Posted by Will Brinson
For whatever unholy reason, even the amazing news of a brand-new CBA can't go through without the rumors of Brett Favre possibly returning to the NFL.
Thankfully, Bus Cook is here to let us know that Favre's not coming back. We think. Probably. Period? Yes, period.
"Brett Favre retired in January," Cook told the Clarion Ledger. "He has not talked to any teams, including Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles, the Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks. He has not talked to anyone about playing football.
"He's retired, period."
So, there you have it: Brett Favre is not walking through that door.
Of course, this is the NFL and this is Brett Favre we're talking about. Which means that until he is actually no longer on the field and there is actually football taking place, there will be rumors about him playing somewhere.
Most of these rumors -- the Panthers and Eagles for example -- don't make any sense whatsoever, primarily because of Favre's age and the drama he brings.
On the other hand, if the catch-22 to getting football back is wading through Favre rumors, well, it's still worth it.
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