06.09.2012 [Tucson Citizen] - Packers QB Aaron Rodgers enabled the fine folks of Green Bay move on from Brett Favre (no, they'll never forget No. 4). But for much of his career, 49ers QB Alex Smith has left the San Francisco faithful pining for Jeff Garcia (not to mention Hall of
09.02.2011 [NFL News] - After the Packers won the Super Bowl on Sunday, what do you think Brett Favre is thinking right now? Is he happy? Is he sad? Or does he want to come back for another year and stick it to the Packers? Here is what Favre was thinking after the game “I
06.02.2011 [The Business Insider] - Casual observers of professional football may have wondered at certain times last year, "Why does everyone hate Brett Favre so much?" In 2008, Brett Favre retired to make way for Green Bay's quarterback of the future. A few months later, he decided he
23.01.2011 [Christian Science Monitor] - Mike Roemer, AP By Julie Fallon / January 23, 2011 In March of 2008, Brett Favre delivered a tearful retirement news conference, then un-retired during the following training camp. But the Green Bay Packers had already moved forward with Aaron Rodgers
Brett Lorenzo Favre (born October 10, 1969) is a former American football quarterback who spent the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He was a 20-year veteran of the NFL, having played quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons (1991), Green Bay Packers (1992–2007), New York Jets (2008) and Minnesota Vikings (2009–2010). Favre is the only quarterback in NFL history to throw for over 70,000 yards, over 500 touchdowns, over 300 interceptions, over 6,000 completions, and over 10,000 pass attempts. He officially retired on January 17, 2011.
14.09.2012 [Grantland] - Compare Cutler to Brett Favre, for example, and it tells us a lot about why we get down on Cutler. Like Cutler, Favre was prone to awful games where he'd toss up a bunch of interceptions, get down on his teammates, and generally look like a disaster
13.09.2012 [Patch.com] - Brett Favre. How would you describe yourself in three words or less? Blond. What is your favorite subject in school? Math. If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be and why? Brett Favre. Do you have a favorite sports memory that sticks
13.09.2012 [Comic Book Movie] - Both young men replaced a long-beloved ruler (Ned Stark, Brett Favre) but have led their Northmen with even more success: Robb's winning the war against the Lannisters, and Rodgers won the Super Bowl and was basically invincible last year. And yes, by
13.09.2012 [The Student Printz] - Over the next century, Southern Miss would accumulate 560 wins, two national championships, eight conference titles and 10 bowl wins. Numerous professional football players sprouted from the Southern Miss football program as well, including Brett Favre
02.02.2011 [ESPN (blog)] - There is a perception among national media members that the Green Bay Packers should feel validated and perhaps vindicated for trading quarterback Brett Favre three years ago. It's a tightly-wrapped story, and one that the Packers haven't attempted to
29.01.2011 [The Canadian Press] - Then Thompson became the guy who traded Brett Favre. Now the Packers are preparing to face the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl, Favre is gone — presumably for good — amid a cloud of injury and embarrassment, and Thompson's approach looks like
09.02.2011 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - "When Brett Favre came into the meeting room as I was trying to decide which agent I was going to select, I seen Brett and Brett's calling me by my name, and I was like wow," Newton said while appearing on 'NFL Total Access' on NFL Network.
18.02.2011 [Total Packers] - Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson was on Jim Rome's show today and, of course, Brett Favre somehow managed to work his way into the conversation. “This deal with Brett, I'm not sure what that's all about,” Woodson said.
17.02.2011 [Yahoo! Sports] - James Brown, ZZ Top and the Blues Brothers were the halftime entertainment, and Brett Favre(notes) was the quarterback. Favre is ancient history in Wisconsin now, and head coach Mike McCarthy and QB Aaron Rodgers(notes) are the new heroes.
11.02.2011 [msnbc.com] - The famous barn on Patti Schroeder's property on Highway 10/45 in Winnebago County, Ill., was once a monument to Brett Favre. But this week, motorists have witnessed a changing of the guard quarterback. The message that once read '4 ever in our heart'
07.02.2011 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - By MJD Some Vegas casinos were offering a prop bet on the number of times Fox broadcasters Joe Buck and Troy Aikman would mention Brett Favre(notes) during the Super Bowl. They set the over/under at 2.5. Aikman and Buck, to their great credit and to my
18.02.2011 [Pioneer Press] - Even if you're disgusted by the performance and/or behavior of Brett Favre last season, it might be worth refraining from burning your No. 4 jersey for just a bit longer. That's because a No. 4 jersey (from any of the teams for which Favre played) can
09.09.2012 [Yahoo! Sports] - The Jets will pull an October Surprise by signing Brett Favre … just before Halloween. Trick or treat? Yeah, I'm just messing with you – at least, I think I am – though you have to admit, the idea of Rex Ryan persuading Mike Tannenbaum and Woody
04.02.2011 [UNM Daily Lobo] - Brett Favre, a demigod when he donned the green and gold, is 60 minutes away from being unseated as the patriarch of Packer football. Just years removed from the Favre fiasco of 2008, the football prophets would have never foretold that Aaron Rodgers
23.08.2012 [Yahoo! Canada Sports] - Brett Favre deserves at least a share of the credit—an assist, a half a sack, or maybe even a full one. In January of 2002, with the Packers safely ahead of the Giants, Favre audibled to “belly weak.” He rolled out to Strahan's side and fell at
11.02.2011 [ProFootballTalk] - (Geez, who does this guy think he is, Brett Favre?) This time, Tollner seems to mean it. He reportedly turned down two job offers after leaving the Raiders. “Right now the answer is yes,” Tollner said as to whether he's done for good.
04.02.2011 [The Almagest] - This would be any professional football players' "happily ever after," but in Brett Favre's case, his fairytale ending is far, far away. So now that Favre has officially filed his retirement papers, can we actually believe that he's walking away for
05.02.2011 [Hartford Courant] - And his pick as far as who will win? "Green Bay. My wife is from Wisconsin and I became a fan a few years ago when I saw Brett Favre wearing a "Git-R-Done" cable guy T- shirt," said Whitney, referring to his signature saying. "That was it for me."
04.02.2011 [Bleeding Green Nation] - by JasonB on Feb 4, 2011 2:00 PM EST in Philadelphia Eagles News Taiwanese TV tells the story of the 2011 Superbowl including Ben Roethlisberger's offseason troubles, the Packers reaction to Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers, Americans getting drunk off their
07.02.2011 [Express from The Washington Post] - But showing Brett Favre, the door three years ago was absolutely the right thing to do if you were the Green Bay Packers. By abruptly breaking away from an all-time great, the Packers showed the kind of decision-making that results in world
01.02.2011 [NESN.com] - Brett Favre turned the public against him with about five years of hogging the spotlight, and he didn't help himself out when alleged voicemails and cell phone pictures to a female Jets employee surfaced last year. Agree or disagree with people's
07.02.2011 [ProFootballTalk] - The most annoying line of questioning I heard after the Super Bowl involved words “Brett Favre.” Honorable mention: There were a handful of questions about a possible Packers repeat next season. The young roster makes it a natural topic, but it seems a
04.09.2012 [Dawgs By Nature] - For those who missed it, Cleveland Browns team president Mike Holmgren had a press conference on Monday to field whatever questions the media wanted to throw at him. There was nothing earth-shattering revealed, but it was still entertaining to hear him
12.09.2012 [The Viking Age (blog)] - Most interesting was revealing a conversation McNabb had with Brett Favre going into the 2011 season where the old gunslinger supposedly expressed sympathy for last year's starting quarterback. It went as follows… “He (Favre) said, 'I felt bad that
13.09.2012 [Town Hall] - Speaking about dreams, for several years we agonized as ex-pro football great Brett Favre kept us on the edge of our seats as he contemplated retirement. Favre was long past his prime but he hoped for one more day in the sun. More recently, rumors