Brett Favre Soap Opera Wears Thin on Fans

August 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There are many reasons for San Francisco fans to boo Brett Favre (for coverage of the game itself, see my companion piece on Sports Haze. For coverage on Favre's old team, check out my piece on PackerChatters).
No quarterback has had as much success against the 49ers. Favre has eliminated the Niners three times from the playoffs, including twice in San Francisco. He has only one career playoff loss (1998 in San Francisco), and it only happened because officials inexcusably called a Jerry Rice fumble dead.
Favre also has double-digit career regular season wins against the Niners. He has only one regular season loss, in San Francisco in 2008 as a member of the New York Jets, and it only happened because Brett played with a torn biceps in his throwing arm.
And of course, most of the country is tired of Brett's need to be chased into returning. The number of Brett Favre stories in the offseason exceeds any other single story inside or outside of sports.

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