Packers say no to Favre release; say he's welcome back, but Rodgers No. 1
He retired. He said he wasn't ready to commit to playing even though he was having second thoughts.
Same story a few weeks ago.
Then, the Packers say, Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre called last Tuesday and told the team to send him his helmet or send him his release.
The annual back-and-forth for Favre has him wanting to play now. The Packers say they won't release him for fear he'd show up on an NFC Central rival's lineup.