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Sparano on Favre: 'I can't rule anything out'

Posted on: August 4, 2011 3:01 pm
Edited on: August 5, 2011 6:29 am
 
Posted by Will Brinson



UPDATE (4:00 p.m.): Bus Cook, Favre's agent, likened Favre to Elvis (no, really) in an attempt to downplay the rumors.

"Brett Favre's retired, that's all I can say," Cook told ESPN. "He's like Elvis now. People just won't let go."

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The Brett Favre watch isn't dead, we're sorry to inform you. We thought it was dead when his agent Bus Cook told the press that Favre is "retired, period."

But then Tony Sparano, who's dealing with some major quarterbacking drama down in Miami, had to go and refuse to say he wouldn't look at Favre for the Dolphins.

"I can't rule anything out...I'm giving you the only answer I can give you," Sparano told reporters when asked about Favre, per Omar Kelly of the Miami Sun-Sentinel.

But all the fault isn't on Sparano -- Dave Hyde, a Sun-Sentinel columnist definitely poured a couple gallons of gasoline on the proverbial fire when he decided to write a column Thursday titled, "Why shouldn't the Dolphins call Brett Favre?"

His list of five specific reasons why the 'Fins should sign Favre are, actually, not that suspect, outside of the part about turning "the Dolphins from a team no one's talking about to one everyone is."

That's just silly, in my opinion. And not because all the publicity surrounding Favre with the Jets and Vikings the last two years has been terrible either. It's because the goal is to win football games, not "get attention." 

But, yeah, I'll recognize that Favre might sell more tickets than incumbent Chad Henne. And jerseys. And ... well, maybe that one works too, dammit.

Still, couldn't we at least just let the initial overtures on Favre begin in a way that doesn't require me to delete a bunch of comments telling me that "this isn't news"? Please?

Didn't think so -- and so we beat on, boat in the past and whatnot.

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Comments

Since: Mar 15, 2007
Posted on: August 4, 2011 8:56 pm
 

Sparano on Favre: 'I can't rule anything out'

Lay off the CAPS dude.

And you need to gp back to 3rd grade english class.

TO learn how to type a COMMENT

You need a moment to reflect on yourself.



Since: Oct 20, 2008
Posted on: August 4, 2011 8:48 pm
 

brian8ball - Turd O'




Since: Jan 7, 2009
Posted on: August 4, 2011 8:34 pm
 

Sparano on Favre: 'I can't rule anything out'

Hey Sparano,
Way to hang your starting QB out to dry. First, you go after Orton, then after failing at that, you say that Favre could come and play there. Just what in the world is wrong with you? Favre isn't going to Miami. But I hope that Henne is taking notes. I hope that he also has a good year. So that when you get fired, duing this season, you can sit at home and watch the QB you continually threw under the bus. Typical Bill Parcells coach, all mouth, no brains!



Since: Dec 17, 2008
Posted on: August 4, 2011 8:33 pm
 

Sparano on Favre: 'I can't rule anything out'

I enjoy watching Favre and 5 years ago would love to see him comeback.  I think we saw the end of Favre, from a production and skill aspect, last season.  I think coming back would damage his legacy even more.



Since: Jun 3, 2011
Posted on: August 4, 2011 8:32 pm
 

Sparano on Favre: 'I can't rule anything out'

Sparano did the only thing he could and did it well.  He probably is very satisfied with Henne but if Favre gets the itch his team could be a good landing point and you want to make him feel welcome.  Never plan on Brett, but if he comes you get better.


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Since: Mar 29, 2011
Posted on: August 4, 2011 7:45 pm
 

Sparano on Favre: 'I can't rule anything out'

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