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Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

Posted on: December 5, 2011 1:57 pm
Edited on: December 5, 2011 2:15 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson



And so it begins: a report out of Chicago Monday indicates that Brett Favre "would listen" if the Bears, dealing with serious deficiencies on offense, came calling.

Mike C. Wright of ESPN Chicago cites a "source familiar with the quarterback" who said Favre "would listen if the Bears made a pitch." Wright also adds, however, that it's "highly doubtful" that the Bears would call and that, as of the report, Chicago had not contacted Favre.
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That backs up what Bears coach Lovie Smith said on Monday when addressing the offensive issues following a sprained MCL injury to running back Matt Forte that could sideline the Bears two best offensive players -- quarterback Jay Cutler and Forte -- for the rest of the regular season.

"That's our group," Smith said of his quarterbacks. "We're going to make improvements with our group. We're not looking on the outside. We won't have a quarterback tryout or anything like that."

On the heels of back-to-back three-interception games from Caleb Hanie, the Bears were tied to plenty of rumors surrounding free agent Donovan McNabb. (Wide receiver/kick returner Devin Hester believes that would be "a waste of time.")

The upshot to either Favre or McNabb is that they have more experience (and, hopefully, skill) than Hanie. The downside is that they don't know Mike Martz' offense, and getting either up to speed wouldn't be the easiest of tasks.

Additionally, each one would bring a touch of drama to the situation, as you might expect.

The more likely scenario is that Chicago does what Chicago does, which is try to win games with defense and special teams. But the Bears are still in the playoff hunt, and Favre will, apparently, never go away. So let's not rule anything out completely just yet.

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Comments

Since: Nov 21, 2007
Posted on: December 6, 2011 2:03 am
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

The Packers and Rodgers aren't arrogant...in fact, they've been quite humble about where they are.

They don't bring up playing for a perfect season; they just respond to the media.  They don't brag about how they're going to beat up on anyone.  They just keep playing and keep winning.

Besides, their goal isn't a "perfect" season.  In fact, all they really want to do is win the last game of the year...again.

They're just that good...don't confuse excellence with arrogance. 



Since: Jul 27, 2008
Posted on: December 6, 2011 1:38 am
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

The Bears aren't going to make the playoffs which means the only interest Favre has is trying to end the Packers perfect season.  It's a shame he's letting spite destroy his legacy




Since: Dec 7, 2010
Posted on: December 6, 2011 12:59 am
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

Dear Brett Favre, please go away. That is all. Thank you.



Since: Sep 14, 2006
Posted on: December 6, 2011 12:32 am
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

Please stop giving that man a stage...and McNabb has proven that he doesn't want to put in the time anymore



Since: Feb 7, 2010
Posted on: December 5, 2011 11:48 pm
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

"Who is Bert?"


I never, EVER, laugh at any of these posts until I read that one and scrolled down a few comments...  


ALFIwantsout
Since: Sep 28, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 11:47 pm
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Since: Aug 17, 2008
Posted on: December 5, 2011 11:40 pm
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

Who is Bert?




Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: December 5, 2011 11:30 pm
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

Love him or Hate him.  You are crazy if you think Brett Favre does not bring more to the table than Apple Turnover Hanie. 



Since: Feb 9, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 10:47 pm
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

Go away Bert, go away. You set back the JETS at least 2 years and got Mangini fired. Not to mention the dong pictures he sent to Jen Sterger. This guy has worn out his welcome everywhere he's been. He was a good QB in the lmid to late 90's. No need for his old broke- down ass to come back now. Most guys with his resume would go into broadcasting but unfortunately Bert can hardly speak, let alone analyze anything.



Since: Jan 28, 2007
Posted on: December 5, 2011 10:11 pm
 

Report: Brett Favre would listen if Bears called

OOOOHHHHH!!!!!!  BRETT FAVRE, BEST QB EVER!!!!

ALL OF THE HATERS CAN SUCK IT!!!!

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