Brett Favre: An Easy Way To Spot Stupidity

August 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Today's media blitz is nothing new. Bleacher Report has placed a well-conceived section on Favre's retirement, or speculation about, on its front page.
As I drink my alcoholic grape Kool-Aid, if that's how you spell it, I can't help but think about how stupid fans are.
Where was this anger when Jordan came back and joined the Washington Wizards?
What about when Holyfield or Foreman came back to boxing?
Emmit Smith to the Arizona Cardinals? Joe Montana to the Kansas City Chiefs?
Probably, honestly, it was there, it just wasn't blasted 24 hours each day into our faces because of a never-ending media cycle trying to fight for readership or views.
I've loved Favre since I first saw him on a Quarterback Challenge in the early 1990s. He was pitted against another of my earliest favorites, Randall Cunningham, in the finals of the competition. I had never heard of Wisconsin or Green Bay at that time, but it didn't matter. He came off as a competitor and some...

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