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Report: Favre on plane, heading north, 'back in'

Posted on: August 17, 2010 2:54 pm
Edited on: August 17, 2010 3:00 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Brett Favre is reportedly on an airplane and headed to (presumably) Minnesota -- NFL Network's Scott Hanson reported on Twitter that Favre "is on a jet heading north."

We earlier mentioned the report that Jared Allen, Ryan Longwell and Steve Hutchinson (three of Favre's best friends on the Vikings) were in Minnesota visiting Favre and urging him to either a) return to the team or b) just make up his freaking mind about playing in 2011.

It would seem , at least based on Hanson's report, that the trio of ambassadors were successful in convincing Favre to return. (Or fly to Minnesota just to announce that he WON'T return, which given Favre's history, is totally within the realm of possibility.)

Either that or we have a very awkward and very public case of kidnapping on our hands.

It's worth noting too that Favre must really be getting old, because he's losing his touch on dragging out his press coverage -- a younger gunslinger would have let the story about the Vikings football-style intervention marinate in the press for a few hours before generating a new story.

Update (2:57): Bob Holtzman, who has likely been living in a tent at the Haittesburg airport for the past three months, reports that Favre "boarded a plane" about "40 minutes ago" ... that plane is indeed headed to Minneapolis.

Update (2:59): Jay Glazer tweets that Favre told the trio of visitors that he is "back in."

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Since: Jun 9, 2010
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:32 pm
 

Report: Favre on plane, heading north, 'back in'

I have said it before and I'm saying it again.  I'll get excited about Brett "coming back" when I see him under center.  I'll be convinced that he has retired after he has taken zero snaps all season.  I want Brett to come back and be a productive player.  I like the guy's moxie on the field.  And, when he does play against Suh, it should be quite entertaining.



Since: Aug 11, 2010
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:31 pm
 

Report: Favre on plane, heading north, 'back in'

Can you say superbowl champs Minnesota Vikings!!!!!!!!!!  WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Since: Dec 9, 2006
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:31 pm
 

Report: Favre on plane, heading north, 'back in'

The NFL and MIN is better with him then without. Now I hope when he plays my boys they chew him up and spit him out :o) but that's football.




Since: Aug 4, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:30 pm
 

Report: Favre on plane, heading north, 'back in'

I was wondering why I was offered Brett Favre in a FFL trade. /s  Will that  other network will host an hour "decision special"?



Since: Apr 12, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:28 pm
 

Report: Favre on plane, heading north, 'back in'

best part about this is we don't have to watch TJunk this year. YEAH!!!!!



Since: Aug 9, 2010
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:27 pm
 

Report: Favre on plane, heading north, 'back in'

Does anyone even care anymore other than Viking's fans? Until he comes out and says something publically or schedules a conference then who cares where Farve is especially if he got on a plane. What's next Farve takes a dump in Minnosota airport Live at 5...!




Since: Jun 28, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2010 3:26 pm
 

Report: Favre on plane, heading north, 'back in'

When did he "take it out"?


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