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Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Posted on: June 14, 2011 4:18 pm
Edited on: June 14, 2011 4:27 pm
 


Posted by Ryan Wilson

We wouldn't blame you if you were skeptical, but Brett Favre says he's definitely done with football.

Speaking at his inaugural 7-on-7 football camp on the campus of Southern Mississippi, the former three-time NFL MVP told the Sun Herald that “I can still throw the ball as well as I ever have. No question about that,” before adding “I don’t want to put my body through that anymore. I’ve been beat up enough.”

And that's the truth. Always known for his toughness in the pocket, a 40-year-old Favre took an absolute beating last season. On December 5, he was knocked out of the Week 13 game against the Bills. Two weeks later, facing the Bears, Favre took the last vicious hit of his career when Corey Wootton drove him into the frozen turf face first.



After 20 years in the NFL, Favre, now 41, isn't quite sure what to do with himself. Other than the "Brett Favre 7 on 7 at The Rock" camp, which is just a one-day affair, the man who holds just about every NFL passing record imaginable has a lot of time on his hands. He says he likes working with young players "but in what capacity, I'm not really sure yet. … [I don't have any] plans right now and we'll see where that takes me."

Obviously, that means Favre's mounting an NFL comeback. That's a joke. We think.

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Comments

Since: May 29, 2008
Posted on: June 15, 2011 10:37 am
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Vikingbob,
   Yeah maybe he can teach the kids how to be a condescending a$$hole too.  Or perhaps how to be a professional liar and manipulator as well.  Or show the kids how to properly screw over your team, it's owner and your teammates.  Or, if were really lucky, maybe he can show them how to use their camera phones to take pictures of their genitals and send them to members of the opposite sex.  Hell, maybe he can team up with Vick and Stallworth and teach kids about the proper way to execute innocent animals and then how to get drunk and mow down pedestrians.  Yeah, great mentor you got their.  How bout we leave the charity work to people like Shiancoe, Brees or Hines Ward.  Players that have played hard, kept their noses clean and their butts out of trouble.   



Since: Dec 28, 2006
Posted on: June 15, 2011 9:14 am
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

*Big Huge Drawn-out Yawn*
So.......anything going on in arena football this year?



Since: May 3, 2011
Posted on: June 15, 2011 8:46 am
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Great great player. Tough guy. Always there on Sundays. 20 years of trying to beat him on the Pack and then they get Rodgers. Same story different name.    A BEARS FAN 



Since: Dec 13, 2007
Posted on: June 15, 2011 8:41 am
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Nice.  Cap off an article about Brett Favre with a video of him getting smoked.  That's not very nice CBS! LOL.<br />




Since: Apr 16, 2010
Posted on: June 15, 2011 8:23 am
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Come Brett    .....  1 MORE SEASON ....'' help the vikes brett farve , your their only hope."



Since: Jan 19, 2009
Posted on: June 15, 2011 1:20 am
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Hats off to Favre.  GOAT. Thanks for an awesome show.  You made football fun.



Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: June 14, 2011 11:28 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

   He is doing a great job at a youth camp, and this is what he should do.  Who better to teach passion, and toughness for the game of football!  Keep up the good work, and thank you for the better part of 20 years in the NFL.




Since: Oct 29, 2010
Posted on: June 14, 2011 11:00 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

I hope Favre takes a break from the limelight because he is self destructing his image. I am a great fan of football, it would be a shame to see what is one of the all time greats turn his legacy into an association of bad jokes through bad decisions. It was sad to watch him last year on and off the field. I want to remember him at the top of his game, not someone who embarrasses himself by hanging on.



Since: Nov 24, 2010
Posted on: June 14, 2011 9:52 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Que les moqueurs com
mencer ....

 

 Really Promise???




Since: Jan 18, 2007
Posted on: June 14, 2011 9:06 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Guys, keep in mind this isn't a repeat of a story from 2007, 2008, 2009, or 2010.  Fool me four times, shame on...


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