay Rothman also registered his disappointment, saying that the network could have asked, “Is Brett Favre seeking revenge on the Packers?” so many times that the words would have lost all meaning.


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