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Favre: 'I don't have that feeling' to return

Posted on: August 12, 2011 6:10 pm
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FavrePosted by Josh Katzowitz

Even though Brett Favre is supposedly retired and not returning to the NFL, talks of him returning in one way or another still continue to fly at us. Much to our chagrin, naturally.

While Favre told a Miami Herald reporter earlier this month that he hasn’t talked to anybody, really, how can you believe him when he’s come back for just one more season so many times? Well, maybe this will help convince you.

"I don't have that feeling, that chip on my shoulder," Favre told WGR-AM in Buffalo, via NFL.com. "I mean, I could easily talk myself into that chip on my shoulder like, 'Hey everybody hates you,' ... I could motivate myself."

That’s funny about the “everybody hates you” comment. It means Favre definitely is NOT suffering the effects of too many blows to the head.

Back to the interview, Favre also said that he probably should have retired after the 2009 season when he led the Vikings to the NFC title game (but threw a really, really bad pick at the end of the contest that helped keep Minnesota out of the Super Bowl, which is pretty much the reason he returned for 2010 in the first place).

So, after telling the Miami Herald’s Jeff Darlington “I haven’t heard anything, and I don’t have any interest,” after the reporter asked Favre about rumors that he would play for the Dolphins and now with this latest piece of information about his chip-less shoulder, we are fairly secure in saying this: Favre, um, probably isn’t coming back to play.

Or, you could just believe his agent, Bus Cook, when he said last month, “He’s retired. Period.”

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Since: May 11, 2007
Posted on: August 13, 2011 2:05 pm
 

Favre: 'I don't have that feeling' to return

That consecutive starting steak is what kept him coming back the last couple of years... I think thats why he will won`t be back. And all of the media people, and desperate coaches should just say, "thanks for the memories, enjoy the family, and retirement."



Since: Oct 13, 2008
Posted on: August 13, 2011 12:46 pm
 

Favre: 'I don't have that feeling' to return

He is the greatest quarterback in the history of the game. He has millions of dollars. He can do whatever he wants. He is better than %80 of the present starting QB'S this year.He will stay retired out of respect for the Tradition of the NFL.



Since: Mar 14, 2011
Posted on: August 13, 2011 12:21 pm
 

Favre: 'I don't have that feeling' to return

Stay on your tractor and run some mini-camps for kids Brett.  The spotlight will be on others this year.



Since: Sep 5, 2009
Posted on: August 13, 2011 5:04 am
 

Favre: 'I don't have that feeling' to return

That's good, Brett, because you've played out the string.  Enjoy your retirement.  Can we now please move on and forget about this guy until it's time for his Canton speech?



Since: Dec 2, 2007
Posted on: August 13, 2011 3:52 am
 

Favre: 'I don't have that feeling' to return

Loved watching him play but, yes, he should have called it a day after the 2009 season.



Since: Dec 4, 2006
Posted on: August 12, 2011 11:04 pm
 

Favre: 'I don't have that feeling' to return

T H I S  I S  N O T  N E W S  S T O P  T A L K I N G  A B O U T  B R E T T  F A V R E !


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