steelerfan513 wrote:I'm not sure if you were being serious treat, but the comment about the Packers couldn't be further from the truth. Aaron Rodgers is better than Favre in every major passing statistic except completion percentage. I know poking fun at division rivals is, well, fun. I do it all the time. But I think that type of stuff should be left out of the Barometer.
First off, the blurbs are the writers opinions and are at his/her discretion and there is nothing short of swearing, lude comments, etc... that should be limited. Writing an opinion like that is EXACTLY what SHOULD be in the barometer. Heck... the barometer needs MORE of it.
On to the comment... You know I'm a Packer fan, right?
What's their records? What was Favre's record with nearly the exact same team last year? You can go look them up, I'll wait here. Nah, here you go...
Favre in 2007 with almost exactly the same Packer team: 13-3
Favre with the Jets who were 4-12 last year: 9-5 (yes they improved other spots than QB, I know)
Rodgers with the Packers in 2008: 5-9
Sorry to disagree.. but the truth is... Fave wins games... Rodgers doesn't...
Argue every stat in the world that you want to... I'll just point to the win column
and that is what matters in the NFL. I'll also point to the Packers being in the playoffs last year as a division winner and the Packers sitting at home this year. I might also point at the Jets in the playoffs this year... but I'm not sure if I'll be pointing in that direction yet... I'll let you know in 2 weeks...