Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
fishersofmen

Jeff George a Viking??

19 posts in this topic

An article just came out today with Jeff George saying he wants to play for the Vikings. Here are a couple quotes....

“I’ve been trying to figure out how to get back in, and it just amazes me that I’m not on somebody’s roster,” George said. “I’ve been throwing two or three times a week, and every time I go out there to throw, I can’t believe I’m not a backup somewhere. I know it’s a young man’s game, but you can’t tell me I’m not better than some of the quarterbacks that are out there. I look at teams like Minnesota or Chicago, and I want to scream at the people in charge, ‘What are you thinking?’ ”

Yet the competitor in George can’t let it go, especially when he sees teams like the Vikings, for whom he put up huge numbers while going 8-2 as a starter in 1999, and the Cowboys, who struggled last season when Tony Romo missed several weeks with an injury and 40-year-old backup Brad Johnson was ineffective.

“If I was in Minnesota,” George said, “I guarantee I’d be wearing a ring right now. I just can’t get over why somebody like [coach] Brad Childress wouldn’t take a look at me and have me as the third guy on their roster. Put me in and I’ll pick up right where I left off in ’99, but this time with Adrian Peterson, so I wouldn’t have to throw it nearly as much.”

Yet when Childress, during the 2007 season, was asked if he had any interest in George, the coach was dismissive, saying, “Probably maybe [he could] go to a fantasy camp or something like that. ‘Downside’ would probably be, I think, kind.”

Does everyone see this as a joke, or would it be worth at least comparing him with the other two guys in training camp????

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

41 years old. He was not much of a mobile quarterback and sure wont be now. With the center position up in the air I think we are going to need a mobile quarterback.

With the new rule no lunging at the quarteback who knows.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

we should have picked up Jeff few years ago.

Ive always been a Jeff George fan

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

He had a boatload of talent. Kind of a whiner though. If he could have kept his mouth shut he would have been a lot better off. The guy could really wing it though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not mobile, but accurate. He's like Gus, but can chuck the rock further. At least he used to be able to. We could bring CC out of retirement as well.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When he says he is "out throwing two or three times a week" anyone else picture Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite throwing a football while videoing himself??

"I can throw a football over that mountain"

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Spot on Zamboni,

Definitely uncle Rico grin

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Lol, uncle Rico was awesome. Imagine being stuck in one year your entire life........he just couldn't let it go.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Uncle Rico also said he could throw a pig skin a quater mile. lol

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

uncle rico(Jeff George) is probably better than tjack is right now.

Sounds like a lot of confidence left in him.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

But has he been selling Wonder Bras and Tupperware like Uncle Rico?

DD

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There's more spare quarterbacks in the league than George although he's no George Blanda. I'd think he doesn't have as much zip on the ball as he did eight years when he was blackballed.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Double D, Rico was selling "bust must" to the ladies. Lets sign uncle Rico to a contract

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

every year Jeff is saying that he should be on someone's team, and almost every year he throws out the Vikings name, at least that is how I see him. I think if he was still that good/valuable, he'd have been in the league the last few years. Wasn't it about 3 years ago he was Chicago's 3rd string QB?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

But has he been selling Wonder Bras and Tupperware like Uncle Rico?

DD

I don't think he's been selling that, I thought it was the wizinator.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I watched Mike & Mike in the morning and they had a thing that Jeff George said that he would have a superbowl ring if the vikings would have picked him up.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

THE VIKINGS NEED TO STOP SIGNING OLD WASHED UP TALENT!

SERIOUSLY, they do it more than anyone in the league and look where it has gotten them!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I know. What were they thinking when they signed Randall Cunningham?????

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • Just use plain old spray paint in a can. I've done it many many times and seems to stick really nice. Nothing special either I can't even tell you the brand because I have no clue. But as mentioned doing 2-3 light coats helps.
    • no expert here, but heat doesn't rise. heat radiates in the direction of least resistance (R value). warm air or water rises because it is less dense than colder air or water.  If you don't insulate you will be heating the ground under your cabin and the earth is a very large heat sink $$$. get some info from an expert in the radiant field as far as tube diameter, spacing, water temp, manifolds, length of runs, and so on. it varies on amount of windows (solar) ceiling height and room type (bed, bath, living area,  storage etc.). once you pour over the tubing you get to live with it. I did my own Home 15 years ago and got some good advise (wish I would have taken it all)
    • Sonar works from above, cameras need to be submerged. What am I missing here?
    • I've also had good luck spray painting PVC.  Biggest thing I found is to do lots of light coats, the PVC makes the paint want to run in a hurry.
    • I believe you can do this with the Lowrance HDS 9 and above.
    • I'll go with another loss in overtime.
    • Calling a win tonight, it's going to happen!
    •   You'll probably run into plenty of "experts" among the experts, too...   Floor heat is nice, but definitely not the best option if you're looking for the best efficiency, since it is a slow recovery system.  If you were looking for efficiency and lowest cost, I would suggest looking into a mini-split heat pump to complement the gas furnace if you have off-peak available.   (Disclaimer: Not an expert either, but I have stayed at a Holiday Inn Express a few times.)      
    •   Same here. I have 3 of them. Use them in the SUV, Boat, Snowmobile, and Dual Sport bike. They seem to work better on my sled in the winter with no issues at all over my old ifinder which would eat batteries in the cold. They are discontinued but you can still find them out there on the List or bay once in a while. I like them as they are a crossover and can be used on the road or with a lake map which is the main thing I use them for. Wish they would bring something like it back.
    • Ridiculous... but it would work.  Sorry to offend, guess I don't get quite so fired up about concrete.
  • Our Sponsors