Well, last night's game between the Packers and the Vikings wasn't pretty, but a win is a win, right? The Vikings are out of playoff contention, the Pack is still in. For the moment.
Besides basking in the beauty and wonder that is Brett Favre today, I'd also like to take a moment to point out an example of the difference between Packer Fans and Viking Fans. A few weeks ago, Brad Johnson, aged QB for the Vikings, was throwing really shitty-like. Yeah, that's a technical term. The Vikings fans booed him. Whipped out their booing stance and yelled at the guy! In contrast, last night Favre, beloved QB for the Packers, was also throwing really shitty-like. Did the Lambeau fans boo? They did not. They began a rousing, enthusiastic battle cry of "Go! Pack! Go!" in order to inspire, rather than belittle, the leader of the team. The result? The Packers won the game. Favre had little to do with their win, true, but when one member of a team is booed, the whole team hears it. The environment turns negative. Last night the Pack kept the atmostphere positive even in the face of a loss.
Quite simply, Packer fans rule. Merry Christmas.