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Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

Posted on: July 5, 2011 9:03 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Brett Favre is done with football forever. Having heard him say that over and over this offseason, we think we might maybe know that.

And then the venerable Gil Brandt, in a chat on NFL.com, goes and ruins everything by pointing out that he thinks Favre could end up coming back in 2011.

"I do think Favre would be interested in talking to a team about returning," Brandt wrote Tuesday. "But I don't see a team out there right now that would bring him back as a starter."

That's primarily because there are too many quarterbacks with a) less drama and b) less mileage out on the market for the teams in need for a quarterback.

If you're a team like oh, say, the Vikings and you want to bring in a veteran to push and mentor Christian Ponder, the last person you want is Favre. Not only has he shown that he's typically unwilling to take a role as a backup, but there's plenty of unwanted drama that comes with No. 4.

In the end, even though we'll still be forced to mention Favre rumors for the rest of the offseason, that'll probably be the case with every team around the NFL, barring some unforeseen circumstances.

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Comments

Since: Aug 23, 2010
Posted on: July 5, 2011 10:31 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

Farve has no interest in coming back as a backup or mentor.  He didn't want to do it with Rogers and he not going to do it now.  Stay in Mississippi and coach the high schoolers.  That is where he can make an impact not in the NFL any more.  If you don't like to teach younger players on your team the position then why come back.  Do us all a favor and stay home.  I love Farve but it's over o.k.  O.K.Cool



Since: Aug 23, 2010
Posted on: July 5, 2011 10:30 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

Farve has no interest in coming back as a backup or mentor.  He didn't want to do it with Rogers and he not going to do it now.  Stay in Mississippi and coach the high schoolers.  That is where he can make an impact not in the NFL any more.  If you don't like to teach younger players on your team the position then why come back.  Do use all a favor and stay home.  I love Farve but it's over o.k.  O.K.Cool



Since: Jul 17, 2008
Posted on: July 5, 2011 10:28 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

Wait, are they going to play football for sure???  We all know Farve can play football still but do we want to deal with it again!!



Since: Jan 18, 2008
Posted on: July 5, 2011 10:13 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

thrilling article...



Since: May 30, 2007
Posted on: July 5, 2011 10:10 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

I think the Bears should pick him up !!!  Then at the first snap , EVERYONE on the field sack him !!! Then cut him .



Since: Jun 2, 2010
Posted on: July 5, 2011 10:08 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

Wow why don't we talk about Casey Anthony if were going to talk stupid like this article about lies and no facts! just like Casey the killer of a young child wow! it's like OJ ALL OVER WTF AMERICA! STOP THE STUPID REPORTS OF FAVRE COMING BACK HE'S NOT!!



Since: Feb 24, 2007
Posted on: July 5, 2011 10:07 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

Wouldn't be shocked. I think the ol' gunslinger has too much pride to go out the way he did last year which was pathetic on the field and a disgrace off of it.



Since: Nov 14, 2010
Posted on: July 5, 2011 10:00 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

Lets see, Ill just be moving on to the next article because this is what journalists bring up when they have nothing to report.



Since: Oct 26, 2010
Posted on: July 5, 2011 9:58 pm
 

Talk of a Favre return already fired back up

One team that well not bring back Farve is the Packers at this time.  This is more due to how the Packers handle his first retirment party.  Being a Packer fan all my life this move was over due and we know see what Rogers was made of this year.  So I hope this drama Queen Does stay away from football because it is hard to see one of the best QB play like he did last year and 2008 years. 



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