What does this mean? You believe that is where they are headed? You won't follow them (but others will) if they do? That somehow having an opinion contrary to consensus on a message board will make any difference?
I do not think that is where they are headed. I will follow them even beyond the current golden age. I respect Brees speaking as straight forward as he sees it. Some folks prefer to shut the frick up, put their tail between their legs, and hope poppa snake Goodell doesn't kick them again.
I'll respond to this because in a sea of reactionary myopia, you are perhaps the most reasonable and unquestionably the most informed voice on this board.
I have been a Diehard Saints fan since John Gilliam returned the opening day kickoff to paydirt in our inaugural game in our inaugural season. I Valued my #46 Danny Abramowitz jersey above all possessions as a kid. I lived through the torment and torture of the 70's and 80's, survived Big Ben and a host of other tragedies at the hands of the hated falcons, Watched the inadvertant whistle snatch Elo Grooms fumble recovery and Victory against the Vikings. From the ineptitude of Tom Fears, J.D Roberts and John North, to the sad sight of Bum Phillips and Mike Ditka selling our future down the river for some beat up old nags or a pothead RB. Through Mora and the Dome Patrol, I've dreamed about glory through Haslett and Aaron Brooks, and cried after we reached the pinnacle with Payton and Brees
I've been a fan through it all and will remain a fan come hell or God Forbid, High water again. I've been bleeding black and gold longer than most of Saints Talkers have been alive
I love Drew Brees and what he has done for this city. I love that he has taken up for his team, is a Players Association leader, and has the respect of the entire Players Union.
At what point however, does enough become enough? This is a serious question, and while I'm happy to be a therapeutic punching bag if that's what frustrated saints fans on this board need to brighten their day, hope springs eternal with the thought that someone will address my question, which is:
What tangible benefit to the New Orleans Saints, today, in 2013 and beyond, comes from Drew Brees continually attacking Roger Goodell at every opportunity? How long does this albatross hang around the collective neck of this organization before someone cuts the rope, tosses it away, and looks to the future.
Signed, Your humble irritant