Daybreak Doppler: Favre & Fielder, It’s Not Apples to Apples
This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is women from the archives.
Aaron on how Packers’ Head Coach Mike McCarthy is starting to get his due .
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Ryan at Bernie’s Crew goes through the Brewers Top 5 Off Season Priorities .
The Brewers Bar ask the obvious question, what do the Brewers need to do this offseason ?
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Five Tech Brands That Probably Aren’t Going To Make It To 2013, so basically pull your stock now.
How is it possible there isn’t a single Wisconsin city in this list of the 15 best microbrewing cities in America ?
I don’t recall any of this info in my High School Western Civ course, Proud Sluts In History .
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Close, But Not The Same - According to this piece over at JSOnline , the Chicago Cubs have the best odds of getting Prince Fielder once MLB Free Agency starts. So, a Wisconsin-based team icon going to play for another team in the same division, sound familiar? I’m sure someone or somewhere the Favre & Fielder analogy has been made, but is it an accurate one? Let’s see:
- Two players who played who helped lift their teams to prominence.
- Two players who came into their own while playing for those teams, becoming league super stars in the process.
- Two players who mean a tremendous amount to their respective teams.
So maybe it is a fair comparison, but I think only on the face of it. The big difference between the two situation is that with Fielder, whether we wanted to admit it or not, we all knew he’d be leaving at some point. With Favre, we always thought he’d be a Packer. The emotional buy-in was much greater with Favre & I feel pretty sure we won’t see a Melvin/Brewers’ fans vs Fielder fans schism the likes of which we saw between Favre fans & Packers/Thompson fans in 2008. Will it suck to see Fielder go, only to see him several times a year in a Cubs uniform? You bet. Will it be the gut wrenching experience we experienced see a purple clad #4? Hardly.
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