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Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

Posted on: May 11, 2011 6:42 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Brett Favre toured a Wrangler facility that was destroyed by a tornado in Hackleburg, Alabama (he's a spokesman, obviously, and from the area). And you'll never guess what someone asked him about.

No, it actually wasn't what more people can do to assist in helping to rebuild the southern areas that have been devastated by the tornados. It was whether or not he's coming back to football in 2011.

The best part, of course, was that Marion County Commission President Don Barnwell was the one who asked Favre about his potential return.

And Favre, per the Associated Press, told Barnwell he was "done with football."

He also said that he wasn't sure if there "would be any football" in 2011, so maybe he's just slow-playing things.

Or perhaps he's just angling for a chance at mentoring Cam Newton.

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Comments

Since: Oct 5, 2010
Posted on: May 12, 2011 11:41 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

i thought he was officially retired...what is the ambiguity with his statements. Perhaps, he is not 100% done.



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: May 12, 2011 11:14 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

"But...












whenever I can...















I will make it still all about me..."














Since: Oct 8, 2010
Posted on: May 12, 2011 11:14 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

Every year, during pre Season Rodgers was a magnet on Favre. Many don't remember or never knew, but in 2006 when TT told Favre he was going to be on relocation program that is what started the whole retirement thing. He was being forced to make a decision, and did what any human being would do.......go back then and put yourself in his shoes. Favre was a home town legend and was treated like Cow Dung from an Ego Idiot. Who is to say that Brett would not have got another ring with GB in 08 and 09? He should got another MVP for what he did in 09! look at what Defense Rodgers has! Brett would have easily got two or more Rings with that kind of supporting cast. It was 2010 that everyone remembers most and what happened that year finally happened that many wished upon him and they feel better about themselves that they finally got it right! You don't have to like Favre. He will be 42 this year and easily can kick your A$$!



Since: Sep 5, 2008
Posted on: May 12, 2011 11:07 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

He left the Packers, sorry but you can't announce your retirement and then when things are set in place all the sudden decide you want to play again and Rogers is just supposed to sit down.  He was a bust with the Jets, had a great stat year with the Vikings then a back to normal year with all the INT's, the streak broke, and probabaly should have been broken a few years ago if his ego wasn't so big, and now he's thru with football.  Good do another tear drenched retirement speech and go home.  All the drama for the past four or so years has worn thru everyone, even your biggest fans, of which I WAS one, is sick to death of hearing about your future.  GO HOME ALREADY!




Since: Nov 10, 2006
Posted on: May 12, 2011 10:33 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

"He refused to do so with Aaron Rodgers. In hindsight, thank God, because look how Rodgers is doing without Favre telling how to play QB. Favre refuses to fade away gracefully."

If you honestly believe Favre didn't mentor Aaron Rodgers at all, you're incredibly ignorant.  It was the BEST thing for Aaron to sit and learn from Brett.  There's no way they could drill and spend time together and Rodgers doesn't pick up stuff from Brett.  An easy example, watch Rodgers scramble; rather Favre-esque. Rodgers also learned from an aging Brett about taking care of the ball (something Brett had trouble with as he got older)  I've been a die-hard Packers fan all my life, and I DO agree with your statement about Favre refusing to fade away gracefully (still happy the Packers gave up on him), I think the statement that Favre refused to mentor Rodgers is ludicrous.



Since: Mar 15, 2010
Posted on: May 12, 2011 10:30 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

I just hope he quits sexting some people!



Since: Sep 18, 2007
Posted on: May 12, 2011 9:29 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

Seriously?  As a loyal Packer fan I miss all he did for the franchise.  Can't dismiss how bad the Packers were for the 20 odd years before he came here.  And no, it wasn't all him, but he sure as hell had a huge part in the equation.



Since: Jan 19, 2007
Posted on: May 12, 2011 9:06 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'



If he mentored Cam Newton it would be the first time he mentored a young QB. He refused to do so with Aaron Rodgers. In hindsight, thank God, because look how Rodgers is doing without Favre telling how to play QB. Favre refuses to fade away gracefully.



Since: Aug 9, 2009
Posted on: May 12, 2011 8:58 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

We really need to stop putting ideas in Farves head and just accept the fact that he is done. Im sure in his mind he feels like he can still perform at a high level. But his 42 year old body doesn't. He barely survived last year with a less than steller O line and the absence of Rice. He has nothing else to prove and has firmly stamped his mark on the history of the NFL. And despite what some true packer fans and Farve haters might feel most of us will miss his seeing this guy on the field. His passion for the game, and incredible toughness make him hard not to like. Let him retire in peace and sit in his wranglers and send some texts... 




Since: Jul 5, 2007
Posted on: May 12, 2011 8:42 am
 

Brett Favre says he's still 'done with football'

Good riddence Favre.  You will NOT be missed.

Signed,

A loyal Packer fan.


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