Favre says Thompson begged him to stay away; Grant holdout
Brett Favre now claims that Packers' General Manager Ted Thompson pleaded with him to stay away from Green Bay's training camp that started Sunday.
The three-time MVP quarterback told Sports Illustrated's Peter King and ESPN's Chris Mortenson that it's clear the Packers want him to stay retired.
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