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Brett Favre files retirement papers

Posted on: January 17, 2011 11:39 am
Edited on: January 17, 2011 12:54 pm
 
Posted by Andy BenoitB. Favre

Come on, you didn’t really think you’d read the last of these stories, did you? Brett Favre is retiring. And this time, he’s putting it in print.

According to Alex Marvez of FOX Sports, Favre has officially fired his retirement papers. Apparently, Favre got the paperwork done shortly after the conclusion of his disappointing 20th NFL season.

Does this mean there’s zero chance of Favre flip-flopping again? Hahahaha – of course not. Favre filed his papers in February 2009 but was granted reinstatement so that he could join the Vikings. After his tearful 2008 farewell press conference in Green Bay, however, Favre did not file the papers.

The difference between this retirement and the previous two is that Favre is 41 and coming off an injury-and scandal-plagued campaign. But who knows, maybe he’ll change his outlook and view that as “unfinished business” come August.

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Since: Jun 6, 2009
Posted on: January 17, 2011 3:33 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

Favre is done for real this time.  Even though there are a number of NFL teams with serious problems at QB, it is doubtful that he could find a team with any real interest.  Brett would only come back to play for a true contender as their starting QB and there isn't a contender out there that would hand him the keys to their season.  Instead he'll pick up the keys to his tractor in Mississippi and ride out the rest of his days there. 



Since: Jan 13, 2010
Posted on: January 17, 2011 3:31 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

The guy reinvented Packer football

Actually Solid Gold, Reggie White reinvented Packer football. 



Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: January 17, 2011 3:16 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

He's 41. HE spent 20 years in the NFL. Father time ended his career dumbass.



Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: January 17, 2011 2:54 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

hrdwkngguy, I'm sure the hype in Green Bay is just as crazy as it is in Chicago. I'm 36 years old and have seen the Bears in 2 Super Bowls--this game on Sunday is going to be probably one of the biggest football games I've ever seen in my life.. Good luck to you guys and may both teams stay injury free.



Since: Dec 12, 2010
Posted on: January 17, 2011 2:49 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

Well "solid gold" I don't care what kind of career that A$ole had. He is a scumbag ...with his childish texts....and his "i dont know if " all the while keeping the coaches fans, and teammates in the dark! For crying out loud! He's married and has kids! Lucky he didn't play for the Packers when he was doing that stuff! I'm 50 years old and all the Packer fans I know would rather have players with some class! It's not just Favre that got us to where we been. There is a huge supporting cast including great coaching and most of all great FANS! GO PACK!  GO RODGERS!



Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: January 17, 2011 2:49 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

Thank God. Bye bye Little Miss Drama Queen. The BiQueens players who went down to Bumblescum, Mississippi to beg this idiot to come back should be embarrased. Thanks to Brett Fav-Ruh, your spineless coach was fired and you don't have a QB now.  Ahh..life in Minnecollapolis is not looking too good. 

My avatar is classic. Corey Wootton ended Brett Fart's career. PRICELESS!!!



Since: Sep 22, 2010
Posted on: January 17, 2011 2:44 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

As a Vikings fan, I truly hope this is it.  He gave us a magical 2009 season, and that will never be forgotten by Vikings fans.  One of the greatest of all time, but it's time to hang up your hat - the team needs to move forward. 

Despite all the ugliness of the past 6 months, one memory that I will take away from this season was flying half-way across the continent to Minneapolis for the Arizona game and watching him engineer a monster comeback and eventual OT win!  In that moment, it felt like the magic had been re-found, and that he was as good as ever.  I hope he remembers that game as all of the negative energy continues to swirl... 




Since: Oct 18, 2006
Posted on: January 17, 2011 2:31 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

Brett Favre's agent has just Tweeted that Favre's retirement papers have been recalled after Mike Holmgren flew down to Mississippi to ask his old qb to take the position in Cleveland......................deve

loping.............................

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Since: Sep 27, 2010
Posted on: January 17, 2011 2:09 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

It is all over for Brett on the playing field his best days are gone,he may be a first ballot inductee into the hall who knows,but he will not line up under center for any other n.f.l. team again.He probably should not have come back this year,but as they say hind sight is 20/20.Fare well Brett,and please stay retired this time....



Since: Mar 5, 2008
Posted on: January 17, 2011 2:05 pm
 

Brett Favre files retirement papers

Do we really have to go through another off season of "will he, wont he", "Favre spotted throwing the football around in his Wranglers at the local high school" BS from this attention hogging jackwagon?  Just friggin go away already! Seriously the next time I want to see his grill is at the podium in Canton!


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