Favre News: If Brett’s Done, He Should Patch Things Up With Packers

August 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I lost my lunch today.
No, not like that.  I was carrying my plate back towards my couch when the headline screamed across ESPN:

"Sources: Brett Favre telling Vikings he is retiring"
My initial reaction was to drop my food on the floor, which I did.  My second reaction was to actually think about what I just read.
First, I thought this was stunning considering everyone thought he'd play. Then I thought harder: this is Brett Favre. Things could change in one month, one week, or one hour.
There is no need to go into Favre's waffling over retirement dating all the way back to 2006 (perhaps even before then) when Packers coach Mike McCarthy was preparing for his first season at the helm. We all know that sad tale of how Favre went from folk hero to public enemy number one, particularly amongst the Packer faithful.
That said, let's assume (yes, I know what happens when you assume) that Favre REALLY means it this time and hangs up the cleats...

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