Brett Favre Officially Files Retirement Papers With The NFL

January 17, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brett Favre has retired and un-retired to the media numerous times during his career.
The Minnesota Vikings quarterback has cried at press conferences for three different teams, only to resurface again. He's been medically unable to play, then cleared. He's been tracked down in Hattiesburg, Mississippi by both media and teammates.
Brett Favre retiring is nothing new, it has become part of the offseason ritual within the NFL.
This time, it looks official.
Fox Sports analysts, Jay Glazer and Alex Marvez are both reporting that Favre has officially filed retirement papers to the NFL, a big step in number four being done for good.
It shouldn't come as much of a surprise. By all accounts, Favre wasn't too keen on playing in 2010, let alone 2011. It took a fantastical amount of money and a clandestine recruitment trip by the Minnesota Vikings to pry him off of his couch.
Favre responded with lackluster play throughout the season and it became apparent to fans an...

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