Brett Favre’s Sad and Confusing Case: Getting Old Is Tough

June 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Football is a violent sport, one that often causes injuries and physical harm. It's amazing that some of the athletes perform the way they do without really injuring themselves.
They sacrifice everything in blood, sweat, and tears to perform the way they do.
In fact, some will go even farther than others, making the perfect sacrifice to lead their team to glory. The tough and mentally strong will play through injuries.
Some players are weak, both physically and mentally, while others get hurt and never play a down again.
Then there are those who put themselves on the line.
One of those men is Brett Favre.
He embodies the old "throw-back" type of player, one that puts his body and soul on the field. He commands the team, leads by example through hard times, and tries to persevere through them.
However, Favre isn't exactly young anymore. He's 40, and at the point where his body is more prone to injuries than ...

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