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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: Apr 7, 2009
Posted on: June 14, 2011 8:06 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Or he could go into being an actor and making movies.  He's already got experience!  lol



Since: Sep 16, 2006
Posted on: June 14, 2011 7:56 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

He should go away for awhile.  Let the stats and accomplishments speak for themselves and let the nonsense of the past few years fade away.  Even a Bears fan like me appreciates what he did on the field but the off-field circus he created the past few years hurt the game and his reputation.



Since: Apr 11, 2009
Posted on: June 14, 2011 7:45 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

I believe that the ever entertaining #4, Brett Favre should come back to football as a QB coach, and after he has had success with that, I seriously could see him becoming an offensive coordinator.  Who knows, maybe years late a head coach.  He is one of the most charasmatic people to put on the helmet in my era.  He loves to teach, he loves to talk, he gets the respect of his fellow players year after year. I believe that once he accepts that his body should not take further punishment, these decisions will come more easily to him.  Then, I see many invitations coming his way.  He belongs on the field, not playing anymore, but coaching in the NFL.  It would be a waist of his tallent for him to go the way of Marino and Young.  Keith Weyuker



Since: Mar 3, 2010
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:53 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

What's next for Brett? Politics.  Move to New York and run for Anthony Weiner's seat. 



Since: May 14, 2011
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:31 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

I have one suggestion as to what Brett should do next....stop talking to reporters.



Since: Apr 9, 2008
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:23 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football.

. . . and will be debuting his new daytime soap opera this fall:  "As My P*nis Turns."



Since: Nov 13, 2008
Posted on: June 14, 2011 6:05 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Take this year off and come back in 2012...should be ready to take some more hits by then....what's the big deal...he'll only be 42.



Since: Apr 9, 2011
Posted on: June 14, 2011 5:49 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

He needs to wet a hook. It's a lot less painful!!




Since: May 7, 2011
Posted on: June 14, 2011 5:40 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

I have a few suggestions for "Number4":continue to run his 7 on 7 camp at Southern MS.,try being a NFL analyst or reach out to some of these up and coming quarterbacks that are entering the NFL or still in college,namely Southern MS....I'm quite sure that they would welcome him with open arms,red carpet,etc;




Since: Dec 29, 2007
Posted on: June 14, 2011 5:14 pm
 

Brett Favre says he's really done with football

Since he dosent know what to do with himself may i suggest he go on to the real house wifes of orange county, he would fit in well with the rest of the drama queens


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