Maybe the Packers should strongly consider going back to blaming themselves for their problems, rather than attempting to blame the Vikings. Judd Zulgad tells us:
As we await the NFL’s decision on the tampering charges filed by the Packers against the Vikings for “inappropriate dialogue” with Brett Favre, Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel had an interesting bit of information in a piece he wrote about the quarterback today.
McGinn writes that a source said Favre had continued to use a Packers-issued cell phone and that when the team checked the phone records it found “repeated calls to coach Brad Childress and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell.”
You see that? Calls TO Brad Childress and Darrell Bevell.
Not FROM Brad Childress and Darrell Bevell. TO Brad Childress and Darrell Bevell.
Well, now the Vikings have the perfect grounds for a counter suit. Clearly Brett Favre, while using a cell phone that was issued to him by the Green Bay Packers, was tampering with a coach that was under contract to the Minnesota Vikings.
Don't laugh. I have every bit as much proof of that being the case as the Packers have of Childress and/or Bevell attempting to lure Favre out of retirement to come play for the Vikings.
If Favre initiated contact with the Vikings, I'm guessing that we'll see this whole thing go away real quiet-like. Then we can go back to remembering that Ted Thompson, the bug-eyed weasel, has nobody to blame for his ineptitude but himself.