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Top Ten QB Controversies: Brees vs. Rivers

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Johnny Lightning, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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  2. Aggieman

    Aggieman I bleed blue and gold

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    Gotta love our scouts...
     
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  3. Boltdiehard

    Boltdiehard Well-Known Member

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    There's no controversy.

    Rivers owns Denver while Denver owned Brees. :bolt:
     
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  4. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    It worked out marvelously for both franchises.


    Brees revitalized his career when he had to prove himself over Rivers, Rivers stuck with it and when he got the chance to play was incredible. If there's a better way for a QB controversy to end, i'd like to know how.

    BUt I don't know if it really was a "controversy" - let's be honest, drafting a player that high up with that much money as Rivers did, he's going to be the starter sooner or later.
     
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  5. Boltdiehard

    Boltdiehard Well-Known Member

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    I'll always love Brees as he was a big part of breathing life back to our team.

    But he couldn't beat Denver.

    I met him at camp Carson while holding my newborn son. He was cool but one competitive mofo.

    I respect that.

    But he couldn't beat Denver. :17:
     
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  6. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    Possibly one of the hardest decisions for one franchise to make in NFL history.
     
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  7. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    The day we traded for Philip, I knew Drew's day's were numbered. Drew turned out to be one hell of a QB and I ate plenty crow over it. To this day I still don't believe he's championship material. Drew's fate is going to mirror another great QB from San Diego, Dan Fouts. All the stats in the world, just no ring.
     
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  8. Buck Melanoma

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    It boils down to this for me .....

    I seldom felt completely sure of a win if it was close with Brees.

    I never feel that we're out of a game with Rivers.
     
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    Makes me pine for the Flutie-Brees wars @ UT with Guffy :icon_rofl: :icon_tease:
     
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  10. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    HAHAHHAHAHA, I was just a cherry then.
     
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  11. RM24

    RM24 BoltTalker

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    Agreed. Brees gave this team some respectability and I admired his competitive fire, but Rivers brought us further and hopefully will bring us to Lombardi land! :yes:
     
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  12. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    Denver was a much better team a few years back. Better than the Bolts during '01-'05, except for the '04 season.

    I doubt Brees would lose to Denver if he was with the Bolts now.
     
  13. Johnny Lightning

    Johnny Lightning Go Bolts

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    I don't think Brees has ever beaten the Broncos :icon_huh:

    Broncos Beat the Saints 34-32 last year I think... I wonder what Brees record is against the Broncos...
     
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  14. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Ohfer.:icon_rofl::icon_rofl::icon_rofl:
     

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