Favre tells ESPN it's time to part ways with the Pack
Brett Favre now says it would be best for him and the Green Bay Packers to part ways, but the Packers still refuse to let him play for another team in the NFC's North Division.
The three-time MVP has met with Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy for more than six hours Monday night and today (Tuesday).
Favre told ESPN's Chris Mortensen they remain at a stalemate.
McCarthy is scheduled to coach his other 79 players at a 2 p.m. practice and the Packers have not said when McCarthy or other team officials might say something.
Favre quoted McCarthy as saying the Packers would be better with him there, but the coach has a problem with an open competition at quarterback.
McCarthy apparently said Aaron Rodgers would still be his starter, but he wouldn't say for how long.
"I would practice my butt off, but this probably isn't going to work," said the 38-year-old Favre.
He said he didn't want to disrupt the Packers' chemistry, and he'd agree with McCarthy's points if he was in the coach's shoes.
Favre told ESPN the Packers wanted to know if he's 100-percent committed.
"There's been a lot of damage done, and I can't forget it. Stuff has been said, stories planted, that just aren't true. Can I get over all that? I doubt it," Favre said.
Asked what stories were planted, Favre mentioned the report that he had a team-issued cell phone which he reportedly used to call the rival Minnesota Vikings.
And he said it wasn't true that Favre waffled on un-retiring in late March or early April, just weeks after he announced he was leaving.
Also, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Favre sensed something was wrong when he arrived at Sunday Night's Family Night and the team didn't want him near the field or the locker room.
Meanwhile, there is still no word from the McCarthy or the Packers. McCarthy had scheduled a press conference for Monday night, but that was postponed until sometime today. There is still no word yet on when that conference will take place