No Setback Here: Why the Packers Embrace Brett Favre’s Return To the NFL

August 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sitting down writing this story, already gives me the feeling that I've done this at least two or three times before.
But here we all are once again.  Three weeks away from Week One of the regular season, and of course Brett Favre has left it to the last possible minute to announce his return to football, even though the Vikings allegedly begged him to come back for one last round.
For some reason this offseason, the news wasn't quite as surprising as it has been in the past.  While I didn't sit through numerous hours of ESPN round the clock Favre watch, it seems that people have lost interest a little in number fours indecisiveness, and would rather focus on new story lines such as Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco, or Wes Welker's triumphant return in New England.
Throughout the Favre saga though, there has been one underlying issue—the Green Bay Packers. 
When Favre supposedly hung up his boots three weeks ago, the debate began to arise about ...

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