Brett Favre’s Retirement: Why Detroit Lions Fans Should Care

August 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Before I say one word about Brett Favre's "retirement," let me first say this: I don't believe it.
Right now, I don't believe it because it's a "report" from an unnamed source citing a conversation between Favre's "people" and Vikings "personnel."
If Brett Favre comes out and announces it officially, I won't believe it.
When Tarvaris Jackson takes the Vikings' first snap of the regular season against the New Orleans Saints... I'll be closer to believing it. A little.
With that said, even if Lions fans don't care about Favre's annual carousel of madness, the fact is, the boys in Honolulu blue have a good deal at stake regarding Favre's decision.
Oddly enough, none of that has to do with things happening this year. What you're about to hear is effectively a rehash of what I said about Favre returning last year . It was true then, and it's still true now.
Namely, that the longer Favre hangs around, the better off the Lions are. Frankly, I want him back in Min...

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