Manning, Rivers, Favre, And Brady Meet God…

(Patriots fans, you'll love this one)

God asks Eli Manning first: "What do you believe?" Eli thinks long and hard, looks God in the eye, and says, "I believe in hard work, and in staying true to family and friends. I believe in giving. I was lucky, but I always tried to do right by my fans."

God can't help but see the essential goodness of Manning, and offers him a seat next to him.

God turns to Phillip Rivers and says, “What do you believe?” Phillip replies, “I believe there’s no such thing as luck, that everything is guided by your hand. I’ve been judged on the field, and what I’ve achieved is not good fortune but rather my guided path.”

God is impressed with the depth of Rivers’ response, and offers him a seat next to him.

Then God turns to Brett Favre and says, "What do you believe?" Brett says, "I believe in passion, discipline, courage and honor are the fundamentals of life. I, too have been lucky, but win or lose I've always tried to be a true sportsman both on and off the playing fields."

God is greatly moved by Favre’s sincere eloquence, and he offers him a seat next to him.

Finally, God turns to Tom Brady: "And you, Tom, what do you believe?" Tom replies, "I believe you're in my seat."

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January 14, 2008

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