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Brett Favre is the most overrated player in the history of sports

Did somebody say Oscar Robertson? That person should be exiled
It's gotta be Joe Namath.
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Originally posted by highwayone:
Hey, why you be pickin' on Dr. J?

What was wrong with Dr.J? The guy could take off from the free throw line and dunk, he was awesome.
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Originally posted by meccaniner:
NFL
1. Brett Favre

NBA
1. Julius Erving

MLB
1.Cal Ripken jr/Derek Jeter

1. NFL- Emmitt Smith Dude had mad heart but that Oline was just sick.

2. NBA- any 3 of Patrick Ewing, Dr. J and Clyde Drexler. Could even throw Dominique up in the mix.

3. MLB- Ripken and Jeter seem like very good choices. With Ripken getting the nod.
Favre's in the top 5 at least.
Brett's last 5 trips to the playoffs:

2010 - Throws pick w/ 15 sec. left vs Saints

2008 - Throws bad pick in OT vs. Giants at home to lose shot at SB

2005 - 4 picks in loss at home to Vikings

2004 - Chuck-n-duck floater INT to lose to Eagles

2003 - 20/42 w/ 2 INTs vs Falcons for 1st playoff loss in GB history

2002 - 6 INTs to single-handedly lose to Ra
Originally posted by SanDiego49er:
Originally posted by NineFourNiner:
Originally posted by valrod33:
NFL-John Elway

NBA-John Elway

MLB-I agree with Ripken and Jeter

You guys must be kidding? Cal Ripken Jr. is the Iron Man of baseball. Of sports. He was unbelievable. Derek Jeter, really? Arguably the best SS in baseball. I don't give a s**t about the "oh he was on a product of a good team" -- he was and still is the heart and soul of the most glamorized team in professional sports. He has 5 rings.
[ Edited by chico49erfan on Jan 26, 2010 at 10:19 PM ]
Originally posted by AXEGRINDER:
Favre's in the top 5 at least.

In no order.

Montana
Marino
Manning
Brady

I think those four should go down without debate. That last spot however.... I think others get in before Farve
Originally posted by meccaniner:
Did somebody say Oscar Robertson? That person should be exiled
The only player listed by anyone so far that was truly overrated was Joe Namath. If you really look at his career it was nothing special outside of his great SB win.

Guys listed as overrated where I just shake my head:
John Elway.. HUH? the guy lead weak Denver teams to SB's and won 2 at the end
Derrick Jeter - PLEASE There isnt a team that wouldnt have killed to have had him
Oscar Robertson - LOLOLOL
how is he overrated? It seems alot of people dislike him either because hes been a Niner killer his entire career, or his whole retiring unretiring saga of the past three years. but based on his accomplishments...how is he overrated?
Originally posted by MILFS:
joe namath
agreed next to Matt Cassel