Friday, July 18, 2008
Brett Farvre, The NFL, and a Lesson in Pride and Respect
First off let me say, I am a huge football fan, and huge fan of Brett Farvre. He is undoubtedly, one of the greatest quarterbacks, to ever play the game. For those of you, that may not know the story, Brett Farvre, retired from the Greenbay Packers, at the end of last season. He had talked about retiring for sometime. Most experts would probably agree, that it was time for him to retire. There was alot of sadness, and respect in Greenbay for the beloved Farvre. It has been reported, in the last couple of weeks, that now Farvre wants to return. But that is not the part that stinks. He either wants to be the starter in Greenbay, or he wants them to trade him to another team. Greenbay, has moved on to Aaron Rogers, as their starter. For Farvre to make these kinds of demands is not only disrespectful to his fans, his teamates, the coaches, the NFL, his family, but most importantly to himself. He is selfishly only thinking of himself, rather than thinking of the impact of his actions. To me that is disrespectful. Pride is a sin, and for a good reason. It clouds your judgement, and makes you act in ways you might not normally act.